Metro Toronto Convention Centre renews contract with Target Show Security

    TORONTO, Aug. 14 /CNW/ - The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) today
announced that it has renewed the contract of long-time security supplier
Target Investigation & Security Ltd. for an additional five years, as of June
1, 2007.
    In addition, Target has been re-named as the MTCC's Official Security
Provider, which means the firm has been officially recognized as the event
security firm of choice for the MTCC's facility and its many clients. Target
has won this special designation at the MTCC for the past six years already.
    "We are pleased to be able to offer our clients the outstanding security
services of Target Investigation & Security," said the MTCC's Vice-President
of Operations Vince Quattrociocchi. "We have been working with Target as our
official since 2002, and during that time Target has continually demonstrated
a high level of commitment and a professional approach.
    "Target is very effective at protecting our clients' interests and those
of the MTCC. We are very pleased that Target was successful in the RFP process
and that we have been able to renew their contract to be our official supplier
for the next five years. We look forward to continuing our very productive
business relationship with them," he added.
    Target has been a leading "premier security provider" for trade and
consumer shows, conventions and special events for 30 years. It has earned a
solid reputation within the industry for integrity and effectiveness while
providing a full range of services.
    Target's services include professional uniformed staff for special events
admittance control/monitoring, crowd control, VIP Elite Protection and Armed
Security Officers to help ensure a safe and secure event. Target also
maintains large inventories of specialized equipment on site at client
locations such as the MTCC's facility so that it can respond quickly and
easily to individual clients' particular needs.
    "We take great pride in providing outstanding event and show security
services to the MTCC and its many clients," said John Domonkos, President and
CEO of Target Show Security. "We know that the MTCC's goal is to provide every
client with a memorable event experience, and ensuring that all event
attendees' safety and security needs are well met is a big part of delivering
that service."

    About Target Investigation & Security Ltd.

    Target has successfully been providing event and show security services
to the largest and highest profile events and clients in Toronto since 1974.
Based in Concord, Ontario, the company maintains strict standards to ensure
clients and their attendees have a safe and secure event. To achieve this
objective, Target provides a team of more than (over 150 employees) fully
trained security officers who are knowledgeable in First Aid, CPR and the use
of a Defibrillator. All Target officers are equipped with the latest in Radio
Communications. For more information, please visit

    About the MTCC

    The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is Canada's No.1 convention and trade
show facility and one of the finest in North America. With more than 2 million
square feet of state-of-the-art space, it is considered a world-class,
tier-one facility. Since its opening in 1984, the MTCC has hosted
approximately 12,000 events and entertained nearly 40 million. For further
information about the MTCC please visit

For further information:

For further information: Christine Chiu, Marketing Manager, MTCC, (416)
585-8106,; John Domonkos, President and CEO, Target
Investigation & Security, (416) 585-8200,

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