With Back to School just around the corner Microsoft, Intel and Best Buy have come together to create a Twitter party perfect for students! They’ll have great tips for getting prepared for Back to school and being successful when you get there! they're also giving away an amazing student prize pack that includes a Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft!
“Helicopter parenting” - often used as a negative description for a parent who is always around, hovering over their children... but lets be honest, there are certain times in our kids’ lives where it’s ok to hover a bit - especially when we’re covering the bill! Wait… you’re buying what with my credit card?!
We’ll be giving parents #PermissionToHover as they get their families ready for back to school this Thursday, August 20th from 2pm – 3pm EST with an expert panel @BestBuyCanada.
byBBYMartin08-14-201508:30 AM - edited 09-03-201510:12 AM
Summer is winding down and that means it is time to prepare for back to school. Every student needs something, whether it's clothes, shoes, pencils or pens. Navigating the aisles and websites to locate the best products to complete your back to school list can be daunting. The last thing you need is to struggle with the terminology of the new technology. Best Buy is going to help with this fantastic tech terms scavenger hunt. You'll learn what some of the lingo really means, and at the same time have a chance to win great prizes.
Music festivals and summer ... what could be sweeter? Perhaps winning tickets to a summer music festival? Best Buy will be giving away 2 sets of passes to the Osheaga Music festival for 3 life altering memorable days filled with music, dancing and fun. If you will be in the Montreal area from July 31st until August 2, then read on to learn how to enter.
on 07-03-201509:00 AM - last edited on 07-09-201510:58 AM by Graham
Get excited for the experience of watching television at home again. Best Buy and Samsung are hosting a Twitter Party so you can learn why the new Samsung SUHD TVs bring back the exciteement of owning a television. Come and participate and you might also win great prizes!
byBBYMartin06-19-201509:00 AM - edited 06-26-201508:41 AM
Best Buy is getting ready for summer with this 3rd and final installment in the Turn Summer On contest series. This contest will involve pinning items onto a Pinterest board, then tweeting the location of that board so everyone can see items you would like to have this summer. Read on to learn how to enter so you don't miss on your chance to win!
byBBYMartin06-12-201504:56 PM - edited 06-23-201511:58 AM
Best Buy is helping Canadians kick off summer fun with a series of pre-summer contests. This contest is really easy to enter and you can win a gift card from Best Buy for $1000. Read on to learn how to enter so you don't miss on your chance to win!
Join us at Best Buy Canada on Friday June 12th from 11am to 12pm (PDT).We’ll be joined by along with special guests Withings & Microsoft Canada who will share their insights and best buy recommendations for the summer time gear. Be prepared to have the best summer ever; bring your questions and let’s have a summer-time conversation.
byBBYMartin06-05-201510:17 AM - edited 06-09-201502:48 PM
We are celebrating the advent of another great E3 conference with our "Road to E3" Twitter contest. The prizes will include consoles from the biggest manufactures and, of course, amazing games. We want everyone to have a chance to win; in fact each person can get up to 7 chances to win. Entering the contest is fast and easy. Here are all the details:
byBBYMartin05-19-201510:47 AM - edited 06-23-201512:04 PM
The television section in a Best Buy store is a place to dream. Around every corner is a bright amazing image: crystal clear entertainment magic. Some shelves have HD televisions, some have the vivid detail of 4K UHD displays, and some even have dazzling 3D. Then there’s the cream of the crop. The best example of this last category is the new Samsung SUHD television. Best Buy is giving away one of these, the best televisions available, in this contest. You can also win an exclusive trip to Toronto to get the Samsung SUHD experience like never before! Read on to learn how to enter:
byBBYMartin05-15-201511:43 AM - edited 05-19-201510:23 AM
Cleaning up your home is easier with a Dyson vacuum. It has all the features that will make your floors and carpets dirt and dust free like never before. Best Buy will be giving away one of the newest, and most powerful vacuums available, the Dyson Cinetic DC77 Animal. Let us know which of this machine’s many incredible features makes it a perfect fit for your home for your chance to win. Read on for all the details:
byBBYMartin02-27-201508:58 AM - edited 03-02-201510:30 AM
