Smartphone brand vivo has partnered with UEFA EURO 2020 as the official smartphone of the tournament. This move aims to reinforce its drive for global expansion and consumer connection through the world’s most beloved sport.
As the official smartphone of UEFA EURO 2020, vivo wants football fans everywhere to enjoy every beautiful moment during the tournament. With a passion for providing incredible experiences to its users, the brand is channeling its sponsorship platform to help enrich the joys around the game, whether they take place on or off the phone.
In its “To Beautiful Moments” campaign debuting today, vivo encourages people to be in the moment, whether that means connecting virtually with friends, family and fellow fans or giving their full attention to the beautiful game, even if it means putting the phone down.
“People around the world have been eagerly awaiting this tournament. Now more than ever, we want to celebrate the spirit and sportsmanship of the game and help fans get the most out of the experience,” said Spark Ni, Senior VP and CMO of vivo. “We strive not only to help people capture and share life’s magical moments, but to make every moment in life more magical.”
The new advertising campaign will roll out globally beginning today, the creative show’s fans enjoying, capturing and sharing beautiful moments before, after and in-between matches, while sending the message, “give your phone a break, and be there for life’s beautiful moments.”
Through its partnership with UEFA, vivo looks to connect with and expand its widening user-base of over 400 million people worldwide. “As we rapidly expand our global business, it is incredibly important for us to connect with people through the beautiful moments in life that they care about most,” said Spark Ni. “vivo is incredibly proud to partner with UEFA to engage with football fans across the world as we’re a brand deeply connected to and invested in the like-minded passions and interests of our users.”
Shared Vision to Create Memorable Experiences with UEFA
vivo is the first-ever presenting partner of the opening and closing ceremonies taking place on June 11 and July 11 respectively, where the brand has worked with UEFA to create a memorable experience for the millions of viewers around the world who will watch the tournament unfold.
While spectators will return to stadiums across Europe, capacity restrictions will limit onsite fan experiences and will be varied based on the quarantine policies in respective countries. To bring more fans’ applause and cheers back into the stadium, vivo together with UEFA, will launch a #vivoSuperTime campaign where people around the world can channel their energy into the game by sharing their applause and cheers on social media for the chance to appear in the tournament’s closing ceremonies.
UEFA Marketing Director Guy-Laurent Epstein said: “The game of football brings joy to millions of football fans across the globe, and we are excited to partner with vivo to bring dedicated fans even closer to the game. We look forward to creating more unforgettable memories for people all over the world together.“