Bamboo Skateboards and SOLO Eyewear Present Panda-Monium
SAN DIEGO (August 15, 2013)—Bamboo Skateboards, an eco-friendly and socially cause-driven skateboard company, is partnering with SOLO Eyewear, a sustainable sunglasses company that funds eye care with each purchase to people in need, for a collaborative Panda-Monium event at the W Hotel in San Diego on August 15, 2013. Both environmentally friendly companies utilize recycled bamboo in their products and have panda brand mascots. The brand mascots will be present at the event, interacting with attendees, and will duke it out to support environmental sustainability: hence "Panda-Monium".
Bamboo Skateboards aims to help reduce maple deforestation by influencing the skateboard industry to use green, ecological, and environmentally friendly bamboo. This San Diego-based company has recently launched an Indiegogo crowd funding campaign to raise funds to increase awareness for worldwide deforestation, increase brand marketing, and expand their eco-conscious product line.
"We are excited for the opportunity to partner with amazing local brands such as SOLO Eyewear and Deuce Brand," said Mark Olson, Director of Sales and Marketing at Bamboo Skateboards. “This event will also support our current Indiegogo campaign by encouraging attendees to choose to skate green with skateboards made of bamboo."
Where: W San Diego Hotel – 421 West B. Street San Diego, CA 92101
When: Thursday, August 15, 6:00pm-10:00pm
Cost: $5 entrance for Indiegogo campaign – Additional donations accepted
Panda-Monium will also include Deuce a brand that features functional athletic gear with a focus on sport watches. The event will offer a raffle with prizes from Bamboo Skateboards, SOLO Eyewear and Deuce Brand. Bamboo Skateboards will be accepting donations from attendees to support its Indiegogo campaign, running through August 30, 2013. For more information on their crowd funding campaign, please visit http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/bamboo-skateboards.
About Bamboo Skateboards:
Bamboo Skateboards is an ecologically based skateboard brand and manufacturer of high quality skateboards made from sustainable bamboo from managed forests. This company is comprised of social entrepreneurs who believe that giving back to the community is as equally important as profits. Bamboo Skateboards services core shops, brands, and individuals around the globe while providing a solidified partnership and unique experience with each. This environmentally friendly company is completely immersed in action sports and skateboarding and now passionately hopes to inspire others to take actionable steps towards preserving our natural environment.
For more information on Bamboo Skateboards, visit www.bambooskateboards.com. Become a fan at www.facebook.com/SkateBamboo, follow on Twitter @SkateBamboo and on Instagram @BambooSkateboards and #PANDAMONIUM