Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay Media 1 convoy vehicle information and
technical briefings to be held for 100 Mile House and Williams Lake

VANCOUVER, Jan. 25 /CNW/ - The Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will hold media technical briefings for 100 Mile House and Williams on Tuesday January 26 related to 2010 Olympic Torch Relay community celebrations.

The briefings are intended to help media prepare to cover the relay and include an overview of Day 91, Thursday, January 28 when the Olympic Flame will visit these communities, as well as route materials and be aware of, the technical briefing listed below: Please note that this is a technical briefing for community celebration plans. It is critical for media planning to cover these events to participate in, or be media, not a press conference - no spokespeople from VANOC will be available on site for interviews.

    
    No.1   Media Technical Briefing for 100 Mile House
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           What: A technical overview of Day 91 (January 28) when the flame
                 visits 100 Mile House

           Where: Council Chambers, District of 100 Mile House, 385 Birch
                   Avenue

           When: Tuesday, January 26, 11:00 a.m. (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives


    No.2   Media Technical Briefing for Williams Lake
           ------------------------------------------

           What: A technical overview of Day 91 (January 28) when the flame
                 visits Williams Lake

           Where: Williams Lake City Hall, Committee Room 1

           When: Tuesday, January 26, 2:00pm (local time)

           Participating: VANOC media relations representatives
    

Media dial-in information:

Conference ID: 2315464

Local dial in: 604-678-9970

Toll-free: 1 866-792-1316

For media 1 registration:

Please submit your request by email to media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com, and include the following information:

    
    -   The date and in exactly which community (ies) you would like to board
        Media 1.
    -   The name of the camera person or photographer.
    -   Contact details, including a cell phone number when possible.
    

If you have been allocated a spot, we will email or call you one to two days in advance to confirm details including your pick-up/drop-off location and times. If you are not allocated a spot on Media 1, FLAME, the Torch relay digital asset management system, includes video footage and stills taken from Media 1.

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For further information: For further information: Media contact: Vancouver 2010 Torch Relay Team, Tel: (604) 403-9328, E-mail: media@torchrelay.vancouver2010.com

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