JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Sept. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Corporation of America (Pilot Pen) is celebrating overachievement in television, ranging from writing to directing to acting and beyond, along with the tools vital to scripting success. At the GBK Pre-Emmy Awards Lounge, Pilot will invite some of the industry's most notable overachievers to share the mantras that helped them script their success. The event will take place on September 16 and 17 at the Viceroy L'Ermitage in Beverly Hills, Calif., where Pilot will showcase the best of their overachieving writing instruments.
While at the lounge, celebrities and Emmy award nominees will have the opportunity to experience the Pilot G2, the no. 1 selling pen in America that is also being highlighted through the ongoing G2 Overachievers Grant initiative. The $50,000 grant will reward overachievers for the incredible things they do to improve others' lives every day.
"The written word has always played a key role in the success of great writers, directors and actors," said Ariann Langsam, Director of Marketing. "At Pilot, we all know that the pen is mightier than the sword, and we are delighted to celebrate the industry's top overachievers, the words through which they connect with audiences and in many ways, change the world."
Pilot's collection of performance-ready pens are ideal of overachievers:
GBK attendees will also have the opportunity to overachieve for their favorite charities by participating in Pilot's philanthropic social media campaign, 'Pilot Purpose.' Guests will be invited to share what overachieving mantra helped them script their own success, along with the name of their charity of choice, and share it on their personal social media pages using #PilotPurpose. The celebrity with the most follower engagement, including likes, shares, and comments, will receive a $5,000 donation to their charity on behalf of Pilot.
ABOUT PILOT CORPORATION OF AMERICA
Pilot Pen offers superlative writing instruments renowned for quality, performance, cutting-edge technology and consumer satisfaction. Widely acknowledged as innovators, Pilot was first to introduce Americans to fine-point writing, currently maintaining the top share position in the gel and rolling ball pen categories. Pilot's line also includes the acclaimed Dr. Grip family of products featuring an ergonomic, wide comfort grip that reduces writing fatigue, as well as the notable Precise V5 and G2 lines. Pilot Pen manufactures and distributes from its state-of-the-art facility in Jacksonville, Florida; its parent company is the oldest and largest manufacturer of writing instruments in Japan. For more: www.pilotpen.us.
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