Press Release | BEVNET Aug. 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Boxed Water Named Featured Water Sponsor
Boxed Water Named Featured Water Sponsor of The Vans US Open of Surfing. HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Boxed Water was recently welcomed as the featured water sponsor at The Vans US Open of Surfing. The US Open of Surfing is a 9-day celebration of surfing and surf culture on Huntington City Beach that attracts more than 100,000 attendees, including world-class athletes. The family-friendly event showcased the world’s best surfing, along with free outdoor movie showings, art installations, athlete meet and greets, and musical performances.
“8.8 million metric tons of plastic enter the world’s oceans each year, and the surf community clearly sees this plastic pollution crisis,” said Rob Koenen, Chief Marketing Officer of Boxed Water. “It is a natural fit for Boxed Water to engage with the surf community to extend our mission of sustainability. Events like the US Open of Surfing take a leading role in presenting a better alternative to plastic bottles.”
Over 100,000 people attended the event throughout the week including athletes, families, brands and influencers. Guests sampled more than 11,000 Boxed Water sustainably packaged waters. Boxed Water was present in all VIP, athlete, family and friends, and media areas. Boxed Water is continuing its committed to the beaches and oceans through its #BetterPlanet Beach Cleanup Campaign. The company is working towards a goal of cleaning 3,000 miles of beach. Learn more at www.boxedwater.com/beachcleanup.
About Boxed Water
Boxed Water Is Better. Better for the planet. Better for us all. Boxed Water was founded in the belief that Sustainability Matters™ with the purpose of changing the way packaged water is shipped, sold and enjoyed. Boxed Water provides people with a better option for purchasing packaged water by producing pure water in recyclable cartons made using paper from well-managed forests. Boxed Water is a proud member of 1% For The Planet and partner of the National Forest Foundation (NFF). The simple act of choosing Boxed Water is a statement that Sustainability Matters. Boxed Water is headquartered in Michigan with filling locations in Michigan and Utah.