Cineplex Company Profile”). In 2003, Cineplex Odeon
Cineplex is aCanadian entertainment company and operates numerous businesses (“Cineplex Entertainment”). TheCanadian media leading company offers film entertainment, theatricalexhibition, food services, amusement, digital commerce and digital signage (“Cineplex Entertainment”).
Cineplex Inc. was originally called GalaxyEntertainment (1999-2003), Cineplex Galaxy Income Fund (2003-2011), andCineplex Galaxy (2003-2005) (“Cineplex OdeonCorporation – Company Profile”). In 1912, theFamous Players Film Corporation was founded by Adolph Zukor (“Cineplex Odeon Corporation – Company Profile”).Sixty-seven years later in 1979, Cineplex Odeon Corporation was created byGarth Drabinsky and Nathan Taylor (“CineplexOdeon Corporation – Company Profile”). The company opened itsfirst cineplex at the Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario. Cineplex Odeon expandedthroughout Canada, and into the US and Europe at the same time (“Cineplex Odeon Corporation – Company Profile”).
In 2003, Cineplex Odeon was emerging from bankruptcy (“Cineplex Odeon Corporation – Company Profile”). Later in 2003Galaxy Entertainment formed by Ellis Jacob and Steve Brown merged with CineplexOdeon and went public, forming Cineplex-Galaxy Income Trust (“Cineplex Odeon Corporation – Company Profile”).Cineplex Galaxy now acquired Famous Players, which was double the original sizeof the original corporation (“CineplexOdeon Corporation – Company Profile”).
With 166 theatres, theyrenamed Cineplex Entertainment in 2006 (“CineplexEntertainment”). Cineplex Inc. owns and operates Cineplex Cinemas, Cineplex Odeon, SilverCity, Galaxy Cinemas, Cinema City,Famous Players, Scotiabank Theatres Cineplex VIP Cinemas, Cineplex Media, WorldGaming Inc., CineplexDigital Media, The Rec Room, Cineplex Starburst Inc.
, UltraAVX and Poptopia (“Investors | Company Profile”).Cineplex is also supported by a joint venture partnership with SCENE, which isCanada’s largest and one of the most successful entertainment loyalty programs (“Investors | Company Profile”). Additionally, Cineplex operates businessthrough The Rec Room and will be opening a Playdium which is designed for teensand families in the near future (“Investors| Company Profile”). They are also opening entertainment venuesknown as Topgolf to expand their business (“Investors | Company Profile”). Cineplex is headquartered inToronto, Canada, and currently operates 164 theatres with 1,676 screens fromsouth to east, serving about 77 million guests annually (“Cineplex Entertainment”). Cineplex is also recognized andhaving one of Canadas most admired corporate culture based on their practicesas a corporation (“CineplexEntertainment”).