Ashland, OR (PressExposure) May 05, 2011 -- ShopDragon's powerful e-commerce platform will drive the entire World of Wine experience, starting with the launch of the new web site today and powering the pop-up retail wine store and all registrations for the festival's events. Additionally, ShopDragon will be working with the festival's organizers to support the expansion of the event by utilizing technology and social media in entertaining and powerful ways, leading up to and during the multi-day event.
ShopDragon's sponsorship of World of Wine will promote buyRogue.com, a regional eCommerce site selling the products of all of the ShopDragon merchants in Southern Oregon, set to launch this spring. buyRogue.com will serve as a convenient way for consumers to buy products, register for events, donate to organizations, and more while providing social news content about what is happening in Southern Oregon, through its media partner, 541Live.com.
"The World of Wine event is a perfect venue for us to showcase the power of our small business and community oriented eCommerce platform and will serve as an exciting way to expose people to the power of regional eCommerce and the impact of that on local economies." said ShopDragon's President, Josh Bradley.
About World of Wine The Southern Oregon World of Wine Festival has been the Rogue Valley's premier wine festival for the past eight years. The event showcases some 40-plus wineries annually, with more than 750 attendees, selling out the Grand Tasting annually. The wine competition portion of the festival brings in notable judges from outside the area, increasing attention on this burgeoning wine region. The festival seeks to promote not just the Southern Oregon wine industry, but all of Southern Oregon by creating an exciting and unique event that ties together local businesses and the community, while benefiting charities. This year's event will span the week of August 22nd, culminating in the Grand Tasting on Saturday, the 27th.