Do you need a vacation? I do. How long has it been since you last got away? For me it’s only been about six months since I was in the Caribbean. I’m sure many of you have been waiting a lot longer than that to take off somewhere for a vacation. Perhaps you don’t have any plans to get away soon either. Well Best Buy might change that with this contest. The winner will win $1000 to put toward a trip, and a new 3-piece luggage set. Interested? Here are the details:
byBBYMartin01-26-201510:57 AM - edited 02-10-201512:00 PM
Reward Zone is Best Buy’s very popular loyalty points program. Earn points with every purchase, and then convert those points in to reward certificates that can be applied to future purchases. The Reward Zone Gamers Club has additional benefits like exclusive offers and contests: this is one of those. Gamers Club members who also follow BBYC_GamersClubon Twitter will be eligible to win great prizes once we exceed 10,000 followers, which should be this week. Join now and help us “level up” to 10,000 followers and you could be entered in a draw to win some awesome prizes. Read on for more details:
byBBYMartin01-22-201508:59 AM - edited 01-23-201508:15 AM
Best Buy isn’t just a technology store. They also carry a wide range of musical supplies, from top manufacturers, in store and especially online. Best Buy is determined to help Canadians to make the music they love. In collaboration with Casio, they will be bringing you news from the showroom floor of the NAMM show where the newest music innovations will be presented. Also Best Buy and Casio are giving you a chance to win a Casio keyboard and other essentials to help you make the music you love. Read on for more details.
Didn't get the wearable tech that you had on your Christmas list? Me either! You can enter this contest to have a chance to win about $1200 of the most amazing fitness and health trackers available. Read on for more details:
Does your dog love to jump on strangers, bark at the slightest noise or have you chasing after it down the street on a regular basis? Such common issues can be remedied with a lot of training. You can also get some relief from the latest technology from Motorola. Pet wearables are the new addition to the technology landscape. They can help you locate your pet and help you train your pet. And you can be one of the first to try it if you win this contest. Read on to learn more:
byBBYMartin12-15-201410:18 AM - edited 04-10-201510:30 AM
Wearable technology has seriously been changing lives. We all know how important exercise is to keeping healthy, yet many of us don't exercise every day. Wearables like the Fitbit Charge make getting enough exercise really easy. Wear one, and suddenly your life will change. That's what this contest from Best Buy will do, help one person keep fit for the holidays, and for the rest of their life. The winner can decide if they want it for themselves, or to give as a gift so a loved one can become healthier. Read on for all the details:
byBBYMartin12-08-201409:55 AM - edited 12-11-201409:36 AM
Relax? Buying presents, cleaning, decorating, entertaining—the non-stop hustle-and-bustle can be daunting. Yes, the holidays can be hectic. You know it will all work out though; the holidays will be enjoyed by all. To help make it less stressful, enter this contest and you may win the newest and most innovative relaxation tool invented, the Muse Brain-Sensing headband. Read on to learn more:
byBBYMartin12-08-201408:54 AM - edited 12-15-201411:28 AM
By now you have finished all your shopping, and the wrapping and you can rest with your feet up sipping hot cocoa calmly waiting for December 25th to arrive. NO? Me either! For many people on my list I haven’t a clue what to get. If you’d like some inspiration then this is the perfect contest for you. Participate in Best Buy’s 12 days of perfect gift ideas contest and you will be inspired with great ideas, and may win something amazing too. Read on for all the details:
byBBYMartin12-04-201401:37 PM - edited 12-11-201411:28 AM
The holidays are full of the fun, family and festivities. They also require the inevitable cleaning before guests arrive and after the gifts are opened and appreciated. Simplifying chores are what Dyson vacuums do best. You can ask for a Dyson under the tree, of course. Before that, you can enter Best Buy’s “Tidy up for the holidays” contest and you may win the Dyson DC78 Animal Cinetic Vacuum. Read on for more details:
The worldwide phenomenon of The Hunger Games continues to set the world on fire with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen in District 13 after she literally shatters the games forever. Mockingjay - Part 1 will be in theatres on November 21st and you have a chance to win 2 tickets to the Hollywood premiere and 2 Samsung Galaxy Tab S tablets, courtesy of Samsung and Best Buy. Read on for more details.
