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Waynesboro, VA, United States, 2012/02/15 - Virginia-based nTelos Wireless announced today that it has been named as the official wireless sponsor for the Fifth Annual Virginia Wine Expo, which will take place at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, Feb. 24-26 - nTelosWireless.com.
This will mark the fourth year the company has been sponsor of the event. nTelos Wireless also secured the naming rights for the Expo’s Wine Garden, a special area where attendees can sit down, relax, sip wine and eat food.
“As a Virginia-based company, we’re pretty partial to this region and excited to participate in an exclusive event that highlights Virginia made products,” said Conrad Hunter, chief operating officer of nTelos Wireless. “The Expo continues to build momentum, and provides a great venue for us to showcase our brand, and let people learn about our value proposition in a relaxing environment. We look forward to continue building upon the success of the previous years.”
nTelos Wireless is leveraging its relationship with the Expo to give away two prizes. A Richmond Wine Getaway Sweepstakes is currently being offered until Feb. 19 via nTelos Wireless’ Facebook page (facebook.com/nTelosWireless), which includes a stay at The Jefferson Hotel and two tickets to the wine expo. Also, the company is offering attendees of the event the chance to register for a destination winery weekend.
In addition to the Wine Garden, nTelos Wireless will also:
• Provide on-site registration for the Wine Getaway Sweepstakes, along with a complimentary sectioned wine bag.
• Host Andy, the nTelos Android Mascot.
• Share the “Hello Vino” App via QR code signage, an exclusive App to help attendees note their favorite wines.
• Host an on-site trailer and tent space where its products and services will be on display.
The Fifth Annual Virginia Wine Expo features Virginia-only wineries sampling their best wine alongside specialty foods and wine and food pairing seminars. Tickets, along with more event information, can be found at virginiawineexpo.com/.
In addition to sponsoring the Virginia Wine Expo, nTelos Wireless is active in local communities throughout Richmond and across Virginia. Within the Greater Richmond area, nTelos Wireless is the official wireless sponsor of the Richmond Kickers, University of Richmond Athletics, and supports the State Fair of Virginia, the Retail Merchants Association, Big Brothers/Big Sisters Duck Race and the Richmond Carytown Watermelon Festival. The company also supports the National Kidney Foundation, including the Foundation’s walk in Richmond. nTelos Wireless also sponsors many community nSpirit programs, which generate donations for local schools and non-profits. Company employees are proud and active participants in community programs in and around Richmond.
NTELOS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: NTLS), operating through its subsidiaries as “nTelos Wireless,” is headquartered in Waynesboro, VA, and provides high-speed, dependable nationwide voice and data coverage for over 400,000 retail subscribers based in Virginia, West Virginia and portions of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky. nTelos’s licensed territories have a total population of approximately 8 million residents, of which its wireless network covers approximately 5.8 million residents. nTelos (ntelos.com) is also the exclusive wholesale provider of network services to Sprint Nextel in the western Virginia and West Virginia portions of its territories for all Sprint CDMA wireless customers. Additional information about NTELOS is available at facebook.com/nteloswireless and twitter.com/ntelos_wireless.