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Friday, July 29, 2016

Media advisory - Opening of the 179th edition of l'Expo de St-Hyacinthe

Media advisory - Opening of the 179th edition of l'Expo de St-Hyacinthe

Come milk a mechanical cow and this Saturday, exclusively in Quebec, worldwide phenomenon Pat'Patrouille will make children happy.

SAINT-HYACINTHE, QC, July 29 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to l'Expo de Saint-Hyacinthe, the largest agricultural festival in Québec, from July 27(th) to August 6(th). This event welcomes around 200 000 visitors per year.

In 2016, the traditional agricultural exposition brings back its classics and renews itself with a dozen of novelties including the exclusive presence this summer in Quebec of the phenomenon, Pat'Patrouille. In fact, this Saturday, during Télé-Québec Day and thanks to Spin Production Company, children will delighted to see their idols. L'Expo has been standing out for over 7 years as a reference in entertainment for children and especially this year with over 50 quality shows for families and its educational activities. To enhance even more the quality of its niche, l'Expo offers something new this year, free entrance to the site with access to the rides for children aged 5 years and under.

On the agricultural front, the young and young at heart will be able to milk a mechanical cow in addition to learning more about agricultural technological advances including, among others, milking robot MR-S1 from Boumatics Robotics and Leblanc Robotique, a Quebec company which stands out at the international level. Who says agriculture also says agribusiness. Did you know that in Quebec only over 21 000 meals are served on a daily basis? As part of their mission, l'Expo will offer culinary workshops where local dairy products will be showcased.

The Strong Mean Circuit, present the best competing athletes among them Jean-François Caron, who was introduced during the opening on Wednesday at 6:30 P.M. At night, Hugo Lapointe kicked off the impressive show series which will be held every evening. There will be pop, rock, country featuring the duo of the year: 2 Frères, Gildor Roy, Annie Blanchard as well as folkloric group Les Chamaniers.

Located closed to Montreal, l'Expo de St-Hyacinthe is presented by Desjardins . There are over 2 100 animals, Grand National Tractor Pulling, Agricultural Museum, new local products and over 100 musical shows, Provincial Hitching Contest, Strong Men Circuit, rodeos, 77 culinary workshops and so much more.

Mrs Nicole Ménard, Liberal Member of Parliament in Laporte, President of Government Caucus and sponsor of St-Hyacinthe County, was present at the opening banquet on Thursday July 28(th).

In an effort to be ecologically friendly and to encourage inhabitants of the Greater Montreal Region (who do not have a vehicle) to travel to Saint-Hyacinthe, CITVR (Buss 200) and the city of Saint-Hyacinthe (Buses 50 and 70) will offer free public transportation departing from Longueuil Station this Friday July 29(th), Saturday July 30(th) and Sunday July 31(st). With its very affordable admission fee, l'Expo de St-Hyacinthe still remains the attraction of choice during the holidays in Quebec! For more information, go to: expo-agricole.com/en/



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Exposition agricole et alimentaire St-Hyacinthe

CONTACT: To obtain media accreditation, media representatives are invited to contact Karl André Végétarian, Communications Responsible, karlandre@expo-agricole.com, Mobile: (450) 209-3558


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Tanger Outlets CEO Steve Tanger Appears on CNBC's "Mad Money with Jim Cramer"

Tanger Outlets CEO Steve Tanger Appears on CNBC's "Mad Money with Jim Cramer"

GREENSBORO, N.C., July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) today announced that the company's President and CEO, Steven B. Tanger, appeared as a featured guest on CNBC's "Mad Money with Jim Cramer" on Thursday, July 28, 2016.

During his segment, Tanger talked about the consistent strength of the outlet market despite a volatile retail industry. Over the past year, Tanger Outlets has opened five new centers located in Savannah, GA; Mashantucket, CT; Grand Rapids, MI; Southaven, MS; and Columbus, OH. Since 2010, the company's footprint has grown by 47%.

To view the appearance, click here. For more information on Tanger Outlets, visit www.tangeroutlet.com.

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About Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.:
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE:SKT), is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that presently operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 43 upscale outlet shopping centers and one additional center currently under construction. Tanger's operating properties are located in 21 states coast to coast and in Canada, totaling approximately 14.7 million square feet, leased to over 3,100 stores which are operated by more than 490 different brand name companies. The Company has more than 35 years of experience in the outlet industry. Tanger Outlet Centers continue to attract more than 185 million shoppers annually. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER or visit the Company's website at www.tangeroutlets.com.

About CNBC's "Mad Money with Jim Cramer"
Hosted by Jim Cramer, the "Mad Money" mission is educational: to teach you how to analyze stocks and the market like a pro.

Contact:
Quentin Pell
Vice President Corporate Communications
quentin.pell@tangeroutlets.com

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Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.

Web Site: http://www.tangeroutlet.com


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