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Lenovo Announces $25,000 Classroom Makeover Giveaway at 2014 FETC

Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) today announced at the 2014 Florida Education Technology Conference (FETC) that the company will give away a $25,000 classroom makeover. The prize package will include 30 Lenovo x131e laptops powered by Intel Core i3® processors, Intel-sponsored coaching and a package of licenses and software to power productivity in the classroom. Starting today, 2014 FETC Conference registrants are eligible to participate in the giveaway by visiting and scanning their badge at select booth locations.

“Deploying the right technology – to motivate students and teachers and improve learning outcomes – is a significant investment,” said Jason Mooneyham, executive director, U.S. Public Sector Sales, Lenovo. “The devices, software and coaching included in our classroom makeover will make a tremendous impact on the winning school in incorporating technology into its curricula.”

Win Big With $25,000 Classroom Makeover

2014 FETC Conference registrants have the opportunity to win a $25,000 classroom makeover, which will include the following prizes for the winner’s affiliated education institution:

  • 30 Lenovo x131e notebooks powered by Intel Core i3® processor and Intel Education Software
  • Intel sponsored five hours of personalized, virtual professional and technology coaching with an Intel Education expert
  • Microsoft Windows 8 software
  • Stoneware® license
  • Absolute® Computrace® license

Eligibility to win the makeover is easy! Visit the FETC Exhibit Hall and have your badge scanned by a Lenovo representative at three locations, including FETC prize booths #164 and #1564 and Lenovo booth #621. A winner will be announced at the Lenovo booth #621 on Friday, January 31 at 2:50 p.m.

Lenovo is also teaming up with Shannon Sharpe, three-time Super Bowl Champion, CBS Sports Analyst and education advocate, who will be at Lenovo booth #621 on Thursday, January 30 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET to introduce new Lenovo devices specifically designed for education and ruggedized for classroom performance. Sharpe is dedicated to promoting literacy and education among children, and is joining Lenovo to discuss the benefits of technology in education. Sharpe will also sign autographs.

…And There’s More To Win

Visitors to the Lenovo booth #621 at FETC will also have opportunities to win a ThinkPad Yoga and ThinkPad Tablet 2 throughout the event, and enjoy Cirque du Soleil performances every hour on the hour.

About Lenovo

Lenovo (SEHK:0992) (Pink Sheets:LNVGY) is a US$34 billion personal technology company – the largest PC maker worldwide and an emerging PC Plus leader – serving customers in more than 160 countries. Dedicated to exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the Company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo, a global Fortune 500 company, has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.Lenovo.com or www.lenovo.com/education.

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