COC to hold ceremonial opening of the PyeongChang 2018 Canada Olympic House

PYEONGCHANG (February 5, 2017) – On Wednesday, February 7, 2018, the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) will hold a ceremonial opening of Canada Olympic House, giving media the exclusive opportunity to capture b-roll and images prior to the public opening on February 10th.


Wednesday, February 7, 2018
7:00 p.m. KST


Canada Olympic House
387-3 Gyo-Dong
Gangneung City, South Korea


Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada
Isabelle Charest, Team Canada’s PyeongChang 2018 Chef de Mission
Tricia Smith, President, Canadian Olympic Committee
Chris Overholt, Chief Executive Officer and Secretary General, Canadian Olympic Committee
Derek Kent, Chief Marketing Officer, Canadian Olympic Committee
Colin Freeman, Senior Manager, Brand, Canadian Olympic Committee

Note: There will be a photo opportunity for media during the ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by a media availability with Derek Kent and Colin Freeman to answer questions about the house.



Josh Su, MPC & Media Relations Officer
Canadian Olympic Committee
Cell: +82-10-7240-8075

Photi Sotiropoulos, Communications Lead
Canadian Olympic Committee
Cell: +82-10-7343-8075

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