The Gentlemen's Expo presents Manny Pacquiao live in Toronto for his first ever public appearance in Canada

On Sept. 26, Manny Pacquiao will take to the stage at the third annual Gentlemen's Expo for an intimate one-on-one interview with Sportsnet's Stephen Brunt in front of a live audience

TORONTO, June 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Gentlemen's Expo (Sept. 25 to 27) today announced that former eight-division world champion boxer, current member of the Philippine House of Representatives, philanthropist and actor, Emmanuel "Manny" Dapidran Pacquiao, will grace the stage at the third annual Gentlemen's Expo for his first ever public appearance in Canada. Sitting across from him will be Canadian author and award-winning journalist Stephen Brunt of Sportsnet, asking all the hard-hitting questions. The event takes place on Sept. 26 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

"We're thrilled to have Manny Pacquiao participate in our third annual Gentlemen's Expo," said Luca Del Rosso, co-founder of The Gentlemen's Expo. "This year's expo is gearing up to be the biggest one yet, with more brands, celebrity appearances, seminars, unique experiences and unforgettable entertainment that you won't find anywhere else. We're working to reinvent the traditional consumer show and make it something that people have never seen before."

The on-stage conversation with Pacquiao will focus on his career in boxing, his work in politics and his personal life outside of the public spotlight. Following this, a two hour ticketed meet-and-greet and autograph signing will take place at the event. Passes for the private meet-and-greet with Pacquiao are $299 and go on sale, June 25 at 11 a.m. These passes also include a single day 'Man-Up' admission package, an exclusive Manny Pacquiao t-shirt, autograph signing (limited to one item per person), and a photo opportunity with the former boxing champion. There are only 200 passes for the private meet-and-greet available to the public.

Additional entertainment for The Gentlemen's Expo 2015 will be announced at the beginning of August. General Admission packages to the show range from $30 to $50 and are available online. For additional details please visit

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About The Gentlemen's Expo

The Gentlemen's Expo (TGE) is a three-day event taking place September 25 to 27 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Now in it's third year, TGE continues to entertain and educate men and women in everything surrounding the art - and commerce - of modern manliness. It is the re-invention of the consumer show, putting experience, content and entertainment at the forefront.

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Davide De Laurentiis, The Gentlemen's Expo, Inc., at, or 416.843.9392

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