Event is Part of Company’s Year-long Sponsorship of Wizard World Comic
LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Newegg—Newegg
– the leading tech-focused e-retailer in North America – today announced
plans for this weekend’s Wizard World (OTCBB:WIZD) comic con and gaming
event in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The event – which runs May 6-8 at the
Minneapolis Convention Center – attracts technology and pop culture
enthusiasts, a core part of Newegg’s customer base.
“Wizard World’s comic con events give us the opportunity to reach
customers across the United States who share our enthusiasm for
creativity, pop culture and of course an affinity for all-things-tech,”
said Merle McIntosh, Newegg’s SVP of Sales and Marketing.
Wizard World comic con and gaming events bring together thousands of
fans of all ages to celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies,
graphic novels, cosplay, comics, television, sci-fi, toys, video gaming,
gaming, original art, collectibles and contests.
Newegg will be featured on Wizard World’s social platforms, in email
promotions, and in video content co-hosted on Wizard World and Newegg’s GameCrate
For more on the 2016 Wizard World Minneapolis comic con and gaming event
at the Minneapolis Convention Center, visit http://wizardworld.com/comiccon/minneapolis.
About Newegg Inc.
Newegg Inc. is the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United
States. It owns and operates Newegg.com (http://www.newegg.com)
which was founded in 2001 and regularly earns industry-leading customer
service ratings. The award-winning website has more than 28 million
registered users and offers customers a comprehensive selection of the
latest consumer electronics products, detailed product descriptions and
images, as well as how-to information and customer reviews. Using the
site’s online tech community, customers have the opportunity to interact
with other computer, gaming and consumer electronics enthusiasts. Newegg
Inc. is headquartered in City of Industry, California. The Newegg Hybrid
Center is located at 18045 Rowland St., City of Industry, CA 91748.
About Wizard World (OTCBB: WIZD)
Wizard World, Inc. (www.wizardworld.com)
produces comic cons and pop culture conventions across North America
that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television,
cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming,
original art, collectibles, contests and more. A first-class lineup of
topical programming takes place at each event, with celebrity Q&A’s,
comics-themed sessions, costume contests, movie screenings, evening
parties and more. Wizard World has also launched Wizard World Store (www.shopwizardworld.com),
CONtv, a digital media channel in partnership with leading independent
content distributor Cinedigm™ (NASDAQ: CIDM), and ComicConBox™ (www.comicconbox.com),
a premium subscription-based monthly box service. Fans can interact with
Wizard World on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and other social