Thunder, U.S. Cellular Team Up on Training Camp
Oklahoma City, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 – The Oklahoma City Thunder and U.S. Cellular announced that, as part of their extended agreement, U.S. Cellular will be the title sponsor for the team's upcoming Training Camp.
U.S. Cellular Thunder Training Camp will begin on Tuesday. With its title sponsorship, U.S. Cellular will present all Thunder team content throughout the course of Training Camp, including updates and videos on Thunder.NBA.com and the Thunder mobile app. The wireless provider will also be part of the team's annual Blue and White Scrimmage, including opening an interactive semi-trailer experience in Thunder Alley at the Choctaw event.
"We've enjoyed a great relationship with U.S. Cellular, and we are excited to have new opportunities to highlight that connection to our fans throughout the region," said Tony Driscoll, vice president of Business Development for the Thunder.
"As a leading wireless provider, U.S. Cellular is looking to showcase its capabilities to our fans, and we are looking forward to seeing our fans interact with the Thunder and U.S. Cellular in innovative ways," he added.
Joe Cabrera, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in Oklahoma, stated, "U.S. Cellular Thunder Training Camp offers the perfect platform for us to show our commitment to providing a great customer experience by providing all Thunder fans opportunities to engage with the team during this key period.
"Through this collaboration, we are able to offer fans the ability to get closer to the team at home, in the arena and in the community. We are excited to continue working with the Thunder and building upon the success we have achieved with them," Cabrera concluded.
In addition to the U.S. Cellular Thunder Training Camp, the mobile carrier will continue to offer fans interactive experiences on the concourse during Thunder home games, as well as to bring elements of the Thunder experience to its central Oklahoma stores.
On the concourse, U.S. Cellular has upgraded its season-long presence with a new social media wall in its interactive display, which will feature fans engaging with the Thunder experience at the arena, at home and around the world.
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