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Mantis BBQ Launches 3 Purpose-Driven “BBQ Sauces To Save Lives”: Proceeds To Go To The Kidney Project at UCSF

Mantis BBQ

Westchester, New York-based Mantis BBQ announces the launch of their line of “BBQ sauces to save lives”—combining passion with purpose and continuing the trend of food companies supporting social causes. Mantis BBQ ’s mission: to support artificial kidney development by donating 10 percent of sales to The Kidney Project, a national research and development initiative led by Shuvo Roy, PhD, a professor of bioengineering at the University of California, San Francisco. Mantis BBQ, a family-operated business with two decades of R&D, specializes in producing small-batch BBQ sauces that are well balanced, with just a bit of zing. Delicious with anything cooked on the grill, smoker and more, the sauces can be used as marinade, as a chili base, on pizza or pasta, and even as a dip with chips. The line includes: Mantis Original - well balanced and smooth, with just the right amount of zing to wake up your taste buds A Whisper of Chili - The recognizable Mantis BBQ flavor, amped up with the addition of Korean Chili paste and chili flakes for a warm sensation on the roof of the mouth and back of the tongue Hint of ghost pepper – With a special blend of peppers featuring “ haunted ghost,” this sauce is our hottest, yet still retains our unmistakable flavor profile. Feel tough without overheating! The company plans to present the entire line of Mantis BBQ sauces at the Winter Fancy Food Show in Las Vegas, January 15-17, 2023. Notes Mantis BBQ co-founder Andy Mantis: “Like many other cottage industry food startups, we’ve been continually refining our BBQ sauces through the discerning palates of our family and friends for over 20 years. Not until we encountered a life-changing incident with our son did we plan to market it. Our crash course in the devastation of kidney disease inspired us to take an all-hands-on-deck approach to getting the product out there and simultaneously raising awareness of a cause that could impact the lives of millions of people.” Over 100,000 Americans are waiting for a kidney transplant, but just over 20,000 transplants are performed each year. And they often don’t last forever. Andy Mantis and others have become aware that a permanent solution exists in the development of an artificial kidney, now only a few years from human trials. The mission of Mantis BBQ is not only for the BBQ sauce to be part of the wonderful experience that only food can create, but also to raise awareness and funding for development of an artificial kidney, with 10 percent of sales going to The Kidney Project at the University of California, San Francisco, where development of this artificial life changer is underway. Notes Shuvo Roy, PhD, bioengineer and technical director of The Kidney Project: “Our project aims to offer the hundreds of thousands of individuals facing kidney failure a freer lifestyle, one that offers better health, more mobility, and a less restrictive diet – including the ability to enjoy Mantis BBQ sauce. We have mostly outgrown conventional grant funding, so working with Andy and the team at Mantis BBQ provides a welcome boost in raising the $10 million we need to progress toward clinical trials of the artificial kidney.” Concludes Andy Mantis: “ Mantis BBQ is mission driven. As you savor the spicy sweetness of Mantis BBQ sauce, know that you’ll be sweetening the odds not only for our son, but also for so many others in need of a kidney.” For more information, please visit: About The Kidney Project The Kidney Project is a national research and development collaboration led by bioengineer Shuvo Roy, PhD at the University of California, San Francisco, to develop the first-ever surgically implantable artificial kidney. The project aims to offer individuals facing kidney failure an alternative to dialysis — enabling patients to lead a more mobile lifestyle that includes travel, a more liberal diet, and relief from the stress and uncertainty of waiting for a transplant. Engineered to perform the critical functions of the natural kidney, the bioartificial kidney is powered by the body’s blood pressure, with no external connections or tethers. It is designed to provide continuous treatment, filtering the blood and balancing fluid and electrolyte levels 24 hours a day, and will not require immunosuppression medications. Over the past 15 years, the project has progressed from establishing the scientific foundations and technical methods to showing that the device’s key mechanisms work in animal models. Project leaders estimate that once the necessary funding is secured, the technology is 3-4 years away from being tested in a human clinical trial. About $10 million is needed to advance the bioartificial kidney to this stage. The faster this funding can be raised, the faster The Kidney Project can progress. Your gift directly supports this life-saving research. For years, friends and family urged us to sell Mantis BBQ sauce, so we have decided to combine a great product with a great cause, joining passion with purpose. In 2016, our lives were turned upside down when our son and Mantis BBQ co-founder Spencer Mantis was diagnosed with a rare kidney disease. Years of failed treatments, months of dialysis and a kidney transplant later, the challenges were far from over. Following an education we never could have foreseen, we found out that for many, the kidney they waited and longed for does not last forever. An artificial kidney offers the hope of a permanent solution. For every bottle of Mantis BBQ sauce sold, 10% of the proceeds will go directly to The Kidney Project at the University of California, San Francisco, where development of this artificial life changer is underway and human clinical trials are within reach, but in need of funding. Learn more at Contact Details Meir Kahtan +1 917-864-0800

