Cinémas Guzzo

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Cinémas Guzzo
Industry Entertainment (movie theatres)
Founded 1974
Headquarters Montreal, Quebec
Key people

Angelo Guzzo (President and C.E.O.)
Vincenzo Guzzo (Executive Vice-President and C.O.O.)
Rosetta Guzzo (VP Operations)
Maria Guzzo (VP Charitable Donations)
Vito Franco (VP Film Purchasing)

James Dambreville (VP Marketing)
Products Movie Theaters
Number of employees

Cinémas Guzzo is a regional chain of movie theaters located in the Canadian province of Quebec. There are currently 8 Méga-Plex locations and 2 Cinema locations, all within the greater Montreal area. All Cinemas Guzzo theatres serve mainly The Coca-Cola Company products in terms of beverages. In July 2012, Cinémas Guzzo completed their conversion of all their projectors to digital projectors. That same year, saw the opening of five IMAX screens at selected existing locations.

Cinemas Guzzo was started by Angelo Guzzo shortly after immigrating to Canada. He was born in Italy in 1946. In 1969, Vincenzo was born and remains the Guzzo’s only child. Vincenzo has had 5 children, 2 of which he had with his first wife (2 boys) and 3 of which he had with is current wife (2 boys, 1 girl). Vincenzo has been serving as executive vice president of the company since 1990 while Angelo currently serves as the company’s president.

In 2000, Cinemas Guzzo was identified as one of the 50 best managed private companies in Canada.

In 2001, revenues for the company were approximately $45 million, up roughly $5 million from the previous year. 2001 also saw an increase of nearly 500,000 tickets sold.

In 2007, they created the Guzzo Environment-Cancer Research Chair of the Cancer Research Society in partnership with the Université de Montréal. The following year, the first ever Notte in Bianco fundraising event took place, which raised roughly $400,000 in support of the fight against cancer.

In 2010, Cinemas Guzzo, released their own iOS and Android application which allows users to search show times and check out movies soon to be released.

Theatre name Digital Screens IMAX Screens Location Language of films
Méga-Plex Marché Central IMAX 18 2 Montreal, QC English, French
Méga-Plex Taschereau IMAX 18 2 Greenfield Park, QC English, French
Méga-Plex Lacordaire (IMAX opening in Q2/2016) 16 0 Montreal, QC English, French
Méga-Plex Pont-Viau IMAX 16 1 Laval, QC English, French
Méga-Plex Deux-Montagnes (IMAX) 14 1 Deux-Montagnes, QC English, French
Méga-Plex Jacques-Cartier 14 0 Longueuil, QC French
Méga-Plex Sphèretech 14 0 Saint-Laurent, Montreal, QC English
Méga-Plex Terrebonne IMAX 14 2 Terrebonne, QC French
Cinéma Des Sources IMAX 8 1 Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC English
Cinéma Sainte-Thérèse (2 x IMAX opening Q4/2015) 8 0 Ste-Thérèse, QC French
Hummer H2 SUT with the theatre chain's logo.

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