BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (August 14, 2007) - ReserveAmerica has awarded the Eureka! N!ergy tent series its Outdoor Industry Innovation Award, which recognizes the company and new product launch that inspires outdoor enthusiasts while enhancing the experience of outdoor recreation. Eureka!'s N!ergy is a series of tents wired for power with the E! PowerTM system, which enables campers to use convenient 12-volt accessories such as lights, fans or mattress pumps right inside the tents. Each year, ReserveAmerica recognizes the most innovative, creative and leading new product with its Industry Innovation Award. The Eureka! N!ergy tent series was selected from thousands of products from all major categories as the overall industry winner for 2007.
are proud to recognize Eureka! and its N!ergy tent line with the
Outdoor Industry Innovation Award," said John McDonald, director of
marketing & business development for ReserveAmerica. "Eureka! has
developed a product that truly revolutionizes the camping experience
for the new generation of outdoor enthusiasts and matches the needs and
lifestyle of the customer, creating a new benchmark for the industry."
is committed to providing innovation that will bring more families into
the world of camping, and the N!ergy tent series certainly enhances
that experience by bringing the comforts of home to the outdoors," said
Linda Grebe, product manager for Eureka! tents. "We have taken consumer
preference to heart with our E! Power system, and it is such a
privilege to have the industry acknowledge its success. We at Eureka!
will treasure this award for a long time."
The award will be on
display at the Johnson Outdoors booth at the Outdoor Retailer Summer
Market (booth #27027). The award itself was designed by the world
renowned Bennet Gallery of California.
Eureka!'s N!ergy tents
use the patent-pending E! PowerTM system, a wiring harness that is
integrated into each tent. The system includes three 12v DC (cigarette
lighter-type) outlets at various locations inside the tent. The outlets
are powered by the E! Power PakTM, a portable sealed, lead acid battery
that is rechargeable by 110v AC current or by a running car via a 12v
DC connector. The E! Power system enables campers to run comfort and
convenience features such as lights, fans or mattress pumps with
appropriate plugs or adaptors. Depending on the size, the tent prices
range from $149.99 to $249.99. Add-on accessories available with the
N!ergy tent series include the 12v fan and light unit, ($24.99), 12v
cable for charging 12v to 12v ($9.99) and 12v flexible reading light
Eureka!, offering quality tents and
sleeping bags for a wide spectrum of campers and environments, is a
division of Johnson Outdoors. Johnson Outdoors is a leading global
outdoor recreation company that turns ideas into adventure. The company
designs, manufactures and markets a portfolio of award-winning,
consumer-preferred brands across four categories: Watercraft, Marine
Electronics, Diving and Outdoor Equipment.
familiar brands include: Old Town® canoes and kayaks, Ocean KayakTM,
Necky® kayaks, Escape® electric boats, Minn Kota® motors, Humminbird®
fishfinders, Scubapro® and UWATEC® dive equipment, Silva® compasses,
Tech4o® digital instruments, and Eureka!® tents and sleeping bags. For
more information, visit www.eurekatents.com.
is the largest provider of campsite reservations in North America
facilitating more than 3 million transactions at more than 100,000
campsites in 48 states. ReserveAmerica is also a leading provider of
campground management tools to government and private campground
operators offering clients comprehensive reservation systems including:
website development, dedicated call-center services, database
management tools, local campground management software, and marketing
services. ReserveAmerica is owned and operated by Ticketmaster, an
operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).
Eureka's Nergy Tent Series Awarded 2007 Outdoor Innovation AwardTuesday, 14 August 2007
ReserveAmerica has awarded the Eureka! N!ergy tent series its Outdoor Industry Innovation Award, which recognizes the company and new product launch that inspires outdoor enthusiasts while enhancing the experience of outdoor recreation.
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