Along the St. Lawrence River and in the heart of downtown Cornwall, you can find the Cornwall Civic Complex. The Complex is a 40 year old building that provides just about anything you can think of when it comes to recreational activity. Inside the Complex is the Ed Lumley Arena, a modern ice rink that boasts state of the art rink boards, seating for up to 5800 people and a versatile infrastructure to allow for sporting events and concerts. The Complex can accommodate a variety of events from championship hockey, professional ice skating, marriages, conventions and top entertainment acts such as Nickelback, Alice Cooper and Blue Rodeo.
The City of Cornwall decided in 2015 that one area of improvement needed within the Ed Lumley arena was an upgrade on their aging center-hung scoreboard installed back in 1988. As a result, the City’s 2016 Budget reflected this and a RFQ for a new scoreboard was released in June 2016.
OES worked hard to keep prices down while proposing a custom scoreboard that would go beyond what the tender was asking for. The result was exactly as OES had hoped for and in late June OES was awarded the project based on price, experience and components offered within our submission.
In September, OES installed a full-colour 6MM centre-hung with a 6MM advertising ring at the bottom. Above the video screens on each side are scoreboards which allow for ease of use during minor hockey and adult recreation leagues when the full video does not have to be turned on. Cornwall also has two competitive teams in town the Cornwall Colts and Cornwall Nationals who have immediately reaped the benefits of the new scoreboard through advertisements and fan engagement.
Now over a month into operation, Parks and Recreation Supervisor, Richard Bourdeau is extremely satisfied with the OES product, “I just wanted to thank the OES Team for delivering a spectacular product. Your attention to detail and customer service has been great and second to none. Our game day production have and keep surpassing our expectations and have taken on a new exciting look, the fans just love it. The BOLT software is easy and intuitive allowing endless advertising opportunities that are only limited by our imagination. Great job! I’m looking forward to working with OES for years to come.”