Computer monitors, like television sets, have undergone a huge revolution in design and technological innovation over the past 10 years. The ASUS ProArt series of monitors are great examples of how fantastic they have become. They have a stunning 4K resolution and ultra-fast refresh rates so photographs and video are brilliantly clear and realistic. Any photography or video professional would love to work on this monitor. Editing using one of these monitors is easier than ever; the results are more precise too. Enter this contest on Facebook and you can nominate a photographer or videographer you know to win one of these monitors.
byBBYMartin07-04-201610:37 AM - edited 07-05-201611:18 AM
Microsoft Office has been around longer than most of its users and it keeps getting better. In fact you may be surprised at how many different applications are included. Stream the live Facebook event with experts from Microsoft and Best Buy so you can learn about how many different things you can now do with Office 365. Ask questions during the event and you may win a fantastic prize, including a new Surface Pro 4 computer.
byBBYMartin06-30-201601:02 PM - edited 07-04-201610:38 AM
Cooking is fun, especially when you have the right tools. KitchenAid has been making the right tools for decades and their newest mixer will bring years of enjoyment in the kitchen to anyone who uses it. The Artisan Mini Mixer is 25% lighter and 20% smaller than their flagship mixer, so it is perfect for any chef with a smaller kitchen. What recipe would you love to make in the KitchenAid Artisan Mini Mixer? Tell us and you just might win one from Best Buy and KitchenAid.
byBBYMartin06-16-201601:38 PM - edited 06-27-201610:03 AM
Dyson vacuums are the best in the world. Great suction. Versatile. Amazing. Now you can find out for yourself. Enter this contest for your chance to win the newest powerful and cord free vacuum you have ever seen.
byBBYMartin06-07-201609:04 AM - edited 06-07-201612:39 PM
E3 is the gaming event of the year and we want to celebrate with you. Enter either on Twitter or right here on the blog for a chance to win amazing prizes like Xbox or PlayStation consoles, exciting game bundles and more. Read on to learn all the details.
byBBYMartin05-27-201612:01 AM - edited 06-03-201609:10 AM
Washing clothes, exercising, and watching television: these are all things made better by great technology. Samsung technology allows us to have cleaner clothes, to keep track of all our daily activities, connect with friends, and to explore other worlds in beautiful 4K clarity on a big screen TV. Enter this contest and you could win an amazing package of the latest and greatest tech from Samsung. Read on for more details:
You are smart and your home can be too. Find out how clever home solutions will make your life easier, more efficient … smarter. Best Buy if giving you a chance to give your home the ultimate intelligence facelift: a smart home prize bundle worth over $2600. We have even made entering fast and efficient: read on for all of the details.
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Best Buy and NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal are hooking up for the slam dunk of all contests. Win a Shaq-autographed Monster SuperStar wireless speaker, plus have him answer one of your questions in a dedicated video response. Winning is as easy as a layup. All you have to do is get creative.
Best Buy and Samsung Canada have teamed up to give four hardcore football fans like you the chance to make your living room the best place to watch the game. Here’s your chance to WIN a Samsung 4K home theatre system. The best part? Your passion and knowledge of your football team is all you need to enter!
byBBYMartin12-08-201510:00 AM - edited 12-22-201503:32 PM
The holidays are a great time for anticipation. We anticipate gathering with family and friends, great meals and holiday treats, and of course the mystery and surprise associated with exchanging gifts. In the spirit of building anticipation, Best Buy presents a fun contest in which you will use a few clues to guess the gift. A correct guess may win you that prize! Read on for more details:
Get ready for a computer experience like you’ve never experienced before. Samsung’s new 34 inch widescreen curved monitors provide an immersive and comfortable viewing experience. Best Buy is going to give you a chance to win one so you can see and feel the how good a computer monitor can be in this contest. Read on for all the details:
byBBYMartin12-02-201508:59 AM - edited 12-18-201503:07 PM
Everyone knows what the biggest movie of 2015 is! To celebrate the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens Best Buy is offering an amazing Star Wars prize package. Believe me, this IS the contest you are looking for! Read on for more details.
byBBYMartin11-17-201508:59 AM - edited 11-24-201504:28 PM
Best Buy has some amazing contests throughout the year. We just had a massive toy contest with over $5000 worth of the best toys available in 2015. This contest is just as impressive since the prize is a unique, limited edition guitar. What’s so unique? For one thing it is signed by the amazing Stephen Carpenter, guitarist extraordinaire. For another thing, it has 7 strings! Enter for your chance to win this awesome instrument!
byBBYMartin11-06-201509:00 AM - edited 11-20-201512:59 PM
Toys are an essential part of the holidays, and this is a great year for new toys. There are new motorized vehicles, new robots, and many new smart toys you control with an app on a smartphone or tablet. This is also the year we get to play with a whole new selection of Star Wars toys to coincide with the release of the new Star Wars movie. Best Buy is going to give four lucky people a chance to win a huge selection of these awesome toys. The prizes for this contest are absolutely incredible. Learn how to enter to win the most amazing toy contest you can imagine.
byBBYMartin10-23-201510:45 AM - edited 10-28-201511:08 AM
Vacuuming has turned an evolutionary corner. Not the act of vacuuming; you can still use an old vacuum if you want to. But if you’d rather not “do” vacuuming you don’t have to. Vacuuming once required standing, pushing, pulling … and time! Not anymore. Vacuuming has reached the “set it and forget it” stage with the Roomba 980. Read on to learn about the latest from iRobot and how to win one for your home.
byBBYMartin10-19-201502:17 PM - edited 11-04-201509:01 AM
Call of Duty: Black Ops III will be available very soon! Gamers all across the country can't wait to get their copy of this very popular gaming franchise. Best Buy is going to make this a very memorable game launch for ten very lucky gamers by giving away the chance to upgrade to the highly coveted Juggernog Edition. Read about how you can have a chance to win:
byBBYMartin10-02-201503:58 PM - edited 10-13-201508:53 AM
You’ll love what we’ve done with the place! The transformation is complete for 55 new Best Buy stores across Canada. Early this year we announced that many of our stores were going to be rebranded as Best Buys and now that process is complete. Come into one of these stores and complete a ballot and you may win a fantastic prize. Read on for all the details:
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.
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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!
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.
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