Carlsberg signs a 3 year partnership deal with Premier League
Carlsberg and the Premier League have agreed a new three year deal for Carlsberg to be the Official Partner of the Barclays Premier League. The deal will run for three seasons from 2013/14 until the end of the 2015/16 season.
This partnership offers a unique range of rights and opportunities for consumers to engage with the Carlsberg brand, including use of official designations; marks and imagery; match-day access and hospitality; and content for online and social media channels.
Commenting on the agreement Tom Moradpour, Vice President of the Carlsberg Brand, said:
“At a time when we are fully committed to growing the Carlsberg brand, it is fantastic to be associated with such an iconic football property as the Premier League”.
“The Carlsberg brand has a long association with football and we are delighted that this partnership with the Premier League provides us with another platform with which to connect with consumers and football fans around the world and drive greater engagement with the Carlsberg brand.
“This new partnership significantly strengthens our existing association with the game and we look forward to activating this alliance through innovative and imaginative campaigns across all our markets.”
Premier League Chief Executive, Richard Scudamore, added:
“We are extremely pleased that Carlsberg has chosen to invest in the Premier League and, from next season, become the League’s official partner.
“The Premier League is well known and well followed in the UK and internationally and that makes Carlsberg – one of the most renowned brand in the world – an excellent partner for us.
“The commitment and investment from commercial partners like Carlsberg is very important in helping us to continue to put on a high quality football competition that is enjoyed by fans at home and abroad.”
Commenting on the occasion, Subodh Marwah, Director Marketing, Carlsberg India, said, “Football is an important part of Carlsberg’s heritage and globally we have been involved with the sport for more than 40 years. With increasing exposure to the international Football tournaments through various platforms in the media, there has been an upsurge in the number of football fans in India. With strategic associations, we are keen to engage the enthusiastic fans through exciting initiatives planned for the coming months.”