Chatham-Kent Senior Officials to Participate in Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate YA’s Expansion in the Region

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To celebrate iconic marketing promotions company YA’s expansion in Chatham-Kent, Mayor Randy Hope and Geoffrey Wright, Business Development Specialist at the Municipality of Chatham-Kent Economic Development Services, will join YA President and CEO Chris Behrens in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Mayor Hope will also recognize Oct. 12 as “YA Day” with a presentation of a Certificate of Recognition.

WHAT: To celebrate iconic marketing promotions company YA’s expansion in Chatham-Kent, Mayor Randy Hope and Geoffrey Wright, Business Development Specialist at the Municipality of Chatham-Kent Economic Development Services, will join YA President and CEO Chris Behrens in a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Mayor Hope will also recognize Oct. 12 as “YA Day” with a presentation of a Certificate of Recognition.

YA (formerly known as Young America) has housed its call center operations in Chatham-Kent for 14 years. With an intensified focus on the Canadian market, YA is tripling the size of its office space in Chatham-Kent and plans on nearly doubling its employee base in Canada. YA currently employs nearly 85 people in Chatham-Kent. The workforce growth focuses on the addition of contact center agents and supervisors in support of inbound and outbound customer support. Company executives also plan on hiring additional sales and marketing talent who will be based in the Toronto area.

WHERE: YA’s new offices, 730 Richmond Street, Chatham, Ontario

WHEN:    
Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016
Open House from 4-7 p.m.
Ribbon Cutting at 4:30 p.m.

About YA: For more than 40 years, YA has been a leader in the promotional marketing services space. We deliver flawless digital, social, mobile and traditional promotions such as rebates/ rewards, enter to win and loyalty programs for the nation’s most respected brands. Our end-to-end management of 3,500+ promotions that reach tens of millions of consumers annually makes us experts at turning even first-time customers into loyal brand advocates. For more information: http://www.yaengage.com

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