The event will kick off with Esports tournaments with a grand total of 60,000 player prizes
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#rewired2022–Inclusion Companies LLC today announced ReWired Festival (ReWired Fest 2022), its brand new marketing platform and festival, presented by Monster Energy and sponsored by Walmart. The event will take place October 20-22 in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the University of Arkansas.
ReWired Fest is a fully immersive esports and digital experience designed to foster an equitable future in esports and technology by encouraging Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities, as well as women and people of all abilities to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM).
The event will kick off with multiple esports tournaments worth a total of $60,000 in prizes.
ReWired Fest combines esports tournaments, groundbreaking technology, gaming fairs, food expo, vintage gaming, STEAM education, awesome experiences, celebrity panels, and more.
“Gaming is the cornerstone of ReWired Fest, but the event is so much more than that,” said Trevor Drinkwater, CEO of Inclusion Companies. “Strategy, teamwork, community and problem solving are just some of the positives we will be celebrating in hopes of inspiring today’s youth to pursue jobs in the fields of STEAM. We are also thrilled to be hosting this event at the University of Arkansas, where the impressive student engagement, community support, and top-notch facilities will make this event unforgettable for all.
“Esports has been an integral part of Monster Energy’s marketing powering gamers for over a decade and we’re excited to continue partnering with events like ReWired Fest,” said Dan McHugh, CMO of Monster Energy. “We welcome the opportunity to inspire the next generation to pursue their passion and esports can be the vehicle of inspiration.”
Chris Nagelson, Vice President of Media and Gaming at Walmart US, commented, “The ReWired platform was designed to engage and inspire today’s youth around the positive aspects of esports and technology. We hope this event will create opportunities for students to achieve exciting new career paths through the pursuit of science and technology and we are proud to be part of an event that aims to inspire the next generation of leaders. .
Visit Rewiredfest.com for more information. Further details on upcoming online tournaments will be announced at a later date.
ABOUT INCLUSION BUSINESSES
Inclusion Companies is an events and consulting firm focused on driving its clients’ strategic growth initiatives through consumer events, retail sales, marketing, e-commerce and emerging technology services. The company has long-standing and well-established relationships with many national retailers and its founders have extensive C-level experience in retail, consumer goods, logistics, technology and media. Inclusion Companies is on a mission to amplify the corporate responsibility initiatives of its clients.
ABOUT MONSTER ENERGY®
Based in Corona, California, Monster Energy is a global distributor of energy drinks and alternative beverages. Refusing to acknowledge the traditional, Monster Energy supports the scene. Whether it’s motocross, off-road, NASCAR, MMA, BMX, surfing, snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, esports or the rock and roll lifestyle, Monster Energy is a brand that believes in authenticity and at the heart of what its sports, athletes, players and musicians stand for. More than a drink, it’s the way of life lived by athletes, sportspeople, bands, believers and fans. Learn more about Monster Energy, including all of its beverages, at www.monsterenergy.com.