September 14, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Esports Fantasy Platform, World Champion Fantasy, Seeks Experienced Gamers to Beta Upcoming PlayerX Product

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World Champion Fantasy, the world’s first online fantasy esports platform, is looking for experienced esports gamers to beta test its new groundbreaking product, PlayerX. PlayerX is set to be released in Q4 2022. Users can sign-up to beta PlayerX for free directly at with code: PlayerX. “Traditional fantasy sports allow fans to engage with their favorite teams, players and games. Beyond watching your favorite streamers and purchasing their energy drink flavor, there has never been an immersive experience for the massively growing esports and gaming market, until now,” said Mike Vela, CEO of World Champion Fantasy. “We’re looking for gamers to test our PlayerX platform and help create the ultimate esports fan experience.” Player X is an innovative platform combining the elements of traditional fantasy sports with esports, enabling users to assemble a dream team of esport athletes to compete and watch live streams, while also offering stats on the matches. Player X has elevated the traditional fantasy sports experience by providing users the ability to customize interactive avatars, theme music, expansive chat capabilities and more. Beyond the fantasy sports application, PlayerX subscribers will also no longer have to search across multiple platforms for the most up-to-date information and highlights of their favorite streamers & athletes – it will all be housed on one non-gambling focused platform that is suitable for all ages - PlayerX. “PlayerX, our flagship platform, will become the nucleus and future hub for how esports fans and gamers learn, interact and engage with their favorite professional gamers, teams and tournaments moving forward,” said Vela. Player X will come to market with multiple seasoned investors and professional athletes, global exclusive partnerships with some of the world's best known brands in gaming, telecom, tech providers, and more, which will be announced over the coming months. All of which will result in a never-before-seen experience in fantasy or esports." PlayerX has a number of industry professionals and athletes serving on its board and as advisors, including 5-year NFL QB and professional esports athlete Kurt Benkert. “Having been involved in professional esports for some time, I’ve been searching for an opportunity to lend my unique knowledge and skill set to a company with a revolutionary vision to expand, elevate and mainstream esports. I’ve found that company and vision within WCF and its passionate team, who is building a truly first-of-its-kind fantasy experience for esports that is non-gambling and family friendly,” said Benkert. “I love the world of esports, its quick pace, its passionate fans, and their intense loyalty to particular games. I can’t wait to help influence and shift the way the next generation of fans and gamers experience esports.” The company will have fantasy games for Valorant, CSGO and in 2023, League of Legends and Call of Duty. For more information or to exclusively sign up for the PlayerX beta, please visit: About World Champion Fantasy World Champion Fantasy is the next generation of fantasy sports as the first platform of its kind pairing best-in-class technology and UX with the most exclusive content in esports. We are at the future of fantasy and at the forefront of the evolving esports industry creating an immersive real-time interactive competitive experience, live data and video feeds all on one platform. For more information on World Champion Fantasy, please visit: Contact Details Sterling Randle +1 801-319-6153

September 14, 2022 09:10 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Luxury Meets Cannabis Conference (LMCC) Fall Edition Returns October 20 & 21 to Hudson Yards: Welcomes the World’s Top Cannabis & CBD Beauty, Wellness, Food & Beverage Brands

