By Industry News Release
RIDGID will select six winners for a VIP Experience at its global headquarters
Elyria, Ohio – March 14, 2023 — RIDGID, a part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, recently announced that they are now accepting entries for their sixth annual RIDGID Experience contest – a VIP event that has become a sought-after ticket for tradespeople across North America. This year’s RIDGID Experience, to be held on June 7-9 in Elyria, Ohio, will once again celebrate and reward the trades, putting a spotlight on winners’ hard work and achievements. Six grand prize winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip, as well as memorable experiences including a factory tour, customization of an iconic RIDGID pipe wrench and a night out to see the Cleveland Guardians baseball game.
The goal of the event has always been to recognize and reward tradespeople with a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Past winners recently talked about what they loved about their RIDGID Experience and why others should enter to win a spot on this year’s trip. Alan Carlson from RIDGID Experience 2022 had this to say about the trip: “You definitely need to enter to win a chance to go to the RIDGID Experience. It’s a trip of a lifetime, behind-the-scenes info, lots of fun, you’re treated like a rockstar, I guarantee you it’s worth it.”
“We love that past winners speak so highly of their RIDGID Experience. It’s their energy and excitement for others to win their own trip that has kept the momentum going,” said Becky Brotherton, director of engagement marketing, RIDGID for Emerson. “We can’t wait to meet our sixth group of winners this summer and treat them to the VIP experience past winners have loved.”
Entries will be accepted through March 24, 2023. Contest winners will be selected based on their response to questions, trade involvement, enthusiasm for RIDGID tools as displayed in submitted picture or video of them with their favorite RIDGID tool, and originality and uniqueness of entry. How to enter and full 2023 RIDGID Experience official contest rules can be found here.
RIDGID Experience contest winners will receive:
- An all-expenses-paid trip to RIDGID world headquarters.
- A VIP RIDGID headquarters tour.
- A custom RIDGID pipe wrench.
- Professional photoshoot, celebrating winners’ dedication to the skilled trades.
- Suite seats to see the Cleveland Guardians.
- A trip to Topgolf, a sports entertainment complex that features an inclusive, high-tech golf game.
- And more.
Winners will also have the opportunity to shape the future of professional tool development by providing their expert insights with RIDGID leadership including engineering, marketing, research and product developments.
Emerson’s professional tools business, which includes RIDGID as well as the Greenlee and Klauke brands, provides the industry’s broadest portfolio of advanced, reliable tools and technologies for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing trades globally. Visit emerson.com/professionaltools for more information.
RIDGID, Greenlee and Klauke are trademarks of Emerson or its subsidiaries. All other trademarks belong to their respective holders.
For 100 years, RIDGID has been providing certainty and efficiency to the professional trades by delivering innovative plumbing, mechanical and HVAC tools. Inventing the modern pipe wrench in 1923, RIDGID today has more than 100 patents and 300 products that continue to deliver purpose-built tools to help the skilled trades work with more ease and efficiency. They are part of the Emerson professional tools portfolio that also includes Greenlee and Klauke. Learn more; visit RIDGID.com/100.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR) is a global technology and software company providing innovative solutions for the world’s essential industries. Through its leading automation portfolio, including its majority stake in AspenTech, Emerson helps hybrid, process and discrete manufacturers optimize operations, protect personnel, reduce emissions and achieve their sustainability goals. For more information, visit Emerson.com.