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    Wed, 08/29/2012 (All day)

    August 29, 2012
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

     

    For a Chance at Love and Sparkle,
    San Diego Couples Use Mobile Gaming Technology

    Locals search for a diamond engagement ring using their cell phones

    San Diego, CA, 8/29/12 — Finding the perfect engagement ring can be a big challenge. Ben Bridge Jeweler is turning the "hunt" for an engagement ring into an interactive real-world scavenger hunt using location-based mobile gaming technology.

    On Saturday, September 22nd, Ben Bridge will award a $14,000 A. JAFFE diamond bridal set to the winners of a digital scavenger hunt on the streets of San Diego. Runners-up will receive a pair of Tissot watches and everyone who participates will go home with a prize package from Ben Bridge Jeweler.

    "We wanted to do something for the community to celebrate our 100th Anniversary," said Lisa Bridge of Ben Bridge Jeweler. "By embracing this new technology, we're able to have a little fun while giving away a beautiful diamond ring."

    Ben Bridge Jeweler is partnering with the Google-backed mobile gaming company, SCVNGR. By developing a location-based game accessible via mobile phone, Ben Bridge Jeweler is giving couples the ability to solve challenges from their cell phones at locations all over the city to earn points for the chance to win a $14,000 A. JAFFE diamond bridal set.

    To sign up, couples are required to submit their love stories at BenBridgeDiamondDash.com. The grand prize diamond ring is currently on display at Ben Bridge Jeweler along with details of how to play. Ben Bridge Jeweler has several San Diego locations including Fashion Valley Mall, Westfield Horton Plaza, Westfield North County, Westfield Plaza Camino Real, and Westfield UTC.

     

    About Ben Bridge Jeweler
    In 1912 Ben Bridge Jeweler was founded on a simple promise: to offer the finest jewelry and the most knowledgeable service. Family-run for five generations, Ben Bridge Jeweler operates more than 70 retail stores in 11 states including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, and Washington.

    About SCVNGR
    Founded in 2008 by a 19 year old Princeton drop-out, SCVNGR has grown into a mobile gaming company with partners in over 12,000 locations. SCVNGR is played by completing challenges from your cell phone at different locations to earn points that can be redeemed for real-world rewards. SCVNGR is funded by Google Ventures, Highland Capital Partners and Balderton Capital.

     

    MEDIA CONTACT
    Contact: Erika Matson
    Email: ematson@BenBridge.com
    Phone: (206) 239-6951

     

    Links:

    Full press release details for the Ben Bridge Jeweler San Diego Diamond Dash
    Ben Bridge Jeweler Diamond Dash entry form

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