LMCC Ventures LLC

Luxury Meets Cannabis Conference (LMCC) today announced its first wave of showcasing brands and headline speakers scheduled for October 20 & 21 in Hudson yards, NYC. Launched in 2018 as a first-of-its-kind B2B trade event, LMCC has grown into the go-to resource and venue for product discovery and extensive category education, connecting visionary CBD and cannabis brands across the beauty/wellness, food/beverage, and technology/lifestyle accessory categories to mainstream retailer buyers, luxury dispensaries, media, and investors. Up to 1,000 attendees from around the world will return to the heart of Hudson Yards, NYC for the LMCC Official Brand Showcase — a pre-vetted, store-ready exhibition — paired with a full schedule of keynote talks, brand presentations, and business matchmaking. Buyer Registration at Highest Rate Ever for LMCC Fall 2022 As an indication of the excitement around NYC and the brand showcase mix at LMCC, 100+ A-tier retail outlets have already registered to attend the show including KITH, Standard Dose, Bloomingdale’s, Rise Cannabis, Etain, The Vitamin Shoppe, and many others. LMCC Fall 2022: INFUSED FOOD & BEVERAGE HALL The first-ever infused LMCC Food & Beverage Hall will make its debut and feature the finest CBD, botanical, and cannabis food/culinary, beverage, consumables, and confectionery brands in the space — especially timely as alcohol sales in the U.S. continue to decline. LMCC’s Food & Beverage Hall is a Harrods-esque, immersive (and delectable) experience and will spotlight leading brands such Cann, Kiva Confections, oHHo, Maison Bloom, Leune, and many more. “We are excited to participate in LMCC with our peers and share how we built a brand that says something about those who consume it — right as we launch Cann in New Jersey and New York,” said Cann Co-founder Jake Bullock." As the number one, best-selling THC-infused beverage brand in the world (10 million cans and counting!), Bullock will be joined by Cann co-founder Luke Anderson for a headline talk on Day 1. LMCC is also pleased to welcome back Chala June from Bon Appétit who will host a series of talks on the infused food and beverage phenomenon, and conduct real-time interviews with participating brand founders on-site. LMCC FALL 2022 OFFICIAL BRAND SHOWCASE SNEAK PEEK Every LMCC edition receives more than 200 applications for a highly-coveted spot in the Official Brand Showcase — an extremely selective edit of just 40 exhibitor booths that will be announced in full during the first week of October. Until then, here are the highlights: Cann: the #1 best-selling THC-infused beverage in the world Cardiff: a collection of single-dose, plant-based superfoods making its debut at LMCC Drew Martin: visionary California cannabis-meets-botanicals brand, returning to LMCC Franny’s Farmacy: best-in-class sustainably-farmed CBD & hemp health and wellness from Asheville, NC Function Botanicals: official in-room CBD wellness partner of Equinox Hotels K'Dara: impeccably-branded all-natural luxury CBD skincare plus shea butter skincare, oils, botanicals Kiva Confections: The world’s finest Cannabis edibles, including chocolate bars, mints, and much more Leune: a very fast-growing diverse-led premium brand rooted in incredible products and purpose. Maison Bloom: elevated, perfectly-dosed infused seltzers transforming wellness and recreation Mind Naturals award-winning CBD and non-CBD skincare products, moisturizers, masks, serums et al. oHHo: cannabis and botanicals wellness company with hemp & CBD chocolates, topicals, oils, and balms returning to LMCC Reunion: certified farm-grown, organic CBD + synergistic botanical blends Sackville & Co: women-led contemporary Cannabis accessories, home essentials, and fashion Stone Road: California-based, superstar queer-led Cannabis brand returns to LMCC Vessel: the world’s leading producer of consumer technology and design-forward accessories WALALA: LMCC’s first-ever Official Brand Showcase exhibitor from Japan, luxury CBD skincare and cosmetics MAJOR MEDIA PARTNERSHIPS: Beauty Independent, Women’s Health, Drew Magazine, Business Insider As a longtime supporter of LMCC, Beauty Independent returns in the form of an official partnership. Claire McCormack, editor of this leading trade publication, will conduct on-site trend-spotting to feature in future coverage as well as moderate a headline panel highlighting