Ryan Sheckler Kicks Off The ‘Office Depot Grand Opening Street Party’
At the Newly Transformed Wynkoop Street Location
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2012--
Denver is going to be treated to an action sports-themed street party
courtesy of Office
Depot® (NYSE: ODP) as the Company is highlighting its presence in
Denver in a big way. The ‘Office Depot Grand Opening Street Party’ is a
one-day action sports exhibition to be held on December 15 in downtown
Denver, and created to showcase Office Depot’s new store concept and
kick off the Company’s commitment to being one of the sponsors of X
Games Aspen 2013. The event will take place outside of the Office Depot
Denver store located on the corner of Wynkoop Street and 16th
Street (1585 Wynkoop St.) from 12:00pm to 3:00pm (MST).
The special event includes an autograph signing from six-time X Games
Gold Medalist and professional Skateboarder Ryan Sheckler and will be
hosted by former X Games medalist and current ESPN Host Keir Dillon.
Denver residents are invited to enjoy the community event and experience
the new Office Depot interactive hi-tech store filled with the coolest
products just in time for the holidays.
Fans will have a chance to get an autograph from Ryan Sheckler1,
watch high-flying stunts performed by skateboarders and BMX riders on a
custom-built half pipe, and much more.
The ‘Office Depot Grand Opening Street Party’ will also feature:
The chance for fans to spin the prize wheel to win amazing prizes –
from signed Ryan Sheckler Plan B skateboards to tablets and Windows 8
laptops to X Games Podium Passes (includes free ski lift pass)
Denver’s famous local food trucks, including Basic
Kneads Pizza, Manna
from Heaven, Pink
Tank and Billy’s
Gourmet Hot Dogs food cart
A showcase of the latest innovations from OtterBox
to help protect your mobile gadgets
“I’m thrilled to be hosting ‘Office Depot’s Grand Opening Street Party’
in one of the best cities with some of the most passionate X Games
fans,” said Keir Dillon, former X Games medalist and current ESPN Host.
“Between the cool new store concept, Ryan Sheckler, and the high-energy
entertainment, Office Depot customers are in for a treat.”
Interactivity is one of the key features of the new Office Depot stores
in Denver, including a PC Bar where people can sit down, plug in their
laptop or tablet, and get to work. There is also a computer rental
station, free Wi-Fi throughout the store, a recharge station, and free
self-serve coffee available between the hours of 8 a.m. – 10 a.m., and 3
p.m. – 5 p.m. on weekdays.
Additionally, customers will experience the new bluwire
store-within-a-store featuring the coolest tech and mobility products
such as cases for iPhone® 5, accessories for iPad® and MacBook®, Beats©
by Dre headphones, and Monster® wireless speakers – with the vast
majority of these products being new to Office Depot. bluwire is best
known for its highly successful tech and mobility products offered in
select airports around the country (including Denver).
To learn more about the products and services available at Office Depot,
please visit your local Office Depot retail
store location or www.officedepot.com.
To become a fan of Office Depot on Facebook and receive exclusive
content, offers and more, please visit www.facebook.com/officedepot.
To follow Office Depot on Twitter, please visit http://twitter.com/officedepot.
Office Depot Grand Opening Street Party
Saturday, December 15
12 p.m. to 3 p.m. MST
1585 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO 80202
About Office Depot
Office Depot provides office supplies and services through 1,675
stores, a dedicated sales force, top-rated catalogs, and global
e-commerce operations. Office Depot has annual sales of approximately
$11.5 billion, employs about 39,000 associates, and serves customers in
60 countries around the world.
Office Depot’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange
under the symbol ODP. Additional press information can be found at: http://mediarelations.officedepot.com
About X Games Aspen 2013
ESPN will present X Games Aspen 2013 from January 24 – 27 bringing all
the action back to Buttermilk Mountain for an 11th
consecutive year. Celebrating 17 years of the winter version of X Games,
this year’s competition will feature more than 200 athletes competing
for medals and prize money in the sports of Skiing, Snowboard and
Snowmobile. ESPN and ABC will combine to televise 20 hours of live X
Games Aspen competition in high definition. In addition, the Worldwide
Leader in Action Sports will present all the X Games action on ESPN 3D.
1 400 wristbands will be distributed on a
first-come-first-serve basis, beginning on Dec. 14th at 9am
MST at the Office Depot location at 1585 Wynkoop Street. Wristbands are
needed to access the Dec. 15th autograph session with Ryan
Source: Office Depot
Jason Shockley, 561-438-0037