Partnership kicks off with virtual event featuring Raptors star Chris Boucher
and a national back-to-school competition
RICHMOND HILL, ON, August 20, 2021 / CNW / – Staples Canada is proud to become the official work and learning company for the Toronto Raptors. This new multi-year partnership marks the meeting of two teams sharing a common vision of performance and growth. The partnership will begin with a series of activities to help Canadians get excited about the upcoming school year, with a virtual Spotlight event with the Raptors Center Chris Boucher and a national back-to-school competition.
“As The Working and Learning Company, we are delighted to partner with an organization that shares our values of high performance and giving back to the community,” said David boone, CEO of Wholesale Office. “We look forward to working with the Raptors to help inspire and empower Canadians through thoughtful programming and experiences. “
As an official partner of the Toronto Raptors, Wholesale Office will have a presence at Raptors home games and an ongoing Spotlight lecture series featuring team management and players that will bring high performance content and events, aimed at students, teachers, parents and companies. A range of Raptors products will also be available for purchase at select Staples stores everywhere Canada and online on staples.ca from the end of August.
“We are proud to partner with Wholesale Office to help inspire students and entrepreneurs from coast to coast, ”said Jordan Vader, Vice President, Global Partnerships at MLSE. “The Raptors are all bold, strategic and most importantly, confident. Our confidence in the future is amplified thanks to partners like Wholesale Office, who actively seek to help Canadians navigate into the future.
Staples spotlights back-to-school kickoff event with Chris Boucher
At August 28, Wholesale Office will host a back-to-school launch webcast in its Spotlight virtual event space with a question-and-answer session with the Canadian Raptors Center Chris Boucher on how to approach an elite athlete to prepare for a basketball season and how to apply it in school. The virtual event will also include appearances by the official team mascot, The Raptor, craft activities and more. Admission is free and open to students, teachers and families throughout Canada. To learn more and to register for the virtual event, visit this link.
Staples and the Raptors back-to-school contest
With the help of the Raptors, Wholesale Office will also launch a contest that invites teachers, parents and students to share what their school spirit looks like – whether it’s sharing a story about cheering on their home team or coming together to give back to their community. The Back-to-school team spirit competition present a lucky school with the grand prize of a virtual appearance by a Toronto Raptors personality for their school and $ 15,000 in technological products of Wholesale Office. Three finalists will receive a $ 1,000 Staples Raptors gift card and merchandise. The competition will be launched on August 28 to staples.ca.
On Wholesale Office
Wholesale Office is the working and learning society. With a focus on community, inspiration and service, the private company is committed to being a dynamic and inspiring partner for clients who visit its more than 300 locations and staples.ca. The company has two brands that support business customers, Staples Preferred for small businesses and Staples Professional for medium to large businesses, as well as five coworking facilities in Toronto, Kelowna, Oakville and Ottawa under the banner Wholesale Office. Wholesale Office is a proud partner of MAP through its Even the odds campaign, which aims to fight inequalities in communities through Canada and help build a fair future for everyone. Visit staples.ca for more information or get social with @StaplesCanada on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.
SOURCE Staples Canada ULC
View original content to download multimedia: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2021/20/c1980.html