National Bank invites you to the first National Bank Day at the Rogers Cup in Toronto

Toronto, 5 August 2011 - 

A proud presenting partner of the Rogers Cup in Toronto for the second year now, National Bank is celebrating the 2011 edition from August 6 to 14 with many on­-site activities to be held at the Rexall Centre of York University’s campus. A special National Bank squad will be holding a series of entertaining events, including the first National Bank Day in Toronto on August 11.

The National Bank Hub, a new mobile service unit, will welcome visitors just off the main entrance. National Bank squad will be hosting promotional and fun games with instant prizes for visitors to win. On National Bank Day, August 11, the first 1,000 visitors to arrive to the matinee and to the evening sessions will receive a souvenir gift.

As part of the Rogers Cup partnership in Toronto, Union Station has been branded to the colors of the tournament. This impressive display is getting a lot of attention and can be seen until August 7.

As a longstanding sponsor of tennis, National Bank supports numerous organizations in Quebec and Ontario. This association with the Rogers Cup comes under the Bank’s sports sponsorship program, which aims to promote excellence, determination and the training and development of professional and amateur athletes. National Bank is proud to support this unique event that brings together tennis stars and fans from around the world.

For more information on the many causes and projects National Bank supports as part of its commitment to the communities it serves, please consult our social responsibility report at www.nbc.ca/socialresponsibility.

About National Bank of Canada
National Bank of Canada is an integrated group that provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services to its clients elsewhere in the world. National Bank offers a full array of banking services, including retail, corporate and investment banking. It is an active player on international capital markets and, through its subsidiaries, is involved in securities brokerage, insurance and wealth management as well as mutual fund and retirement plan management. National Bank has over $154 billion in assets and, together with its subsidiaries, employs 18,492 people. The Bank’s securities are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (NA:TSX). For more information, visit the Bank’s website at www.nbc.ca. To access National Bank’s financial education portal, visit www.clearfacts.ca.

Information (The telephone number provided below is for the exclusive use of journalists and other media representatives):

Joan Beauchamp
Senior Advisor – Public Relations
National Bank
Tel.: 514-394-6500