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Best Buy Canada Dazzles with 3rd Annual Life & Tech Festival in Toronto
[September 12, 2017]

Best Buy Canada Dazzles with 3rd Annual Life & Tech Festival in Toronto

Free three-day public event showcases the globe's latest and greatest in emerging consumer technology

TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Best Buy Canada transformed Yonge-Dundas Square into one of the country's largest tech showcases for the annual Life & Tech Festival – a free event offering an interactive look at the latest and greatest in emerging technology. Back for its third year, the event is bigger and better than ever, spanning over three days from September 12 to 14 and boasting more than 60 top exhibitors from around the globe.

"Best Buy Canada is thrilled to be hosting tech industry leaders at the Life & Tech Festival this year to educate the public about new and emerging technologies," said Best Buy Canada spokesperson Christine Tam. "It's an exciting time to learn about how technology can improve and enhance the world. Brands are thinking forward to a future where smart products seamlessly integrate into our lives in order to make life easier, safer and more fun."  

Just in time to upgrade your tech this fall, this year's event presents the most innovative and advanced consumer technologies available in market – everything from drones, irtual reality, wearables, smart homes, connected health, connected toys, gaming, mobile, car tech, audio, cameras, PCs, and Star Wars drones and droids. Each feature category showcases exhibitor experiences for guests of all ages, such as a fully interactive "Smart Home" house; a Golf Swing Experience featuring Zepp Golf Swing Analyzer and PGA Golf Teaching pro, Jason Helman; the "Drone Zone" highlighting the latest drone technology; and a 6D, fully-immersive sensory gaming experience in the OMEN by HP Torture Chamber.

"Consumer tech has come a long way – even in the last year – and our goal is to show Canadians all of the wonderful ways new and emerging technologies can improve every part of their lives," said Tam. "We're encouraging the entire community and visitors to the GTA – from the tech enthusiast to the tech curious to families – to attend this free event."

For full event programing and more information, please click here. Join the conversation online using the event hashtag: #LifeandTech.




About Best Buy Canada, Ltd.
As a wholly owned subsidiary of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY), Best Buy Canada Ltd. is one of Canada's largest and most successful omni-channel retailers, operating the Best Buy, Best Buy Mobile and Geek Squad ( brands. With nearly 200 Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile stores across Canada, and an expanded assortment of lifestyle products offered through, Best Buy is a leader in Total Retail, catering to customers how, when, and where they want to shop. Best Buy Canada is committed to making a positive impact in the community with programs and partnerships that support youth to connect with technology to advance their education. For more information, visit

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