select brand founders participating in the LMCC Official Brand Showcase. “I look forward to digging into what’s happening now in CBD by highlighting the trends and brands I discover during LMCC’s fall show,” said McCormack. Further underscoring the parallels between the beauty and cannabis industries, LMCC is thrilled to present Brian Underwood in his new role (formerly O, The Oprah Magazine) as beauty director of Women’s Health Magazine, who will helm a series of one-on-one executive chats with the top wellness and lifestyle retailers in the U.S. Award-winning beauty journalist Emily Dougherty returns as well — this time as beauty editor of Drew Barrymore’s new magazine DREW and co-author of “The 2022 ELLE Green Beauty Stars,” who will moderate a headline panel featuring a personally curated selection of breakout beauty brand founders participating in the LMCC Official Brand Showcase. The always-at-capacity “Business Insider Live at LMCC” segment will be back on the main stage featuring Business Insider senior reporter Jeremy Berke, who will headline a one-on-one conversation with Tremaine Wright, Chair of the New York State Cannabis Control Board. INVESTOR INSIGHT Merida Capital Holdings, the leading private equity firm in the cannabis space that’s invested in more than 75 companies and manages over $400 million across four funds and co-investments — is now in its 5th year as an official partner and lead sponsor of LMCC. “LMCC is the perfect platform for us to present the next generation of investment themes and highlight how cannabis is emerging as a massive CPG category,” said Merida Capital Holdings managing partner Mitch Baruchowitz, who will also lend his expert insight during a headline panel. “As the luxury and specialty categories evolve, we are excited to grow our partnership with LMCC, the premier showcase in the cannabis space.” Flora Growth, another returning official partner of LMCC, continues to carry out its mission of building a global house of design-led, plant-based wellness brands with the launch of Cardiff (an Official Brand Showcase exhibitor) the return of Vessel (its technology/lifestyle accessory brand), and Mind Naturals (beauty brand) along with its C-suite as headline speakers. EMPHASIS ON EDUCATION Anchin, a premier accounting firm in the cannabis industry, will present its lead tax advisor Elana Tamas to provide key insights and actionable takeaways specific to the fast growing food & beverage category. Fyllo, a software company powered by the largest database of U.S. cannabis laws and regulations will present its CCO Jeff Ragovin to provide guidance on advertising and regulatory solutions in the space. The complete LMCC program will be announced during the first week of October; For the most up-to-date information on partners, exhibiting brands, and speakers, visit Brand Application: A limited number of spots remain for the LMCC Official Brand Showcase (juried by the selection committee). Standard exhibitor fees apply. Brands can apply here. Attendee Tickets: Two-day, all-access passes to LMCC 2022 are $695 (receive 25% off through September 30, 2022 with the code LMCCFALL). Purchase passes here. Retail Buyer Registration: Admission is complimentary for qualified retail buyers and their teams. Stores, dispensaries, and e-tailers only can register here. Sponsors: LMCC is proud to partner with Flora Growth and Merida Capital Holdings About LMCC: Founded in 2018, LMCC Ventures LLC is the parent company of the annual Luxury Meets Cannabis* Conference (LMCC) in New York City. LMCC is the premier B2B event connecting A-tier retailers, media, investors, leading dispensaries, and CPG executives to premium CBD, hemp, and cannabis brands — with a keen focus on beauty, wellness, food & beverage. Past participants include retailers like Sephora, Nordstrom, Credo Beauty, and Bloomingdale’s; media including The New York Times, Glossy, Travel & Leisure, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Robb Report; and speakers from Mitch Baruchowitz (Merida Capital Holdings) and Cindy Capobianco (Lord Jones) to Bobbi Brown and Frederic Fekkai. For more information on LMCC 2022, visit Find LMCC socially on LinkedIn and Instagram. * Disclosure: “Cannabis” in name only. Illegal products are NOT allowed or sold on-site. Local laws strictly apply. Contact Details LMCC Ventures LLC Katie Shapiro +1 303-882-5596 Company Website

