Info-Tech Research Group plans to keep the music alive at the historic
TORONTO, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - After months of speculation, Info-Tech
Research Group has purchased the historic Masonic Temple, host to music
legends such as Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, and
David Bowie. Info-Tech Research Group acquired the building from Bell
"It's been a truly amazing year for us here at Info-Tech Research Group,
and we're so excited to make the Masonic Temple our new Toronto home,"
said Joel McLean, President and CEO of Info-Tech Research Group. "As a
Canadian company, maintaining and celebrating the unique cultural
history of the building is something to which we are deeply committed.
We plan to maintain the concert hall, and are currently looking into
opportunities to host an annual Charity Black Tie Concert on the very
stage that some of my own childhood idols have played."
"We are honoured and proud to have played a part in the ongoing and
storied history of this legendary building," said Kevin Crull,
President of Bell Media. "We are confident that Info-Tech will maintain
the integrity and spirit of the Masonic Temple, and build upon its
While Info-Tech is not in the music business, "Work Hard, Play Hard" and
"Enjoy the Work We Do" have been two of the company's core values since
the IT research and advisory firm was founded in 1997. McLean believes
that a positive work culture is critical for driving innovation and
that this culture has been instrumental in making Info-Tech Research
Group the world's fastest growing IT research and advisory firm.
Info-Tech Research Group has more than 300 employees and has been named
one of Canada's Best Workplaces five times.
"The Masonic Temple has nearly a century of history, but the acquisition
marks the beginning of a new chapter for Info-Tech Research Group,"
says McLean. "We are all very excited about what this means for the
About Bell Media
Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in
television, radio and digital. With passion and an unrelenting
commitment to excellence, Bell Media entertains, informs and inspires
Canadians. Bell Media owns 28 conventional stations, including CTV,
Canada's #1 television network, and owns and operates 30 specialty
channels, including TSN, Canada's #1 specialty channel and RDS,
Canada's #1 French-language specialty channel. Bell Media also owns 33
radio stations, dozens of websites, Dome Productions Inc. and has
partnered with Cirque du Soleil to form Cirque du Soleil Media, a
Montréal-based production company. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc.
(TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. For more on
Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.
About Info-Tech Research Group
With a paid membership of over 30,000 members worldwide, Info-Tech Research Group (www.infotech.com) is the global leader in providing tactical, practical Information
Technology research and analysis. Info-Tech Research Group has a
sixteen-year history of delivering quality research and is North
America's fastest growing full-service IT analyst firm.
SOURCE: Info-Tech Research Group
For further information:
For information on Info-Tech Research Group's plans for upgrades to the Masonic Temple, please contact Carlene McCubbin, Public Relations for Info-Tech Research Group at email@example.com or 1.888.670.8889.