What you need to know:
- BlueJeans by Verizon joins the Brentford FC Partnership Family on a multi season deal
Brentford Football Club is pleased to welcome BlueJeans by Verizon as its Official Virtual Meetings and livestreaming Events Partner.
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.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the desire to stay virtually connected to sports fans was quickly recognized and used by rights holders globally. Brentford FC worked tirelessly to keep their fans engaged across their digital channels and through supporter outreach initiatives—something Brentford FC is keen to continue building on as their fan base rapidly grows.
Football fans across the globe will now see the BlueJeans brand at the stadium, but more importantly current and new Brentford fans will be able to enjoy custom Brentford FC programming on the BlueJeans Events platform, providing fans an exciting and refreshing digital experience.
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.
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”
Eric Spadafora, Vice President and General Manager at Blue Jeans by Verizon added: “We’re thrilled to provide Brentford FC with a safe, fun and interactive way for fans to watch and engage with their favorite Premier League football team. 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. We look forward to working with Brentford FC to help them grow and connect with a new generation of sports fans.”