byBBYMartin10-01-201411:00 AM - edited 10-02-201401:55 PM
International Music Day is on October 1st and Best Buy wants to celebrate with musicians and music lovers across Canada. Best Buy is encouraging you to share YouTube links to music you have created with the rest of the country in a comment on its Facebook page. This is a great way to showcase your talent and boost the views to your performances on YouTube. Each eligible Facebook comment also counts as an entry to win a selection of recording equipment worth approximately $1000 from Best Buy. Read on for more details
Are you heading back to school with an old flip phone handed-down from a parent or sibling? Perhaps your phone isn’t that old, but you would still prefer an upgrade? Best Buy Mobile and Samsung are going to give you an opportunity to snag a brand new, unlocked, Samsung Galaxy S5 just in time for fall classes to begin. You’ve seen it on the commercials: beautifully slim, great camera, fingerprint scanner – that’s the one. And if you enter this contest, it can be yours. Read on for more details …
byBBYMartin08-05-201410:19 AM - edited 08-05-201410:50 AM
Students, teachers and parents are beginning to prepare for back to school. Do you know what your back to school list will be like this year? Our needs change each year, of course. Some of us will be replacing a laptop, others a printer or cellphone. Here’s a way to get most of the things that will have you set up for success this year. Create a Pinterest board of some of the things you’ll be looking for this year, and you might win one of ten $1000 e-gift cards from Best Buy. Read on for more details:
byBBYMartin07-15-201410:40 AM - edited 07-17-201401:48 PM
Compare last year’s photos of your children with your kids today – the difference is startling! Photography allows us to capture the past and compare it to the present. Before and after photos are really interesting: especially when they are done well. Some can even be hilarious. Try composing a before and after photo series and you will have created a unique photo memory and you might win the awesome Canon Rebel T5i camera. Read on for more details …
byBBYMartin07-10-201403:14 PM - edited 08-01-201409:46 AM
Each generation has its own definition of “cool” – the 70’s had Fonzie, the eighties had big hair, and we have … geeks. Geek Squad, the guys who can fix your computer, protect your smartphone and help turn your house into an amazing “smart home,” want to bring a little “cool” to your life and your car. While supplies last, Geek Squad will be giving away a limited number of car sun visors. Pick up one today at your local Best Buy and use it to keep your car cool this summer – it may also help you win a Best Buy gift card. Read on for more details:
Summer is a great time to add style and flair to your look. New clothes and shoes are a must at this time of year, but you will also look great with new stylish Bose headphones to complete the ensemble. Face it, many of us spend a lot of time wearing headphones as we commute to work, exercise or simply spend a few leisurely hours outside on the beach or getting pumped up before a concert. Enter this contest by showing off your new look and you could win fantastic new Bose SoundTrue or Bose FreeStyle headphones.
byBBYMartin06-18-201409:00 AM - edited 06-20-201405:28 PM
Are you aware of the variety of cameras available today? Nikon, for example, has many new camera models to suit a variety of photographic needs. Best Buy wants to introduce you to some of these cameras, so you can be better informed when you are looking to purchase a new camera. Best Buy is even going to give away one of these amazing cameras. Read on to learn which Nikon camera is right for you and to enter to win a Nikon D3200.
byBBYMartin06-02-201408:17 AM - edited 06-03-201411:22 AM
E3 2014 is the gaming event of the year. All of the major game producers will be announcing their newest games. Unfortunately some games will be just for the Xbox One, and others will be just for the PS4. What is the best way to enjoy more of the games that get announced at E3? Enter Best Buy’s “Road to E3” contest. There are lots of daily prizes but more importantly, one lucky person will win both consoles. That’s right, the grand prize includes both an Xbox One and a PS4! Read on to learn more …
byBBYMartin05-06-201409:06 AM - edited 05-09-201410:08 AM
Want to find out if the Dyson DC 66 can help you with the biggest “animal” in your home? Perhaps it’s one of your kids, the man of the house or even an adorable, but very furry, Yorkshire Terrier. No matter who makes the biggest messes in your home, and therefore owns the title of “biggest animal,” the Dyson DC 66 will make clean up so easy and fun you’ll want to let everyone know. Best Buy is giving you a chance to find out for yourself. One lucky person will win the newest, most powerful vacuum on the market, the Dyson DC 66 Animal.
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