September 14, 2022 09:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Microban Launches Refresh™: A Patent-Pending Odor Capture Technology that is Completely Metal Free

Microban International

Microban International is pleased to introduce Refresh ™ – its newest, patent-pending, sustainable odor capture technology that is completely metal free. This innovative technology is proven to reduce odors by up to 93% on polyester and polyester-rich blends, even after 30 home launderings. Microban is the global leader in antimicrobial and odor control technology, and has developed Refresh as part of its ongoing dedication to sustainable textiles manufacturing. This patent-pending formula is designed to address the needs of both manufacturers and consumers, by providing an effective solution to tackle permastink without relying on traditional heavy metal chemistries. Refresh is proven to effectively reduce odors on polyester and polyester-rich blends, including activewear, hunting gear and other apparel. By keeping garments fresher for longer, this technology will allow end-users to enjoy the benefits of washing items less frequently and therefore reduce water consumption and fiber pollution, preventing premature disposal and decreasing landfill loading. It also allows manufacturers to reduce their use of pesticidal chemistries. Michael Ruby, President at Microban International, explained the importance of this innovation: “Microban is focused on sustainable solutions, and is proud to have developed Refresh, a more environmentally-friendly technology designed to combat the issue of persistent odors on clothing without using any metal-based chemistries. With Refresh, apparel brands and manufacturers across the world can deliver smart textiles that stay fresher for longer, extending their usable lifetime and reducing the mountains of textile waste that end up in landfill each year. Refresh complements Microban’s Scentry ® and Scentry Revive ® technologies perfectly, now providing three world-class bluesign ® -listed technologies for apparel brands to specify at the mill level for odor control applications.” Refresh can be incorporated during the manufacturing processes for polyester and polyester-rich blends products as an easy-to-use and particle-free one-part liquid solution, avoiding any concerns about settlement during storage and mixing. It is fully water soluble and will not negatively impact fabric properties. Dr. Yihong Li, Senior Technical Manager for Textiles at Microban International, elaborated: “Refresh has been meticulously designed to provide effective odor protection that not only contributes to sustainable initiatives, but also seamlessly integrates into polyester textile manufacturing processes. Microban has applied its expertise and extensive technical knowledge to develop this technology to meet industry demands for smarter textile products.” Refresh is available to apparel brands and manufacturers globally, along with Microban’s support and expertise. Find out more at and get in touch with a representative today! About Microban International Part of Barr Brands International (BBI), Microban International is home to the most trusted and well-known global brands in the antimicrobial, odor control, and sanitization / disinfection markets – Microban ® and Ultra-Fresh ®. Our organization has experienced over 100 collective years of growth and has revolutionized the industry. As the global leader, our proactive systems keep products cleaner, and control odors better by preventing problems before they start. Microban International drives innovation by combining science and creative solutions that enhance high-quality consumer, textile, industrial and medical products around the world. Today, the Microban and Ultra-Fresh brands and our technologies are featured on thousands of products worldwide. The company is headquartered in North Carolina with operations in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit © 2022 kdm communications limited Contact Details Sarah Khan on behalf of kdm communications limited Fax: +44 (0) 1480 477833 +44 1480 405333 Audrey Jestin on behalf of kdm communications limited Fax: +44 (0) 1480 477833 +44 1480 405333 Company Website

September 14, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Karma Launches New Brand Identity, Introduces the Future of Online Shopping


