Online Retailer Newegg.com Announces LANFEST2K7
Video Gaming Event Details
July 31, 2007 Press Release
Over $50,000.00 in Cash & Prizes to be Awarded
City of Industry, Calif, -- Newegg.com, a leading online retailer of computers, consumer electronics, and mobile communication products, has formally announced plans to host their LANfest2K7 video gaming competition at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California on October 5-7, 2007.
The 3-day event has been highly anticipated by the video gaming community and has become an annual right to many video game enthusiasts and competitors throughout North America. This year’s LANfest will feature professionally-hosted video game tournaments, contests, entertainment, industry speakers, exhibit booths and a 400-seat Bring-Your-Own-Computer (BYOC) LAN party. Through event partners who specialize in industry-leading technologies, LANfest2K7 will also showcase cutting-edge video games, electronics gear and services to the desirable 18 to 40 year-old gamer segment.
“Newegg.com has always been a leading online shopping and information destination for gamers,” said Bernard Luthi, Vice President of Merchandising and Product Marketing at Newegg.com, “LANfest2K7 is our way of giving back to the loyal customer base that has helped build Newegg.com into the powerhouse that it is today. This year’s LANfest is going to be the most exciting video gaming event we’ve held to date.”
Newegg.com will be awarding over $50,000 in cash and prizes to its LANfest2k7 competitors and attendees. Competitive video game tournaments will be held for 6 game titles, including console favorites Gears of War (Xbox360), Tekken (PS3) and Wii Sports (Wii), as well as PC game favorite Counter-Strike: Source For more information, to purchase tickets, or to register as a gaming participant for this year’s LANfest, go to http://www.newegg.com/LANfest2k7. Tickets go on sale today!
Newegg.com is an online e-commerce company that has created a powerful channel for manufacturers of computer hardware and software, consumer electronics and communications products to reach the do-it-yourselfers, hard core gamers, students, small to medium-sized businesses, IT professionals, resellers and consumers who desire a comprehensive digital lifestyle. At Newegg.com, consumers can find the latest technology parts and products, along with comprehensive product information, pictures, how-to’s, customer product reviews and opportunities to interact with other members of the technology and game enthusiast community.
Founded in 2001, Newegg.com has more than 6 million registered customers. Newegg.com is headquartered in City of Industry, Calif. For more information, visit http://www.newegg.com/.
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