STEP CG Named Official Wi-Fi & 5G LAN Provider For 2022 Kentucky Bourbon Festival

COVINGTON, Ky., August 29--STEP CG, Where Innovation Meets Execution, today officially announced with their partners – Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G wireless network edge solutions, Extreme Networks, Inc., a leader in cloud networking, and Celona, the industry’s innovator of 5G LAN solutions – that it will be providing all Wi-Fi at the 2022 Kentucky Bourbon Festival in Bardstown, September 16-18.

STEP CG’s “CoW” (Cell-on-Wheels) mobile cell vehicle includes all connectivity needed to power the Kentucky Bourbon Festival for exhibitors and attendees. In addition to improving the guest experience, the 5G LAN/Wi-Fi provided by CoW will also be powering all of the point-of-sale systems for each booth for “sMOOth” and reliable transactions, thanks to 5G connectivity.

“Our CoW leads the herd as the perfect solution for large events like the Kentucky Bourbon Festival because we can provide all forms of carrier grade connectivity for this event, including 5G, private cellular/5G LAN and WiFi,” said Ed Walton, CEO of STEP CG. 

The Kentucky Bourbon Festival returns for its 31st year in Bardstown (the Bourbon Capital of the World), to celebrate the spirited history and crafting of bourbon. This year’s Festival features expanded opportunities for bourbon enthusiasts to engage with the most sought-after brands alongside engaging and immersive educational experiences. Tickets are on sale now through

“It’s an honor for STEP CG to once again be trusted with all forms of connectivity for 30+ distilleries, media, video loggers, vendors, public Wi-Fi for a crowd of 50,000 folks, along with security. The 2022 Festival promises to be the best one yet,” added Walton.

About Cradlepoint

Cradlepoint enables the freedom to connect people, places, and things that drive more experiences, more ways to work, and better business results — anywhere. The company is a pioneer in Wireless WAN, offering advanced 4G and 5G routers and adapters — controlled through Cradlepoint NetCloudTM. Enterprise businesses and public sector agencies rely on Cradlepoint and its Cellular Intelligence to build a reliable, secure network wherever they need it, connecting fixed and temporary sites, vehicles, IoT devices, and remote employees. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, Cradlepoint is a subsidiary of Ericsson’s Business Area Enterprise Wireless Solutions division. It has international offices in Asia Pacific, Canada, Europe, India, and Latin America.

About Extreme Networks

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) is a leader in cloud networking focused on delivering services that connect devices, applications, and people in new ways. We push the boundaries of technology leveraging the powers of machine learning, artificial intelligence, analytics, and automation. Over 50,000 customers globally trust our end-to-end, cloud-driven networking solutions and rely on our top-rated services and support to accelerate their digital transformation efforts and deliver progress like never before. For more information, visit Extreme's website at or follow us on LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.

About Celona

Celona, the enterprise 5G company, is focused on enabling organizations of all sizes to implement the latest generation of digital automation initiatives in enterprise wireless. Taking advantage of dynamic spectrum sharing options such as CBRS in the United States, Celona’s Edgeless Enterprise architecture is designed to automate the adoption of private cellular wireless by enterprise organizations and their technology partners. For more information, please visit and follow Celona on Twitter @celonaio.

About the Kentucky Bourbon Festival (Bardstown, Ky.)

The Kentucky Bourbon Festival (Sept. 15-18, 2022) is a celebration of Kentucky Bourbon and the Bourbon Capital of the World, Bardstown, Kentucky. What began as a Bourbon tasting dinner has grown into a truly authentic experience that brings together bourbon enthusiasts from all over the world. The Kentucky Bourbon Festival is one of the Commonwealth’s leading cultural festivals. In 2022, the organization added the Bourbon Capital BBQ Challenge & Distillery Invitational (June 10-11, 2022) to draw even more visitors to Nelson County. For more information, visit


STEP CG, LLC is a highly innovative, award-winning, nationwide IT services engineering firm specializing in solutions powered by strategic experts and best-of-breed technologies that guide their clients through complex IT challenges. STEP CG was founded in 2014 and has become one of the fastest-growing technology firms in the Midwest. Their portfolio enables enterprises with solutions for wireline, wireless, cellular, cloud, security, collaboration, and managed services. STEP CG is a privately held company headquartered in Covington, Kentucky. STEP CG is where innovation meets execution. For more information, visit STEP CG's website or follow on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

STEP CG Media Inquiries:
Katie Johnson
513-795-6000 ext.3117

Cradlepoint Media Inquiries:
Holly Langbein
Highwire PR
+1 (916) 769-2199

Celona Media Inquiries:
David Callisch
+1 (408)504-5487

Extreme Networks Media Inquiries:
Amy Aylward

Kentucky Bourbon Festival Media Inquiries:
Tracy Green
(502) 614-5994


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