ExOfficio Hosts a Big Lebowski Bowl-A-Rama at Outdoor Retailer

A 3rd annual event sponsored in part by Manzella Proceeds to Benefit Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition

Tukwila, WA – ExOfficio, a leading manufacturer of adventure travel apparel, has teamed up with Manzella to host a Big Lebowski themed bowling event during Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City, UT benefiting OIWC, Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition.

Tony Manzella, President, Manzella, stated, “ExOfficio and Manzella have been great friends for many years and our relationship is a mirror image of the many relationships within our industry. Our industry is unique (and fun) because so many great brands, retailers and reps share the belief that long-running traditions such as bowling and beer, build lasting bonds.”

Where: Ritz Bowling Alley, Salt Lake City UT

FREE SHUTTLES to/from the bowling alley and the trade show available

Date: Friday, January 22, 2010

Time: 7:00-11:00 pm

No registration is necessary, but pre-registration is encouraged for BOWL-OFF competitors. Pre-register at www.oiwc.org or attend ExOfficio's Pre-Funk Happy Hour on Friday, January 22, from 4:00-6:00 pm, Booth #12027.

About ExOfficio
ExOfficio was born in 1987 when two guys in a garage engineered a shirt with the functions of a fly-fishing vest, the ventilation of a cool breeze and the construction of a men's dress shirt. The company has created apparel known for innovative technical features and performance benefits ever since. ExOfficio is sold internationally in specialty outdoor, fly-fishing, travel and luggage stores. Products are available in ExOfficio retail stores and online. ExOfficio is devoted to enhancing worldly exploration through clothing and footwear that packs-well, performs and is durable enough for a lifetime of adventure. For more information visit www.exofficio.com.

About Manzella
In 1982, Manzella Productions was formed as a manufacturer of sporting gloves. Today, the company is prospering as a manufacturer and marketer of sport and leisure gloves and accessories in various market segments within the outdoor industry, and is positioned as an aggressive, market driven company.

About OIWC
Outdoor Industries Women's Coalition (OIWC), a 501(c) 6 non-profit corporation is a membership community of professionals in the Outdoor Industries. The OIWC is focused on providing power, influence, professional development and opportunity in the outdoor related businesses and to generate champions to inspire other women. To learn more about the OIWC online member community or to become a new member or sponsor, please visit www.oiwc.org.

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