— WWE sent out the following today, announcing Toronto, Ontario as the location of next year’s SummerSlam.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
TORONTO TO HOST WWE® SUMMERSLAM®
STAMFORD, Conn., August 27, 2018 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Toronto will host SummerSlam Week in August 2019 with SummerSlam, Monday Night Raw®, SmackDown® Live and NXT® taking place at Scotiabank Arena over four consecutive nights.
2019 Key Dates:
- Saturday, August 10 – NXT® TakeOver
- Sunday, August 11 – SummerSlam
- Monday, August 12 – Monday Night Raw®
- Tuesday, August 13 – SmackDown® Live
SummerSlam is more than just a one-day event, it’s a week-long celebration, as WWE will host a series of activities including SummerSlam Axxess, WWE’s interactive fan festival at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, along with community outreach programs designed to leave a lasting impact throughout the region.
“We are thrilled to bring WWE’s biggest event of the summer back to Toronto,” said John Saboor, WWE Executive Vice President, Special Events. “We look forward to working with our partners at Tourism Toronto and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment to build a blueprint that welcomes our global fan base to the great city of Toronto.”
Additional details, including ticket availability and travel packages, will be announced in the near future.
WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing platforms. WWE programming reaches more than 800 million homes worldwide in 24 languages. WWE Network, the first-ever 24/7 over-the-top premium network that includes all live pay-per-views, scheduled programming and a massive video-on-demand library, is currently available in more than 180 countries. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, London, Mexico City, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Dubai, Munich and Tokyo.
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