Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — The 2023 Canada Winter Games Host Society announced today the addition of four new organizations to its growing roster of sponsors: Grant Thornton, Maritime Electric, Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus, and Dairy Farmers of PEI.
The announcement was made during a reception at the Rodd Charlottetown where Host Society representatives shared a planning update and thanked both current and new sponsors for their support and ongoing enthusiasm for the upcoming Games. Today’s announcement brings the 2023 Games’ total of confirmed sponsorship to 70% of the overall fundraising goal of $8 million.
“The momentum continues to build as companies from across Atlantic Canada are stepping up to show their support for the 2023 Games,” said Jonathan Ross, VP, Sponsorship & Revenue Generation, 2023 Canada Games Host Society. “Our Games represent a unique opportunity for the business community to tap into the spirit of Canadian sport and showcase their brands on a national stage. We’d like to thank Grant Thornton, Maritime Electric, Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus, and Dairy Farmers of PEI for their commitment to giving back and supporting the Canada Games movement.”
In addition to receiving significant brand visibility throughout Games-time, each organization plans to leave a lasting impression with communities across PEI leading up to the 2023 Canada Games through strategic fan activations.
“Grant Thornton LLP is proud to sponsor the 2023 Canada Winter Games. The desire to support the health and prosperity of our communities runs deep at our Firm,” said Blair Dunn, Managing Partner PEI, Grant Thornton LLP. “Canada Games is a catalyst for growth in sport and recreation across the country. In 2023, it will showcase the caliber of our talented athletes, and the dynamic culture, diversity and hospitality of PEI to the rest of Canada.”
“At Maritime Electric we are very proud of the communities we serve. It's exciting to have our province once again host the Winter Canada Games in 2023," said Jason Roberts, President & CEO, Maritime Electric. "Islanders are known for their hospitality and we are happy to be a part of supporting the Games to deliver that Island hospitality for athletes, coaches and fans from across the country."
“Supporting the 2023 Canada Winter Games in Prince Edward Island was an easy decision for the team at Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus. We look forward to transporting Canada's best athletes across PEI, to various communities, making this a true Island-wide event," said Matthew Cassidy, President, Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus. "Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus is dedicated to delivering a life-shaping Canada Games experience for athletes, with the hope that they'll reminisce and share their experiences for many years to come."
“Dairy Farmers of PEI and Dairy Farmers of Canada are proud to sponsor the 2023 Canada Winter Games in PEI. Dairy farmers are proud to help fuel our athletes to victory, since milk plays an important role as part of a healthy, nutritious diet,” said Aidan Northcott, Marketing Coordinator, Dairy Farmers of PEI. “As Islanders, our dairy farmers also recognize the need to support our local communities. We encourage everyone to get behind the Games and show the incredible hospitality and sense of community that makes this Province great.”
The 2023 Canada Games is made possible thanks to the Government of Canada, the Province of Prince Edward Island, and supporters like Grant Thornton, Maritime Electric, Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus, and Dairy Farmers of PEI.
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