Inter Pipeline Delivers Support to Volleyball Canada
Volleyball Canada – Calgary, Alberta, April 14, 2016: Volleyball Canada is pleased to announce that Inter Pipeline has signed on to be its new platinum-level sponsor. The three-year national level agreement will help to support teams training for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as well as development initiatives to help create future National Team athletes, fostering the growth of the sport.
“We are excited to have Inter Pipeline on board,” said Mark Eckert, Executive Director of Volleyball Canada. “The support from this sponsorship goes directly into assisting our national teams, and also helps Volleyball Canada deliver ongoing programs to bolster the development of the next generation of athletes.”
As a platinum sponsor, Inter Pipeline’s funding supports all of Volleyball Canada’s activities, including upcoming national youth championships and FIVB World League in Saskatoon, as well as indoor, beach and sitting volleyball teams.
“Inter Pipeline is pleased to align with an organization that can leverage our funding to gain competitive advantage on the world stage,” said Christian Bayle, President and Chief Executive Officer of Inter Pipeline. “We also value Volleyball Canada’s dedication to healthy activity on home court.”
Through its provincial partners and member clubs, Volleyball Canada has participants in all corners of the country; and its National Teams travel the world representing Canada on the international stage.
“Inter Pipeline’s commitment to excellence makes this partnership a great fit, and we’re looking forward to working together,” said Eckert.
About Volleyball Canada
Volleyball Canada is the National Sport Organization for volleyball, and has approximately 64,000 registered participants. Volleyball Canada fosters the growth and development of the sport in Canada, and oversees the national programs for indoor, beach and sitting volleyball. For more information, see www.volleyball.ca
About Inter Pipeline
Inter Pipeline is a major petroleum transportation, natural gas liquids extraction, and bulk liquid storage business based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Inter Pipeline owns and operates energy infrastructure assets in western Canada and Europe. Inter Pipeline is a member of the S&P/TSX 60 Index and its common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol IPL. www.interpipeline.com
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