TORONTO, March 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Molson Coors, Canada's oldest brewery, is raising a glass in support of the largest home Games ever held on Canadian soil: the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.
As Official Supplier of Beer and Cider for the Games, the beverages of Molson Coors will be part of the celebrations whenever goals, home runs and medals are awarded in the summer of 2015.
And behind every beer and cider enjoyed at the TORONTO 2015 Games will be the 3,000 proud Canadian employees who produce the well-known beverages at Molson Coors breweries in Toronto, Montreal, Moncton, St. John's and Vancouver.
"We are thrilled to be the official beer sponsor for the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games in Toronto in 2015. Beer and sports have always had a natural partnership and while we can't deliver enough red fridges to meet the demand, we can promise that we won't run out of your favourite Molson Coors beers," said Stewart Glendinning, president and CEO of Molson Coors Canada.
In 2010, Canada's pre-eminent brewer enjoyed phenomenal success and growth as an Official Supplier of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games as Canadian patriotism surged to unprecedented levels. Molson Coors is also a proud supporter of the Canadian OIympic Committee.
"We're proud to have Molson Coors join the TORONTO 2015 Games to help Canadians and our international guests celebrate in the summer of 2015," said Saäd Rafi, chief executive officer, TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015). "As a company synonymous with Canada and sporting excellence, Molson Coors will help spread the excitement across this country as we prepare to host a home Games for our top summer athletes."
Molson Coors joins previously announced members of the TORONTO 2015 sponsor family, including: Lead Partner CIBC; Premier Partners Atos, Chevrolet Canada, Cisco and Loblaw Companies Limited; Opening Ceremony Creative Partner Cirque du Soleil; as well as Official Suppliers Allstream, Beanfield Metroconnect, CAA South Central Ontario, Coca-Cola, Pattison Outdoor Advertising, FUSE Marketing Group, McKesson Canada, Royal Canadian Mint, Schenker of Canada Ltd., Toronto Pearson International Airport, the Toronto Star and Official Broadcaster CBC/Radio-Canada.
About Molson Coors Canada
Molson Coors Canada is the Canadian division of Molson Coors Brewing Company, a global brewer with operations in Canada, the U.S., U.K. and Asia. The company proudly offers some of the most popular brands in Canada with an award-winning brand portfolio which includes Molson Canadian, Coors Light, Molson Export, Rickard's and Molson Canadian 67.
Molson Coors Canada employs 3,000 Canadians, operates seven breweries, including boutique breweries Creemore and Granville Island, and invests in communities from coast-to-coast through its various charitable initiatives and sports and entertainment sponsorships. Molson Coors Canada is committed to promoting its products and events in a responsible manner as part of an active, healthy lifestyle.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) is tasked with the responsibility of planning, managing and delivering the Games. Its mission is to ignite the spirit through a celebration of sport and culture. The TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games will take place July 10-26 and the Parapan American Games August 7-15.
The 2015 Games are funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, as well as other partners and sponsors. CIBC is the Lead Partner of the Games.
For more information about the Games, please visit TORONTO2015.org.
SOURCE: Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games
For further information:
Director, media relations and chief spokesperson, TO2015
Senior manager, external communications, Molson Coors