May 20th, 2009

Eagle Creek Announces Wheels Up! Contest Winner

Eagle Creek, maker of travel gear, luggage and accessories, today named Bag n' Baggage of Orlando, Florida the winner of their in-store merchandising contest. Manager Wendy Ramey will receive the cash prize on behalf of the store. 

In its first year, Wheels Up! ran from February 1 to March 31. Participating accounts were challenged to create a window or in-store display that focused on the promotion and world travel

We're proud of Bag n' Baggage Orlando and our retail stores who partnered with us on this event, said Vice President of Sales Michael Millenacker. We want to get customers excited about travel by working with our retailers to create inspiring travel environments in stores.

Notable submissions included The Arcadian Shop in Lenox, Massachusetts, which has a prominent in-store display. While Wide World books in Seattle, Washington, and Changes in Latitude of Boulder, Colorado created displays all focusing on world travel. 

About Eagle Creek

Eagle Creek is the leading maker of travel gear, luggage, accessories and packing solutions for active, adventurous souls. Founded in 1975, California-based Eagle Creek, Inc., invented the adventure travel gear category, introduced the industry's first convertible backpack on wheels, and is revolutionizing the way travelers pack with its Pack-It™ folders, cubes, sacs and toiletry kit organizing system.