CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - March 31, 2016) -  Toronto based Activation and Engagement Company, BIG Digital will be front and center stage this weekend at the 2016 JUNOS. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) partnered with BIG for their 2016 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards Presented by SOCAN in Calgary.

This event marks the debut of BIG Digital's National show correspondent "George, The Digital podium". As winners accept their awards on stage, George will be providing social updates letting fans in on what's happening as Canada and the world celebrate Canadian talent.

"We are thrilled with our JUNO partnership and proud to be joining in on the 45th year of celebrating Canadian talent with the amazing team at CARAS. Can't wait to see George's updates!" says BIG Digital Co-founder, Michael Girgis.

"BIG's dynamic digital platforms are more than mere signs," said Andres Mendoza, Director, Marketing & Brand Partnerships at CARAS. "They are engagement tools that will enhance the experience of JUNO attendees through high impact artist and partner recognition and fun, live social feeds. Thanks George, Babar and the entire BIG team."

The Gala will also feature another character from BIG Digital's parade of products "Babar" the Digital Display Tower will be showcasing partner content and live social media posts.

BIG salutes CARAS for the 2016 JUNOS and looks forward to Gala performances by: Afiara Quartet & Skratch Bastid, Fortunate Ones, SonReal, Young Empires, as well as Jazz All-Stars Performers Al Muirhead, Allison Au, Jerry Granelli, Kodi Hutchinson, Mark Kelso, Rich Brown, Robi Botos, and Tommy Banks and 2016 JUNO Award Broadcast performances and appearances by: The Weeknd, Alessia Cara, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Burton Cummings, Bryan Adams, Coleman Hell, Dean Brody, Dear Rouge, Jann Arden, LIGHTS, Scott Helman, Shawn Hook, Shawn Mendes, The Tenors and Whitehorse!

Follow George and his amazing stage appearances @

Catch George in action via the JUNO Gala Live Stream Presented by Entertainment One on Saturday, April 1 at 6pm MT at

About BIG Digital

BIG DIGITAL is Canada's premium activation and audience engagement company. BIG offers full service solutions that utilize its high-impact displays, experiential technologies, and cutting-edge event-based audience analytics. With creative, strategy, display rentals, and logistics in-house, BIG's turnkey approach takes the stress out of sourcing and executing memorable experiences.

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