Newegg Announces Plans for Wizard World Minneapolis

Event is Part of Company’s Year-long Sponsorship of Wizard World Comic Con Events

Wizard World Comic Con comes to Minneapolis May 6-8, 2016 (Photo: Business Wire)

LOS ANGELES--()--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 website.

For more on the 2016 Wizard World Minneapolis comic con and gaming event at the Minneapolis Convention Center, visit http://wizardworld.com/comiccon/minneapolis.

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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 media services.

Contacts

Newegg
James Merk, 626-271-1420
james.j.merk@newegg.com
or
Wizard World, Inc.
Jerry Milani, 646-512-5022
pr@wizardworld.com

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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.

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Contacts

Newegg
James Merk, 626-271-1420
james.j.merk@newegg.com
or
Wizard World, Inc.
Jerry Milani, 646-512-5022
pr@wizardworld.com