August 28, 2014
PRESS ACCREDITATION EXPRESSION OF INTEREST NOW OPEN FOR TORONTO 2015 PAN AM/PARAPAN AM GAMES
TORONTO – Journalists, photographers and non-rights-holding broadcast organizations are invited to express their interest in receiving press accreditation for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.
To access the Press Accreditation Expression of Interest Form, interested media are invited to email TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) Press Operations at firstname.lastname@example.org. The form is available in English, French and Spanish on Flash, the TO2015 Press Operations extranet.
The deadline to submit the form is November 1, 2014.
In addition to the form, Flash provides users with a one-stop shop for information about services at the TORONTO 2015 Games, such as press accreditation, accommodation and the Rate Card. Flash also has information about the facilities planned for accredited press such as the Main Press Centre and Venue Media Centres. To access Flash, email TO2015 Press Operations at email@example.com.
TO2015 Press Operations will work with the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) in the Americas and Caribbean to confirm press accreditations in the “E” category. The committees are ultimately responsible for approving individual press accreditations for the TORONTO 2015 Games.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) is tasked with managing and delivering the Games. It is working to bring some of the world’s best athletes and artists to the Greater Golden Horseshoe region, giving Ontarians a unique chance to be part of the action, and making the region a hub for sport.
The TORONTO 2015 Games are funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, as well as Lead Partner CIBC and other partners and sponsors.
The TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games will take place July 10–26 and the Parapan American Games August 7–15.
For more information about the Games, please visit TORONTO2015.org.
Roderick Cumming, Senior Director, Communications and Public Affairs
Tel: 416-957-2248 / Cell: 416-433-1991
Canadian Olympic Committee Media Office:
Jane Almeida, Senior Manager, Media Relations
Tel: 416-324-4120 / Cell: 416-540-1788
Luc Beaudin, Coordinator, Communications and Media Relations
Marc-André Plouffe, Executive Director, Communications
Tel: 514-861-5487 / Cell: 416-428-0572