News Release: Capital Tickets and Canadian Tire join forces to provide additional ticket outlets in Ottawa
Special ticket, concession and transportation offers to be made available exclusively at Canadian Tire retail locations
OTTAWA - In conjunction with Canadian Tire Corporation and Senators Sports & Entertainment, Capital Tickets announced today that 11 Ottawa-area Canadian Tire stores will join the group of distributors at which tickets for all Ottawa Senators home games, Canadian Tire Centre concerts and shows and other events throughout the National Capital Region can be purchased.
Beginning on Saturday, Feb. 8, 10 Canadian Tire stores in Ottawa in addition to one store in neigbouring Perth, Ont., will have Capital Tickets distribution outlets available in-store.The 11 Canadian Tire stores will join The Sens Store locations at Carlingwood Mall and Place d’Orléans, all Sports Experts locations in Ottawa , Les Galeries de Hull, Ottawa Festivals and the Canadian Tire Centre box office, as official Capital Tickets outlets. Promotional offers and ticket discounts will also stem from Canadian Tire’s direct association with Capital Tickets.
“We’re delighted to see local Canadian Tire outlets join the CapitalTickets.ca family,” said Tom Gillis, general manager Capital Tickets. “The addition of a significant number of purchasing outlets throughout the region will provide more convenience to hockey and entertainment fans throughout the Ottawa-area, while further enhancing Senators Sports & Entertainment’s strategic partnership with Canadian Tire and its subsidiaries.”
“We are excited to further ingrain ourselves in the Ottawa community by offering customers increased access to events at the Canadian Tire Centre and across the National Capital Region,” said Landon French, Vice President of Sport Partnerships at Canadian Tire. “Our partnership with Senators Sports & Entertainment means we can offer customers a convenient way to purchase tickets for hockey games, concerts and great promotional events. Our stores have long been a hub within communities from coast-to-coast and making it easier for customers to experience everything the Canadian Tire Centre has to offer is an extension of that tradition.”
In recognition of this new partnership, each participating Canadian Tire store will offer an exclusive promotional package for four of the team’s remaining games this season. The package includes bus transportation to and from Canadian Tire Centre, an upper level ticket and a $10 food and beverage voucher redeemable at Canadian Tire Centre concessions all for $65. The package will be available for the following home games:
• Thursday, Feb. 27 vs. Detroit Red Wings
• Tuesday, March 18 vs. N.Y. Rangers
• Friday, March 28 vs. Chicago Blackhawks
• Thursday, April 10 vs. New Jersey Devils
About Capital Tickets
Capital Tickets is the only authorized ticket vendor for Canadian Tire Centre events. Tickets purchased through unauthorized ticket vendors are subject to cancellation and purchasers may be denied access to the event. Only those tickets purchased through authorized vendors are guaranteed seating.
In addition to Senators hockey and Canadian Tire Centre events, Capital Tickets also serves as the primary ticketing agency for a number of regional events including the Ottawa 67’s hockey club, Ottawa Wine and Food Festival, Centrepointe Theatre and the Shenkman Arts Centre.
Canadian Tire Centre is also home to the OHL’s Ottawa 67’s and the NBL’s Ottawa SkyHawks. To view the 2013-14 home schedules for each team and to purchase tickets, please click here.
About Canadian Tire Corporation
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (TSX:CTC.a) (TSX:CTC) is a Family of Companies that includes Canadian Tire Retail, PartSource, Gas+, FGL Sports (Sport Chek, Hockey Experts, Sports Experts, Pro Hockey Life, National Sports, S3 and Atmosphere), Mark’s, Canadian Tire Financial Services, and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities. With more than 1,700 retail and gasoline outlets from coast-to-coast, our primary retail business categories – Automotive, Living, Fixing, Playing and Apparel – are supported and strengthened by our Financial Services division. More than 85,000 people are employed across the Canadian Tire enterprise, which was founded in 1922 and remains one of Canada’s most recognized and trusted brands. Canadian Tire Retail, Sport Chek and Sports Experts are proud to be Premier National Partners of the Canadian Olympic Team. For more information, visit Corp.CanadianTire.ca.
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