By virally spreading Oakley's action-sports heritage across hundreds of social networks, numerous like-minded consumers will be exposed to the brand.
SAN DIEGO (PRWEB) May 15, 2008
"Each one of our world-class athletes is an outspoken personality with a unique story to tell, so we set loose their creativity on dioramas that capture their lifestyle and turn their inspirations into art," said Colin Baden, president of Oakley. "Those who respect and rely on Oakley innovation are part of that mindset of independence and unrivaled style, so we're giving them the opportunity to express themselves and celebrate their individuality by laying down some pure creativity."
In addition to honoring the grand prize winner, the Oakley expert panel will award prizes to the first, second and third runners-up among the top 100 highest scoring entrants. Chosen from the top 100 most viral entries, the most viral winner will win a London Police Presentation Pack featuring Oakley GASCAN® sunglasses, CROWBAR® SNOW goggles and an Oakley hoodie.
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"Fans of action sports have a style all their own, and this campaign gives them a completely unique way to express themselves and celebrate their allegiance and respect for the Oakley brand," said Brian Dunn, CEO of Brickfish. "By virally spreading Oakley's action-sports heritage across hundreds of social networks, numerous like-minded consumers will be exposed to the brand."
The "Create Your Own Oakley Diorama" campaign ends June 12.
Oakley was created for action sports athletes who challenge the limits of possibility. The company earned its authenticity by doing the same, achieving more than 540 patents by elevating physics to the level of art. Oakley has created some of the most sought after lifestyle designs on the planet by letting invention lead the way, making honest stuff from scratch and delivering the unexpected for more than 30 years. Consumers in more than 110 countries now enjoy a full array of market-leading Oakley products including premium sunglasses, goggles, prescription eyewear, apparel, footwear and accessories. Additional information is available at http://www.oakley.com.
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