Karma, the app that helps shoppers get what they want at the lowest price, unveiled its new corporate brand today. The new brand and visual identity highlight Karma’s mission to change the way people shop, putting them in control of what they want. The company also announced it had reached a savings milestone, helping its four million plus users save more than $300 million. Karma’s app and browser extension use AI to alert shoppers to price and stock changes while also applying coupons automatically to their carts. The new branding is rooted in Karma’s relentless focus on an effortless online shopping experience, from inspiration to purchase. “Karma is on a mission to help online shoppers shop smarter and without the FOMO baggage,” said Jonathan Friedman, co-founder and CEO of Karma. “If you want it, we’re on it - no judgment, no agenda. We do the heavy lifting using the best technology to empower shoppers in unbelievable ways. We have some of the largest retailers in the world as partners, helping consumers make the stuff they want theirs. As we enter the holiday season, our new brand and features will help Karma reach more shoppers, giving them choices over how and when they buy, and confidence they’re doing things the smart way.” Research shows that Gen Z shoppers tend to be more price-conscious and prefer to shop from brands they can identify with. Karma addresses these preferences and highlights its ability to deliver value, personal choice, and authentic brands through advanced technology with the new identity. The Karma rebrand includes a new logo designed to be lifestyle chic with fine clean lines to represent the company’s techie side. Karma will be promoting the rebrand with a multi-channel, multi-market advertising and influencer campaign. The campaign will run across digital, social media, influencer marketing, and affiliate marketing channels. “Our new branding highlights our passion for creative and storytelling and having a unique personality in a very noisy consumer environment. Karma’s purpose is to make online shopping way better - if you want something, we will make it yours. We will even tell you to wait and NOT shop now,” said Mor Pesso Eblagon, Chief Marketing Officer at Karma. “Karma’s new look and feel is all part of a strategy - we are 100% focused on turning the shoppers of the world to professionally savvy online shoppers.” Karma has more than 100,000 retail partners on its platform, including some of the world’s leading brands, which receive massive boosts in site traffic from Karma’s users to their eCommerce platforms. Freidman added, “We have more exciting plans in the works, including unique new features to further improve the online shopping experience.” About Karma Karma is an easy-to-use AI shopping tool that powers an automated smart shopping experience on users' laptops or smartphones to save them time and money. Following a simple free download, users start their online shopping journey. Karma lets you save items from any brand to one wishlist and get real-time back/out of stock and price drops alerts. It also automatically integrates and applies valid discount offers, coupons, and cash-back rebates from its 100K+ retail partners. For more information and to download Karma, visit Contact Details LoBello Communications Sivan Ron Company Website

September 14, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Tim Hortons® Smile Cookie™ Campaign is Back

Tim Hortons

Every year, Tim Hortons restaurant owners show their dedication to supporting their communities through the annual week-long Smile Cookie campaign. The annual campaign sees 100% of purchases* from each Smile Cookie – a chocolate chunk cookie topped with pink and blue icing drawing out a smile – donated to local charities. Last year, over $230k was raised to support 18 charities and hospitals across the US. Back again for its 26th year, Tim Hortons Smile Cookie week is a much-anticipated event in communities across the U.S. and Canada. “At Tim Hortons, we take pride in being part of and serving our local communities,” said Axel Schwan, President of Tim Hortons. “As we enter our 26 th year of the Smile Cookie campaign, we continue to be inspired to see Tim Hortons guests and restaurant owners come together to give back to their neighbors.” To participate in this year’s Smile Cookie campaign, visit your local Tim Hortons restaurant or place a digital order through the Tim Hortons app and/or website. The Smile Cookie sells for $1.00, excluding taxes. For a full list of local charities benefiting from Tim Hortons annual Smile Cookie campaign, visit Guests can also show how they are supporting the annual campaign by using #SmileCookie hashtag on social media. Smile Cookie Campaign Facts For over 25 years, Tim Hortons restaurant owners and guests across North America have been spreading smiles. The Smile Cookie campaign began in 1996 as a way to help raise funds for the Hamilton Children’s Hospital in Ontario and has grown to become a major fundraising event at Tim Hortons Restaurants in Canada and US. Nationally, Tim Hortons Restaurant owners support more than 21 local US charities, hospitals and community programs through the Smile Cookie campaign. Last year, the Smile Cookie campaign raised over $230k across the US. Join the conversation online and share your smiles on social media using the hashtag #SmileCookie. *$1 per cookie, excluding taxes. About TIM HORTONS® Tim Hortons® is one of North America's largest restaurant chains operating in the quick service segment. Founded as a single location in Canada in 1964, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of guest tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos, espresso, teas and our famous Iced Capp® beverages), fresh baked goods, hot breakfast sandwiches, breakfast snacking items, and other food products. Tim Hortons has more than 4,800 system wide restaurants located in Canada, the United States and around the world. More information about the company is available at Contact Details Alison Brod Marketing + Communications Adrianna Lauricella +1 212-230-1800 Company Website

September 14, 2022 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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September 14, 2022 07:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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The Next Big Innovation by Bear Quartz has arrived

