ROGERS ANNOUNCED AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF THE ROLLING STONES | UNZIPPED EXHIBITION
Following stints in Europe, the United States, and Asia, the exhibition’s Canadian premiere will open this fall
Kitchener, ON | September 23, 2021 — THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener announced today its first partnership with Rogers, signed on to be the Canadian presenting sponsor of The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED exhibition delivered by DHL. The exhibition will make its exclusive Canadian debut in Kitchener this fall as one of the biggest and most significant events taking place across the country, running from November 30, 2021 through to February 27, 2022.
“I am pleased with the leadership Rogers has shown in helping bring this world class exhibition to our community and Canada,” said David Marskell, CEO of THEMUSEUM. “UNZIPPED is one of the biggest events Canadians can look forward to this fall, and we are thrilled to be presenting it alongside another proudly Canadian company.”
“We are pleased to present THEMUSEUM’s latest exhibition and enable visitors to connect with one of the most iconic bands of this century,” said Philippe Oille, President, Southwestern Ontario Region. “Rogers is a proud Canadian company with a rich history. That’s why it’s always been important to us to give back to our communities and make a positive impact where we live and work with great initiatives such this one.”
With 10,000 square feet of one-of-a-kind artefacts, UNZIPPED will take visitors backstage into the lives of the world’s greatest rock band. This particular Canadian engagement of UNZIPPED will boast more than 300 original objects from the Stones’ personal collection. Along with instruments and stage designs, the exhibition includes rare audio fragments, video footage, personal diaries, iconic costumes, posters, and album covers.
With this partnership, Rogers and THEMUSEUM continue to awe, inspire and enlighten as they debut the new Rogers Family Admission Pass, providing the best value for groups of 2 adults and 2 children visiting THEMUSEUM and UNZIPPED. THEMUSEUM looks forward to new initiatives, expanding beyond UNZIPPED to bring fresh cultural content and transformative experiences to Kitchener-Waterloo.
“As always, making arts and culture accessible to the community is paramount to THEMUSEUM, and we are grateful to have the opportunity to do so with Rogers”. …said Marskell.
As the presenting sponsor of UNZIPPED, Rogers joins local Lead Sponsors Perimeter Development Corporation, Chartwell Retirement Residences and Momentum Partnership, as well as the exhibition’s exclusive beer and wine sponsors Waterloo Brewing and Peller Estates.
Tickets are on sale now for The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED. For more information on the exhibition and ticket sales, visit www.UNZIPPEDkw.ca.
Rogers is a proud Canadian company dedicated to making more possible for Canadians each and every day. Our founder, Ted Rogers, purchased his first radio station, CHFI, in 1960. We have grown to become a leading technology and media company that strives to provide the very best in wireless, residential, and media to Canadians and Canadian businesses. Our shares are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI).
ABOUT THE ROLLING STONES | UNZIPPED
The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED delivered by DHL is the first international exhibition by and about the world-famous rock band. Following engagements in London, the United States, Australia and Asia, the show toured Europe in revamped form in 2020. The exhibition features hundreds of original Stones artifacts and memorabilia, offering the most comprehensive and immersive insight into the band’s nearly sixty-year journey.
DHL is the leading global brand in the logistics industry. Our DHL family of divisions offer an unrivalled portfolio of logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 380,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global trade flows. With specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, energy, automotive and retail, a proven commitment to corporate responsibility and an unrivalled presence in developing markets, DHL is decisively positioned as “The logistics company for the world.”
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