Best Buy Canada Demystifies Home Theatre Technology, Launches January Home Theatre Event

Find answers to the most common questions around home theatre electronics, hot product offers, exclusive contests and more

Announcement Highlights:

  1. Best Buy is launching the January Home Theatre Event on Friday, January 14 at all stores across Canada and online at  
  2. Event includes hot offers on Home Theatre products, Geek Squad services and exclusive contests: the chance to win a trip for two to Super Bowl XLV, one of five Harmony Remote Controls exclusively for Facebook Fans and Reward Zone prizes.
  3. Find answers to some of the most common questions about home theatre technology: LCD vs LED vs Plasma; the difference between Hertz rates; definition of 3D-Capable and what Connectivity means for your television.

BURNABY, BC, Jan. 12 /CNW/ - Best Buy, Canada's fastest growing retailer and etailer of consumer electronics is launching its January Home Theatre Event on Friday, January 14 at all stores across Canada and online at For the month of January, Best Buy is offering exclusive weekly deals on audio and home theatre products - including additional offers to Reward Zone members - for everything you need to create and enhance your home theatre experience.

Deals include:

  • For Reward Zone Members, 5X RZ points on all Energy Star 5.1 Rated TVs, 3X points on all LED TVs, 3X points on all Cable/Satellite Products, 3X points on all Harmony Remote Controls.
  • Free 32" Toshiba HDTV with the purchase of select speaker and receiver packages.
  • Geek Squad installation and set-up services - Add mount and mount service to any 1080p TV or larger for $99.

In addition to hot product offers, Best Buy is offering some exclusive contests, including:

  • Samsung Super Bowl Contest - Customers can enter online for the chance to win a trip for two to Super Bowl XLV. Prize includes two tickets to Super Bowl XLV, Two tickets to an NFL Tailgate Party, Round-trip airfare, Four-night hotel accommodation and US $500 spending money Jan 7 - 20.
  • Pass to Win Contest - Exclusive to Reward Zone Members, the chance to win a 3DTV Grand Prize and several Instant Win prizes Jan 14 - Feb 10
  • Harmony Remote Contest - Exclusive to Best Buy Canada Facebook Fans, the chance to win one of five Harmony Remote Controls Jan 21 - 27

Demystifying Technology through our Plug-in Community Forum:

  • Throughout the event, we will be posting references to our Plug-in community forum to answer some of the most common customer questions around Home Theatre electronics:
  • Difference between LCD/LED/Plasma TV
  • Difference between 120HZ/240HZ/600HZ
  • What does 3D-Capable mean?
  • Connectivity - what does this mean for your TV?

For more information and contest details, please visit (live Friday) and

About Best Buy Canada

Best Buy stores in Canada are a division of Burnaby, BC-based Best Buy Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY). Best Buy is Canada's fastest-growing retailer and e-tailer ( of consumer electronics, computers and entertainment products and also operates the Geek Squad (, a technology service provider specializing in computer support, home theatre installation and car electronics installation. There are more than 70 stores in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia.

Best Buy offers consumers a unique shopping experience with the latest technology and entertainment products, at the right price, with a no-pressure (non-commissioned) sales environment. The Company is committed to kids and its local communities and has a comprehensive community relations program described at

For more information about Best Buy, including store locations, visit

SOURCE Best Buy Canada

For further information:

Danielle Jang
Communications Manager
Best Buy Canada


For Quebec:  

Patrick Lavoie
Best Buy Canada


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