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Lamar Advertising Renews Transit Contract with City of Kingston

Baton Rouge, LA – August 26, 2014 – Commuters in the city of Kingston, ON, will have more eye-catching ads to look at on buses for the next five years, thanks to a new advertising contract renewal.  Lamar Advertising Company (Nasdaq: LAMR) is pleased to announce their transit advertising agreement renewal with the City of Kingston’s Transit Division for an additional five year term through December 31, 2019.

“We are delighted to continue our relationship with the City of Kingston and look forward to continued success working with the transit division,” said Steve Copeland, Vice President and General Manager of Lamar Advertising Eastern Canada.

Kingston Transit’s inventory consists of 60 buses, providing conventional transit service to residents and tourists within the urban area of the City of Kingston and into the neighboring community of Amherstview. Lamar Advertising provides transit advertising opportunities to businesses seeking to reach consumers in the Kingston market. Advertisers can display messages on the interiors and exteriors of Kingston buses.

Bus Ads Lamar Advertising Kingston, Ontario
Advertisements running on the exterior and interior of buses in Kingston, ON.

“Renewal in Kingston allows advertisers to reach drivers, commuters and pedestrians in Kingston who are spending increasingly more time exposed to out of home media,” adds Copeland.  “We look forward to helping advertisers successfully reach audiences in the City of Kingston.”

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About Lamar Advertising Company
Lamar Advertising Company is the nation’s leading outdoor advertising firm.  Lamar offers solutions for clients in the form of bulletins, posters, digital billboards, buses, benches, transit shelters and highway logo signs.  Founded in 1902, Baton Rouge-based Lamar has a broad corporate reach with over 200 locations across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico specializing in outdoor and transit advertising.  In addition, Lamar has 22 locations devoted to the highway logo sign business. This network provides clients with local market insight, as well as the services provided by a firm on a national scale. We have a lot to offer, but it all serves one purpose: helping our clients stand out. Please feel free to explore our website for additional information.

Press Contacts:

Steve Copeland
Vice President and General Manager
Lamar Advertising Company
(519) 434-6086

Allie McAlpin
Communications Director
Lamar Advertising Company
(225) 926-1000

Aug 20, 2014

Wi-Fi Enhanced Bus Ads Hit the Streets of Vancouver

Commuters in Vancouver, BC can now surf the internet while they cruise around the city on public transit buses, thanks to a new campaign from TELUS and Lamar Advertising Company. Lamar launched Vancouver’s first Wi-Fi full wrap advertisement on three public transit buses for the pilot project, which started in August and will run for the next six months.

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Aug 8, 2014

"Art Everywhere" Across America

Through August 31, 2014, 58 pieces by American masters will be reproduced and displayed in 50,000 public locations nationwide. Lamar donated space on over 950 Bulletins, Posters, Shelters and Digital Billboards for Art Everywhere, the world's largest outdoor art show.

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