TORONTO, April 4, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (TSX: CM) (NYSE: CM) and Visa will be providing Toronto soccer fans a rare opportunity to see and have their photo taken with the 2014 FIFA World Cup Winner's Trophy -- the same trophy awarded to the champions of the 2014 FIFA World CupTM in Brazil.
"CIBC is proud to support the spirit of competition that unites us all and to celebrate Canada's rich multicultural mosaic. We are thrilled to give soccer fans this exclusive chance to be inspired by the 2014 FIFA World Cup Winner's Trophy," said Larry Tomei, Senior Vice-President, Retail and Business Banking, CIBC.
CIBC is proud to be the Official Canadian Bank in Association with Visa of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Leading up to the event, CIBC will once again celebrate Canada's diverse communities and passion for sports as millions of soccer fans rally around their favourite teams and countries with excitement and enthusiasm.
"This is an exciting and once in a lifetime opportunity for soccer fans to get so close to the most sought after prize in soccer," said Rick DiGironimo, Director of Operations for the Trio Sportsplex, where the FIFA World Cup Winner's Trophy will be on display. "Seeing this iconic trophy is the dream of millions of soccer fans worldwide and we are so proud to host this event for our members and our soccer crazed community."
Fans can celebrate their passion for the beautiful game by seeing the 2014 World Cup Winner's Trophy at:
601 Cityview Boulevard
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Fans will be able to:
- Get a professional photo taken with the trophy
- Enjoy soccer-themed activities
- Show their pride by wearing their country's colours
Fans are encouraged to like us on Facebook.com/CIBC and join the countdown to the 2014 FIFA World CupTM.
CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to supporting causes that matter to our clients, our employees and our communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of employees. In 2012, CIBC contributed more than $38 million to charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national, regional and local organizations. You can find other news releases and information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.
Visa is an Official FIFA Partner with global rights in the financial services product category for all FIFA competitions. As a FIFA Partner, Visa receives worldwide exclusive access to the FIFA World Cup™ and more than 40 other FIFA competitions, providing opportunities to tap into the passions and reach of the "world's favorite sport." For more information on Visa's FIFA sponsorship, visit www.visa.com/fifamediakit.
Image with caption: "2014 FIFA World Cup™ Winner's Trophy (CNW Group/CIBC)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130404_C2665_PHOTO_EN_25206.jpg
For further information:
Media contact: Roderick Cumming, Senior Director, Communications & Public Affairs, CIBC, 416-304-5567.