Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Partners with EventHub for Virtual Expo
August 12, 2020
EventHub Debuts Virtual Expo experience with Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
Toronto, Ontario. (August 12, 2020) – Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon today announced its 2020 plans to produce a premiere virtual expo using EventHub’s new virtual event product, as a perfect pairing to their virtual race experience this October.
The virtual expo will offer a best-in-class virtual experience featuring unique and exclusive content, and virtual booths with embedded video chat enabling attendees to engage with speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors live and in real-time. Attendees will be able to gear up for their virtual race, see the newest running products on the market, and get expert advice on training and equipment while easily exploring a packed virtual expo hall and instantly jumping into booths of their choice.
“We’re genuinely thrilled about the launch of our Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Virtual Expo!” Said Alan Brookes, President of the Canada Running Series and the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. “Our mission at Canada Running Series has always been about ‘building community through running’ on the twin pillars of innovation and organization. Now, thanks to this leading-edge partnership with EventHub, we’ll be able to replicate so much of this invaluable experience in our virtual space, including real-time interaction as part of the Expo Village. You’re invited!”
“EventHub is thrilled to expand our relationship with our customer Canada Running Series for the 2020 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Virtual Expo,” said Michael Bleau, CEO of EventHub. “As one of the largest and most forward-thinking racing organizations in Canada, we couldn’t have picked a better partner to debut our virtual expo capabilities for the Canadian endurance community. I can’t wait to see what special experiences they bring to bear.”
About the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
One of only 5 World Athletics Gold Label marathons in all of The Americas, the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is Canada’s premier, big-city running event, the Athletics Canada National Marathon Championships, and the Grand Finale of the 8-race Canada Running Series. In 2019, it attracted 25,000 participants from 70 countries, raised $3.5 million for nearly 200 charities through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge, and contributed an estimated $35 million to the local economy. The livestream broadcast was watched by more than 132,000 viewers from 79 countries. www.STWM.ca
Jenna Pettinato, Manager of Communications
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Founded in 2015, EventHub is a sponsorship marketplace and management platform for live, virtual, and hybrid event organizers. Our new virtual event product offers organizers a virtual venue to stream content and feature sponsor and exhibitor booths, facilitating real-time engagement with attendees via embedded video chat. EventHub’s marketplace showcases event booth and sponsorship opportunities to tens of thousands of active sponsor-side users. Visit https://eventhub.net and follow them online via Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
Michael Bleau, CEO, EventHub