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Plan Your Night Right at YourNightYourCity.com

Boredom has no place here. In Winnipeg, that is. Three recent Red River College graduates, Ryan Chaves, Graham Chaze and Curtis Hughson have created an online meeting place called YourNightYourCity.com. The site lets users blog, upload and share pictures, interact, post reviews of their favorite places and win cool prizes. All this while finding out where the hot place to be is in Winnipeg.

YourNightYourCity.com features:

  • A Member’s forum – where people can plan their night out from right in front of their computer
  • Crazy Winnipeg Captures – gives members a place to share pictures of their best nights out with friends
  • Winnipeg Musicians – shows who the local bands are and features a specific artist or band each month (past artists featured includes Jodi King and Radio Electric)
  • WIN-in-the-peg – where members can enter to win prizes, like gift certificates and other cool stuff, every two weeks
  • Groups – a place where members can join and share their similar experiences

"Winnipeg has so much going on that it is tough for people to keep up with all the events. Our site gives Winnipeggers a quick and easy access point to see what is going on and where the place to be is," said director Curtis Hughson.

The YNYC street team will be out all over the city to capture pictures and report back on what is great around town including restaurants, bars, spas, adventure locations (like sky diving and paintball) and more.

The site is also an ideal location for businesses big and small to advertise and show off their venue to an audience of people who are already looking for something to do and just need to select the place to go. The site lets advertisers appeal to users that increasingly are going to the internet to plan their nights out. It gives advertisers a more effective medium to reach their target markets.

YourNightYourCity.com is a member of the growing community of technology-based companies at the eureka project: Smartpark’s Incubator at The University of Manitoba.

YourNightYourCity.com offers a lively web-based community and interactive advertising medium for entertainment based clients in Winnipeg. It includes a blog spot, picture sharing and groups for users to get together online.

All media are invited to attend a live demonstration of the website on Thursday the 13th of September at 200-135 Innovation Drive (on the University of Manitoba’s Fort Garry campus) at the office of YourNightYourCity.com at 10:30 a.m. For directions, please visit: http://www.umanitoba.ca/research/smartpark/maps/index.html

For media inquiries, please contact:

Curtis Hughson, Director, or
Ryan Chaves, Director
Office: (204) 480-1041
Cell: (204) 333-5956
Email: info@yournightyourcity.com
YourNightYourCity
Suite 200-135 Innovation Dr.
Winnipeg, MB R3T 6A8

Lindsey Wiebe, Project Coordinator
Smartpark Development Corporation
The University of Manitoba
200 - 135 Innovation Drive
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 6A8
Tel: 480-1434
Fax: 474-7453
Email: wiebe7@cc.umanitoba.ca
www.smartpark.ca
'Building a community of innovators'

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