Tuesday, 31 August 2010

Almost in Katowice

We've experienced horizontal rain all the way from Warsaw. We are now 10 km from Katowice for our overnight stop. ETA 6:43pm. Temperature: 9.5 degrees. Feels like autumn, but we expect better weather as from tomorrow ;).

Driving tomorrow to Prague, but first a nice dinner and a good sleep.

Ivo.

Day 2 --- Warsaw Event

We just finished the Graffiti Event in Warsaw. It was a great experience; Graffiti artists and body paints in one of the most trendy clubs of Warsaw. Our local marketing team did a great job and we enjoyed every minute of it. We are now heading for Prague, passing by some great Graffiti...:-)

Geert

Get the latest scoop AND goodies!

Official KICK OFF about to begin!

After weeks and weeks of planning, organizing, preparations, more planning, meetings, researching, and more planning, we are finally there!! The team is about to present an exclusive preview downtown Warsaw of Canyon's graffiti limited edition! At the same time: Vivienne is in the plane to Cyrpus for the customer event of tomorrow!
How exciting!! Can't wait to hear more!

Catherine


Monday, 30 August 2010

Almost in Warsaw

Only 171 km to go to sunny Warsaw (14.5 degrees) ;) We have seen 2 serious accidents because of fast driving in the wet.

ETA 20:18, we're catching up!

BTW: The high way (A2) to Warsaw is excellent.

Still heading for Warsaw

For a while already in Poland. At the border some nicely dressed girls waving at us. What a friendly people! 395 km to go, ETA 20:29

Driving goes very smoothly. No highways in Poland so far, hopefully from Poznan to Warsaw.

Ivo

Day 1 --- Heading for Warsaw

Heavy showers and pretty busy on the road. We are still 120 km. away from Berlin after leaving The Netherlands this early morning. Still 688 km. to go untill we arrive in Warsaw. ETA 8:48 PM.

Geert

Graffiti event in Cyprus last Sunday

On Sunday 29th of August, our team in Cyprus organized a massive event to launch Canyon's limited edition.
The super popular Guaba Beach Bar and famous DJ Myon & Shane took part and entertained the crowd. Three TV channels were there as well as several photographers. The crowd was on fire and kept asking for more! We heard it was memorable. We wish we were there!

Catherine

On the road!

And they are on their way!
Canyon's VP Marketing & Sales and Marketing Director are on their way to Warsaw, the first destination of the 2010 Graffiti Roadshow! Geert van Dijk and Ivo van Houten took the road this morning and left the Netherlands at 7h for a drive of about 15h. Tomorrow morning they will officially launch Canyon's first ever limited edition!
Stay tuned!

Catherine




Thursday, 26 August 2010

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Tuesday, 24 August 2010

CANYON Roadshow: 10 cities in 10 exciting days

GORINCHEM, the Netherlands – The countdown has started: CANYON’s much anticipated Graffiti Limited Edition will be available at our partners’ stores starting from September 1st. To celebrate this unique project, members of the Canyon team will be touring 10 capitals in 10 days, as a first step to launch the Limited Edition. Press points, graffiti competitions, live music, and street dance are among cool activities organized by our local teams for the event.

The Canyon team will depart from the Netherlands on Monday, 30th of August and will follow the road to Warsaw, Prague, Budapest, Ljubljana, Zagreb, Sarajevo, Belgrade, Sofia, Bucharest, and back to the Netherlands. A sports car was customized with graffiti patterns for the event, and the results are an amazing, head-turning machine!

“This is a very exciting project for us”, explains Geert van Dijk, VP Sales & Marketing. “It will be very intense, but surely a lot of fun too. Each city will have its own unique event with exclusive entertainment. We will meet top customers and media, as well as Canyon fans in each country. The atmosphere will be amazing. It will be memorable.” ........click here to read the whole article.

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