BC Games Society welcomes BC Ferries as a Corporate Partner

BC Games Society welcomes BC Ferries as a Corporate Partner

Author: BC Games Society/Monday, May 7, 2018/Categories: Front Page, 2018 News, 2018 BC Summer Games

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The BC Games Society is excited to welcome BC Ferries as a Corporate Partner for the 2018 BC Summer Games.  As iconic BC brands, the BC Games and BC Ferries are both committed to creating memorable experiences for participants and passengers alike.

“We are thrilled to have the BC Summer Games athletes and their families from all around the province to the Cowichan Valley in July,” said Janet Carson, BC Ferries’ Vice President of Marketing & Customer Experience. “We are glad to come on board as a corporate partner for this event and support up and coming young athletes in B.C.” 

For many athletes travelling to and from the BC Summer Games, a trip on the BC Ferries will be part of their journey.  But to enhance the experience of the Games, BC Ferries is providing on-board recognition for participants as well as a keepsake high performance towel.  
BC Ferries Vacations packages for family and friends are available for those wanting to travel to the Cowichan Valley early or extend their stay and expore more of BC after the Games.  Packages are fully customizable and available in over 80 coastal destination.   Through the #MyBCGames photo contest, a lucky winner will receive a BC Ferries Vacations prize package including travel and accommodation.  The 2018 BC Summer Games are also featured in BC Ferries’ onBoard magazine. 

“We are tremendously proud to welcome BC Ferries to the BC Games corporate family,” said Kelly Mann, President and CEO of the BC Games Society.  “While the BC Ferries have been part of the journey for many participants in the past, this extended commitment ensures that we can enhance the experience of the Games for participants as well as family, friends, and fans.” 

2018 marks the 40th anniversary of the BC Games and the 2018 BC Summer Games will take place in the Cowichan Valley, July 19-22.


About the BC Games Society
The BC Games Society is the leadership organization that guides the BC Winter and BC Summer Games and prepares Team BC for national multi-sport Games.  Since 1978, the BC Games have taken place in 38 communities and brought together thousands of athletes, coaches, officials, volunteers, and spectators in celebration of sport and community excellence.  It is a milestone event that people count as an exceptional experience where memories, friendships, spirit, and pride are abundant.  Learn more at www.bcgames.org

About BC Ferries
BC Ferries is one of the largest ferry operators in the world, providing year-round vehicle and passenger service on 24 routes to 47 terminals, with a fleet of 36 vessels. The company connects communities and customers to the people and places that are important in their lives.  In fiscal 2017, BC Ferries carried 21 million passengers and 8.3 million vehicles throughout coastal British Columbia.

Lia Threlfall
Communications Manager
BC Games Society 

Deborah Marshall
Executive Director, Public Affairs
BC Ferries


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