LG MOBILE DROPS IN ON QUIKSILVER PRO
|- With LG Renoir(KC910) -|
|Sydney, Australia, 6 March 2009, As the presenting sponsor of Quiksilver Pro 09 and Roxy Pro 09, LG Mobile Australia is excited to jump into all the action at Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast. Capturing all the excitement at Australia's two largest professional surfing events is the LG Renoir Mobile phone.|
|Located right on the beach at the forefront of all the action is the interactive LG Mobile Marquee featuring hands on demonstrations of LG Renoir and the latest LG Mobile range, prize giveaways and a live feed of memorable surfing moments from the event. Visitors to the marquee can have their photos taken by LG Renoir and then download it from the LG Mobile website www.lg.com.au/mobile as a memento.|
|The LG Renoir is available for purchase at the LG Marquee and comes with a gift of Quiksilver merchandise and a 1GB MicroSD card worth $150. Also featuring in the marquee is a SMS competition to win a LG Renoir and a Quiksilver surfboard signed by Kelly Slater.|
|Continuing to hit the local streets, the LG Quiksilver Bus is providing transport for commuters and visitors to Snapper Rocks. The free bus travels from Marine Parade to Cavil Avenue and Pacific Fair, Currumbin Coolangatta to Palm Beach, Burleigh Heads and Miami before setting down at Nobby Beach or Mermaid Beach depending on traffic.||
Photo Caption: Kelly Slater, ASP World Champion Surfer, Nathan Dunn, General Manager of LG Electronics Australia, Mobile Communications at the LG Cocktail Night.
|Onboard, passengers can check out the LG Renoir and are given the opportunity to make calls, send texts and surf the web on one of the 25 live LG phones.|
|An exclusive cocktail night hosted by LG was held last Saturday, attracting a star studded crowd. The fantastic event hosted some of the world's top surfers and LG guests including Kelly Slater, Jeremy Florez and Julian Wilson alongside local surfing enthusiasts.|
|PHOTO CALL: Media are invited to visit the exclusive LG Surfers Deck for photo opportunities with the likes of Kelly Slater, Mick Fanning, Taj Burrow, Joel Parkinson and Bede Durbidge. If you are interested in attending please contact Nea Pilgrim to arrange a media pass.|
|About LG Electronics, Inc.
LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, home appliances and mobile communications, employing more than 82,000 people working in 114 operations including 82 subsidiaries around the world. With 2007 global sales of USD 44 billion, LG is comprised of five business units - Home Entertainment, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning, Business Solutions and Mobile Communications. LG is the world's leading producer of mobile handsets, flat panel TVs, air conditioners, front-loading washing machines, optical storage products, DVD players and home theater systems. For more information, please visit www.lg.com.
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