LOS ANGELES, Dec. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As part of their ongoing commitment to charitable giving, today Insomniac announced that it has donated approximately $300,000 to charitable organizations throughout the nation in 2012.
"During this season of giving I take great pride and pleasure in reflecting on the positive impact that Insomniac and our events have on the local communities that are gracious enough to host our shows and festivals," said Insomniac's CEO, Pasquale Rotella.
Insomniac's Charitable Giving Initiative donates $1 per ticket transaction and $10 per guest list attendee to charitable organizations in the local communities where the festivals are held, as well as nationwide.
"A critical part of Insomniac's mission is to leverage the support of our loyal fans to make contributions to deserving organizations that help provide unique and vital services to communities throughout the U.S.," added Rotella.
The organizations that received contributions from Insomniac in 2012 include:
Last year, in 2011, Insomniac donated $75,000 to local and regional organizations following EDC Las Vegas and more than $150,000 to communities nationwide.
"As Insomniac continues to expand into new markets I anticipate that our ability to cultivate an even more robust charitable program will grow, too," said Rotella.
Insomniac produces innovative music festivals and events featuring immersive multisensory environments enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting and sound design, large-scale art installations, interactive circus and theatrical performances, boundary-pushing special effects and pyrotechnics, and fan participation. The quality of our fans' experience is the company's top priority. Insomniac's premier annual event, Electric Daisy Carnival, is one of the largest, most spectacular music festivals in the North America. Insomniac has produced more than 250 music events and for more than 3 million attendees in California, Nevada, Colorado, Washington, Texas, Florida, New York, and Puerto Rico. Founded by Pasquale Rotella, Insomniac has been based in Los Angeles since it started in 1993.
Media Contact: Erika Raney Insomniac Director of Communications & CSR Initiatives