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OWC Giving Away Once in a Lifetime Trip for Two to NYC in September

Winner will see Ringo Starr in concert and attend launch of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus’ month-long “Come Together NYC” residency.

Woodstock, IL – August 8, 2018 OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, announced they will give away a trip for two to New York City as part of their 2018 Presenting Sponsorship of the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. The trip will coincide with the Lennon Bus’ annual Come Together NYC programming, kicking off at New York City Hall on September 13th.

The “Come Together with OWC in NYC” contest will allow one grand prize winner and guest to be part of the residency launch events taking place on September 13th. Entry to the contest will be through OWC’s social media account postings, with a reply to the question “What does peace mean to you?” Postings will be on OWC’s MacSales.com Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, and entrants can engage through words, photos or videos in response, as well as liking, sharing and tagging posts.

“OWC has been a sponsor of the Lennon Bus and their mission for many years,” said Sally Washlow, Sr. Vice President of Marketing and Sales, OWC. “As Presenting Sponsor for 2018, we have had the opportunity to engage more deeply in their educational programming and platform, an important priority for all of us. We are excited to be offering this giveaway in conjunction with the launch of the Come Together NYC residency, and look forward to seeing the responses and meeting the winner next month!”

The contest opens on August 8th and runs through August 26th. Winner will be chosen at random and will be announced no later than August 30th. 

Grand Prize Package:
Trip to NYC for (2) - inclusive of travel and hotel accommodations courtesy of OWC

(2) VIP passes to The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus Come Together NYC event on September 13, 2018 courtesy of OWC
$500 cash prize courtesy of OWC

(2) Tickets to see Ringo Starr perform at Radio City Music Hall on September 13, 2018 courtesy of OWC

(2) VIP passes to The Morrison Hotel Gallery reception on September 13, 2018 courtesy of Sonic Wall and Ruckus Networks

(1) OWC Mercury On-The-Go Pro 1.0 TB Hard Drive
(1) Pair of Audio-Technica ATH-M50x headphones

(1) Audio-Technica ATW-1102 System 10 Digital Handheld Wireless System
(1) Focusrite Scarlett 18i20
(1) Focusrite Red 2 & Red 3 Plug-In Suite (AAX/AU/VST)
(1) Pair of Genelec 8010 Monitors and carry case 

(1) Yamaha Pacifica PAC012 Electric Guitar

(1) Yamaha PSRE263 Keyboard 

(1) Yamaha SKB2 Survival Kit 

(1) K&M 17540 Electric Guitar Stand 

(1) K&M 260/1 Round-base Microphone Stand 

(1) Neutrik custom John Lennon Educational Tour Bus cable & connectors

(1) Copperpeace limited edition Seatbelt guitar strap

Stay connected to OWC and the Lennon Bus’ social media accounts; more information regarding the giveaway, residency programming and terms and conditions for the giveaway can be found here.

About The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus
The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus presented by OWC is a non-profit state-of-the-art mobile Pro Audio and HD video recording facility that provides hands-on experiences for students of all ages. Now in its 21st year, the Lennon Bus features the latest audio and video technology, gear and products. The Lennon Bus travels across the U.S. and Canada year-round, providing free tours and workshops at schools, retailers, festivals, and at major industry conferences. To see where the bus will be next, visit http://www.lennonbus.org/schedule.

About OWC

Since 1988, OWC has been about possibilities. We’re dedicated to helping tech enthusiasts and industry professionals do more and reach higher. Our trusted storage, connectivity, software and expansion solutions enable creative professionals, producers, educators and government entities to get the most out of their technology investments, protect valuable digital assets and expand their hardware’s capabilities to keep up with the demands and evolution of their work. OWC features an award-winning technical support team that is on hand 24/7 as well as an unparalleled library of step-by-step installation and support videos. In everything we do at OWC, we believe in making a better world where technology inspires imagination and everything is possible.

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The increasing accessibility of digital technology has led to an amazing expansion of opportunity in the art of digital storytelling. The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus has been at the forefront of this new media explosion, having produced daily video projects with students since January of 2001. The Lennon Bus puts state-of-the-art digital video equipment into the hands of workshop participants and teaches the entire digital workflow from storyboarding to web publication and DVD burning. Students leave the experience having shot, chopped, scored, and (most importantly) finished an entire digital video production. Using the latest cameras and professional hardware/software solutions including Avid Media Composer and Pro Tools, participants are exposed to the exciting world of digital videography and learn hot techniques of the trade. The accessibility of professional-quality technology is making it possible for millions of new voices to be heard and the John Lennon Bus is putting these tools into the hands of tomorrow's great digital producers. Subscribe to our Youtube channel so you never miss any of the amazing videos produced on the Lennon Bus.