Investors Group, Sport Manitoba, Manitoba Teachers’ Society, Maple Leaf Construction, and St.Vital Centre announce support for the 2017 Games
WINNIPEG (June 29, 2016) - The 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society is pleased to announce several sponsors, including Signature Sponsor, Investors Group. Today’s announcement brings the 2017 Games’ total of confirmed sponsorship to in excess of 75 percent of the overall goal of $8.7 million.
John Wiltshire, Senior Vice President of Marketing at Investors Group announced the organization would also be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2017 Canada Summer Games’ Closing Ceremony, which will take place Sunday, August 13, 2017 at Investors Group Field.
“Investors Group is excited to have the 2017 Canada Summer Games in our home city. We are proud to sponsor the Closing Ceremonies taking place at Investors Group Field,” said Jeff Carney, President and Chief Executive Officer of Investors Group. “For decades, we have shown our commitment to athletes and coaches across the country and we are pleased to extend that support to the Canada Games.”
Jeff Hnatiuk, President and CEO of the 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society also announced Official Sponsor, Sport Manitoba, and Official Supporters, Manitoba Teachers’ Society, Maple Leaf Construction and St.Vital Centre.
“The 2017 Canada Summer Games are very fortunate to receive support from our amazing sponsors, including Investors Group,” said Hubert Mesman, Co-Chair of the 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society. “It is with the continued support from the business community we will be able to provide amazing Games experiences, like the Closing Ceremonies, for our athletes, teams, and spectators.