We're excited to share that the Brentford Football Club (FC) today announced BlueJeans by Verizon as the team's official virtual meetings and livestreaming events partner! 

Sports teams globally have been getting creative in looking for ways to better engage with and stay connected to their fanbase virtually throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. We've seen customers such as the Phoenix Suns using our Events platform to deliver tailored,  “Second Screen” experiences for their fans to interact with during and leading into games, and we're thrilled to now provide Brentford FC with a safe, fun and interactive way for fans to watch and engage with their favorite Premier League football team.

To maximize engagement in today’s hyper-connected world, BlueJeans Events leads the virtual event industry with multi-language support and up to 150,000 interactive event participants. Fans can participate in Q&A, chat, and polling, and raise their hand to be promoted onto the virtual stage. With Events, BlueJeans is making livestreaming inclusive and accessible for fans everywhere. 

According to Brentford, the Club worked tirelessly to keep their fans engaged across their digital channels and through supporter outreach initiatives over the past several months. To continue building on this as their fan base rapidly grows, football fans across the globe will now see the BlueJeans brand at the stadium and have the ability to enjoy custom Brentford FC programming on the BlueJeans Events platform, providing fans an exciting and refreshing digital experience. 

James Parkinson, Commercial Director at Brentford Football Club, said: “We are delighted to announce Blue Jeans by Verizon as a strategic technology partner. Togetherness is at the heart of everything we do, therefore partnering with a business that specializes in collaboration was a key principle in working with BlueJeans, we look forward to a successful partnership." 

This partnership speaks to the ever-expanding possibilities for virtual events and the ability to connect people across the world in new and exciting ways, and we look forward to working with Brentford FC to help them grow and connect with a new generation of sports fans!

BlueJeans empowers fast and easy face-to-face communications, using state of the art video conferencing solutions to help bring people closer together for more effective collaboration. The platform combines high-quality audio, HD video and web-conferencing capabilities for cloud-based meetings and large-scale interactive events. Learn more and download your free trial of BlueJeans today.