Media Advisory - VANOC to release new ticketing information and Vancouver 2010 pictograms, sport illustrations and graphic identity Wednesday, September 17

    VANOC board of directors meeting also scheduled for Wednesday,
    September 17

    VANCOUVER, Sept. 15 /CNW/ - At The Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon on
Wednesday, September 17, the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010
Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games (VANOC) will release new ticketing
information and will unveil the Vancouver 2010 pictograms, sport illustrations
and graphic identity that will convey the visual personality of the Games to
the world.


    Caley Denton, VANOC's vice president of ticketing and consumer marketing,
will make a keynote address with an exclusive look at how members of the
public can maximize their 2010 Winter Games experience. His speech will detail
how a host of Olympic Experience packages can help spectators.

    Graphic Identity/Pictograms/Sport Illustrations

    Winter Olympians will be on hand at the Vancouver Board of Trade lunch to
help unveil a major Games creative element with the introduction of the
graphic identity, pictograms and sport illustrations for the 2010 Olympic and
Paralympic Winter Games. These graphic design elements, set against the
region's spectacular natural scenery, will define the visual identity of the
2010 Games.

        When:    Wednesday, September 17, 2008
                 12:30 pm PT

        Where:   Vancouver Convention and Exhibition Centre
                 Parkview Terrace
                 200-999 Canada Place
                 Vancouver, BC

        Who:     -  Caley Denton, vice president ticketing and consumer
                     marketing, VANOC
                 -  Ali Gardiner, Director Brand and Creative Services VANOC
                 -  Canadian Olympians representing various winter sports

    VANOC Board Meeting

    VANOC's board of directors is also holding its regular meeting on
September 17. A news release will be distributed following the meeting; a
post-meeting news conference will not take place to ensure media can attend
The Vancouver Board of Trade luncheon above. Media with questions on the news
release are invited to contact VANOC media relations. VANOC will continue to
hold post-meeting news conferences following future meetings of the board.

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Katie Green, VANOC
Communications, (778) 328-6473,; Terry Hadley,
Communications Director, The Vancouver Board of Trade, (604) 641-1271,

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