The German Handball Bundesliga (HBL) have started their 2017-2018 season with a new partner, Swedish gaming operator LeoVegas.com. This multi-year partnership will see LeoVegas Sport branding appear across the HBL’s offline inventory, including courtside LED boards, floor stickers and interview backboards, but will also see the branding appear across the HBL’s digital assets, platforms and of course content solutions powered by Sportradar such as the online Matchcenter.
This innovative deal saw Sportradar marshall its expertise, services and relationships to create a bespoke and multi-faceted marketing partnership that will bring heightened income and visibility for one of the top handball leagues in Europe, while delivering brand awareness and increased conversions for LeoVegas amongst passionate fans of German handball both within Germany and beyond.
Speaking about their role in brokering this innovative and data-focused partnership, Sportradar’s Head of Advertising & Sponsorship Sales Dominik Beier outlined: “This is a natural extension of our existing suite of premium services to both betting operators and sports federations or leagues. We have built up trusted relationship with these groups over a number of years by delivering consistently high qquality services. After developing other successful tie-ups for the likes of the German Basketball Bundesliga and Bayer Leverkusen, as well as others in Austria, it felt logical to continue helping betting operators identify opportunities that can help them meet their brand and marketing objectives. Whether it is awareness, visibility, customer acquisition, re-positioning etc, Sportradar is perfectly placed to see where those objectives align with our friends across the sports federation, league and club landscape”.
LeoVegas’ Country Manager for Germany, Tobias Scholz, added: “Germany is a really important growth market for us and therefore we needed to critically evaluate how we are spending our marketing and activation budget. This would ensure that we are effectively and efficiently hitting our objectives and getting the value that matters to us. Speaking to the team at Sportradar, they were able to help guide us to federation and league options and then prioritise those options. What was really exciting was how Sportradar were able to develop a uniqe package that not only included a whole range of digital activation, but really creatively leveraged the HBL data and content solutions they have. This partnership with the German Handball Bundesliga is one to watch as far as we are concerned and we feel confident that Sportradar’s understanding of our betting world as well as the sports world has ensured a relationship that will really work for everyone”.
Betting operators looking to understand how Sportradar can help them with Advertising and Sponsorship activation opportunities should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get a deeper introduction.
ABOUT LEO VEGAS
LeoVegas.com is a world-class mobile gaming company that is leading the way into the mobile future. LeoVegas runs Europe’s fastest and most user-friendly mobile gaming platform offering 700+ casino games, the world’s largest suite of live casino entertainment in HD and the mobile-first sportsbook. With cutting edge technology, innovative data, and a strong entrepreneurial management, LeoVegas has grown to become the gaming provider of choice for thousands of players.
LeoVegas is internationally recognised as a leader in mobile gaming and has won several prestigious industry awards, including International Gaming Awards’ ‘Casino Operator of the Year 2016 and 2017’, EGR’s ‘Slot Operator of the Year 2015’, ‘Marketing Campaign of the Year’, ‘Innovation in Mobile and Tablet’ and others. LeoVegas is listed on Nasdaq First North Premier, under the ticker symbol LEO.
Sportradar is a global leader in understanding and leveraging the power of sports data and digital content for its clients around the world. We provide cutting-edge solutions and services to media companies, bookmakers, sports federations and state authorities. We are a truly international organisation, employing over 1,300 people in more than 30 locations around the world. Our rapid growth is driven by technological innovation and a deep understanding of our clients’ business needs.
It is our commitment to excellent service, quality and reliability that makes us the trusted partner of more than 1,000 companies in over 80 countries. We occupy a unique position at the intersection of the sports, media and betting industries.
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