GURU Organic Energy Launches National “Back to Reality” Marketing Campaign

GURU Organic Energy Corp.

GURU Organic Energy

National GURU Back to Reality Marketing Campaign

National GURU Back to Reality Marketing Campaign

GURU Organic Energy

National GURU Back to Reality Marketing Campaign

National GURU Back to Reality Marketing Campaign

  • The third national campaign for 2022 aims to increase awareness of the GURU brand in major urban centers across Canada over a six-week period.

  • Partnership for a fifth consecutive year with Double occupationthe most watched reality show in Quebec.

MONTREAL, Sept. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GURU Organic Energy Corp. (TSX:GURU) (“GURU“or the”Company), Canada’s leading organic energy drink brand, is pleased to announce the launch of its national “Back to Reality” marketing campaign, aimed at showcasing the energizing benefits and natural functional qualities of GURU, whether either for work, school, sports or just everyday life.

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“Our Back to Reality campaign will focus on reaching out to people who need Good Energy as September approaches, as well as work, college, everyday reality and weekend fun,” said Carl Goyette, President and CEO of GURU. . “For this third national marketing campaign of 2022, we will focus our efforts primarily on major urban centers, where results from our previous Good Energy for the Everyday campaign showed the largest increases in consumer purchases, and we will continue to target our products progressive, health conscious consumer base.

“We are also thrilled to be part of Occupation Double again, the most watched reality show in Quebec and one of our best media partners over the years. This year will be even more eventful for the competitors and the public since it will be shot on the charming island of Martinique. We strongly believe that these latest omnichannel marketing initiatives will solidify our brand awareness across Canada and continue to create a solid foundation for our growth ambitions,” added Mr. Goyette.

Back to reality in major cities and university campuses across Canada

This national campaign, which follows GURU’s Good Energy for the Everyday summer campaign, will consist primarily of digital and outdoor content, influencer campaigns and in-store activations over a six-week period in major urban centers. of Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver. Additionally, just like last year, GURU will be on college campuses to kick off the school year with brand ambassadors, sampling programs, social media contests and unique activations at 25 universities across the Canada.

Double occupancy Martinique

For the fifth consecutive year, GURU will be featured on the reality show Occupation Double, starting September 11. This year, for the first time, the show will be broadcast from the Caribbean island of Martinique. GURU Energy Drinks will be offered to contestants and featured throughout the show, including five GURU Adventures for Contestants focusing on the full line of GURU Energy Drinks. Additionally, GURU will be running contests for the show’s audience to win daily prizes, including a full year’s supply of GURU and a GURU refrigerator for lucky winners. The multi-year partnership with Occupation Double has proven to be very effective in increasing awareness of the GURU brand across Quebec.

About GURU Products
All GURU energy drinks are plant-based, rich in natural caffeine, with no artificial sweeteners, artificial colors or flavors, and no preservatives. Plus, all the drinks are organic, vegan, and gluten-free — and the best thing is they taste amazing.

About GURU
GURU Organic Energy Corp. (TSX: GURU) is a dynamic, fast-growing beverage company that started in 1999, when it launched the world’s first natural, plant-based energy drink. The Company markets organic energy drinks in Canada and the United States through an estimated distribution network of more than 25,000 outlets, as well as through guruenergy.com and Amazon. GURU has built an inspiring brand with a clear list of organic, plant-based ingredients. Its drinks provide consumers with good energy that never comes at the expense of their health. The Company is committed to achieving its mission of cleaning up the energy drink industry in Canada and the United States. For more information, visit www.guruenergy.com or follow us @guruenergydrink on Instagram and @guruenergy on Facebook.

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