Bear Quartz

With the Introduction of an all new Lowrider, Bear Quartz has brought another moment to raise the standard of the industry, further solidifying their status with another game changer. The Lowrider The All-new Lowrider has a unique design unlike any other banger. Opposed to sitting Level to the bucket, The Lowrider descends at approximately 45 degrees at the neck where the bucket is fully pulled. The Sleek, elongated, Hourglass design is combined with quadruple auto function.The Lowrider not only brings a beautiful aesthetic with its Descended Bucket, it delivers optimal functionality, with increased consumer comfort. Problems and Solutions: Traditionally angled bangers sit higher and closer to the consumer, and rig, allowing an easier path for reclaim to enter the neck of the banger and glass. However, with The Lowrider, the descended bucket allows gravity to work with you, to help reduce the amount of concentrate pulled into the neck of the banger. The difficult, and unique, angle at which the full weld is pulled on the Lowrider, requires a lot more effort for the material to travel upwards and then down into consumer glass. Not only does the Descending bucket bring added thermal shock protection from heat related stress fractures. This Revolutionary design allows increased user comfort and consumption through the distance provided. Functionality is key Of course, what is every great innovation without exquisite functionality. And we expected the Lowrider to be nothing short of it. The Bucket on the all-new Lowrider is extremely unique. The Bear Quartz Creation, the Hourglass, was elongated and turned into a diameter of 22mm at the base and dish, tapering in the middle. Combined with a thick 4mm Base, The Lowrider delivers a new level of optimal heat retention, effortless pull, and improved protection.This Stylish design is equipped with quadruple auto function, which provides multiple purposes. With 1 to 2 pearls inside the Lowrider, the added circulation gives you a seamless rotation, and distribution of airflow and concentrate. The added force generated by this design then helps create a small field in the bucket, which helps keep the concentrate down, and in the base, significantly reducing the amount of reclaim lost upwards.It is safe to say this innovation is unlike anything in the market today. About Bear Quartz Bear Quartz is literally taking it to a whole new level. Crafting Industry game changers like the Highbrid, the Bear Slurper, the Hourglass, and now the Lowrider. Bear Quartz continues to bring us the newest innovations in the quartz industry, all while still maintaining the company foundations of supreme customer service, superior quality, and phenomenal value. Bear Quartz continues to show us why they are the # 1 sold quartz brand in the world. Website | Instagram Contact Details Bear Quartz Roman Bejarano

September 14, 2022 02:37 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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The PR Net

The PR Net, the premier network for marketing and communications professionals, announced today ‘The PR Net 100’ 2022 list, an annual program that recognizes talent, innovation and influence in the PR agency industry. “We are thrilled to announce this year’s The PR Net 100 list. This extraordinary line up of agencies ( link here ) is an exciting and diverse group from across the US and beyond, that is moving the industry forward with intelligence, innovation and purpose” said The PR Net founder, Lisa Smith. New this year was the addition of the ‘Next Gen’ sublist which recognizes the next generation of PR agencies - a small group of exemplary agencies established in recent years, whose performance and innovation belies their short time in business. The PR Net appointed a judging committee of esteemed industry professionals to evaluate this year’s applications, including Lynn Tesoro, founding partner, HL Group, Jessica Stacey, Senior Vice President, External Communications, Event + Experiential Marketing, Sephora, Noora Raj Brown, EVP Brand, goop, Anu Rao, Vice President Communications, LVMH Moet Hennessy, Deidrea Miller, head of communications, Christie’s Americas, Eneuri Acosta, Chief Brand Officer, Hodinkee, Aziza Johnson, Vice President Corporate Affairs & Communications, American Express and Andrew Taylor, head of brand PR, Neiman Marcus. The PR Net will celebrate the recipients at a cocktail reception on September 20 th, 2022 at The Ned Nomad in New York City. ABOUT THE PR NET: The PR Net is the premier global network for marketing and communications professionals. It is a modern take on the classic networking club and an "industry insider favorite” for executives looking for a central platform for industry intelligence and connections. Founded by industry veteran Lisa Smith in 2015, The PR Net consists of online content that reads like a magazine, member-only services, and highly sought-after digital and in-person member events. Contact Details The PR Net Alex Delgado Company Website

September 13, 2022 01:33 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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