|[June 26, 2014]
Samsung Brings Exclusive Rewards to Fans via All-New Galaxy Owner's Mobile Experience in More Than 40 AEG-Affiliated Venues Nationwide
DALLAS --(Business Wire)--
Samsung (News - Alert) Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung) today launched the
Samsung Galaxy Owner's experience in collaboration with AEG, one of the
world's leading presenters of sports and entertainment. Available in 41
AEG-affiliated venues nationwide, select Galaxy device owners will
receive exclusive rewards and incentives such as VIP luxury suite and
club access, seat upgrades, concession and merchandise discounts and
other complimentary services.
Samsung's Galaxy Owner's experience offers fans exclusive, instant rewards at more than 40 AEG-affiliated venues nationwide. (Photo: Business Wire)
Galaxy owners who would like to participate in the program can download
the Samsung Owner's Hub app through Google
Play. The Owner's Hub app includes device tips, how-to videos,
complimentary music tracks, exclusive entertainment clips and more.
Galaxy users at participating AEG owned or affiliated venues nationwide
will receive instant rewards.
"At Samsung, we're committed to creating new and surprising experiences
to reward our owners for being part of the Galaxy family," said Colleen
McDuffe, Senior Director of Digital Marketing at Samsung
Telecommunications America. "With AEG, we're able to give our Galaxy
owners a unique and rewarding experience at the nation's most popular
arenas, theaters and clubs across the country."
The Samsung Galaxy Owner's experience at AEG-affiliated venues delivers
rewards to fans via near field communication technology (NFC), a
contactless communication method, embedded within Galaxy Owner signage
located throughout the participating venues. Galaxy owners can simply
tap their Galaxy device to the signage to instantly unlock rewards
ranging from concession vouchers, seat upgrades, VIP access to lounges
and suites, team merchandise, free music downloads and access to
Samsung's new music streaming service - Milk Music™ powered by Slacker (News - Alert).
Certain restrictions may apply, as rewards will vary based on
availability, location, and event.
"AEG and Samsung have a shared mission of making the fan experience the
number one priority," said Nick Baker, Senior Vice President, AEG Global
Partnerships. "Samsung's dedication to creating a premium experience for
its consumers, coupled with our collection of iconic marquee assets,
makes this partnership one that will be unmatched. We are truly honored
to be working alongside a partner whose vision is aligned with our own."
AEG owns or is affiliated with over 100 of the world's preeminent
facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA (News - Alert)), StubHub Center
(Carson, CA), Best Buy Theater (Times Square, New ork), and Barclays
Center (Brooklyn, NY) to name a few. AEG is also the largest producer of
music festivals in North America, including the critically acclaimed
Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and the New Orleans Jazz &
Heritage Festival, both of which introduced the Samsung Galaxy Owner's
experience to owners in 2014.
Additionally, Samsung will serve as an Official Sponsor of AXS.com,
AEG's ticketing and digital media service, dynamically integrating the
Galaxy Owner's Hub messaging throughout the platform.
To view a complete list of the various locations the Samsung Galaxy
Owner's experience will be activated, visit https://www.samsung.com/us/owners/galaxy-owner-rewards/.
Participating AEG owned or affiliated venues include:
STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA)
Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, TX)
The Regency Ballroom (San Francisco, CA)
The Fonda Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
Barclays Center (Brooklyn, NY)
O.co Coliseum (Oakland, CA)
StubHub Center (Carson, CA)
Key Arena (Seattle, WA)
Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall (Los Angeles, CA)
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace (Las Vegas, NV)
The Joint (Las Vegas, NV)
The Warfield (San Francisco, CA)
Showbox Sodo (Seattle, WA)
The Ogden Theatre (Denver, CO)
El Rey Theatre (Los Angeles, CA)
Mann Center of the Performing Arts (Philadelphia, PA)
Best Buy (News - Alert) Theater (New York, NY)
Royal Oak Music Theatre (Detroit, MI)
Keswick Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)
*Galaxy Owner's experience at AEG venues is available for Galaxy S 5,
Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note II device owners.
Samsung, Galaxy, and Milk Music are all trademarks of Samsung
Electronics Co., Ltd. All other company names, product names and
marks are the property of their respective owners and may be trademarks
or registered trademarks.
About Samsung Telecommunications America
Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, (Samsung) a Dallas-based
subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and
markets wireless handsets, wireless infrastructure and other
telecommunications products throughout North America. For more
information, please visit www.samsung.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening
new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation
and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions,
smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE
systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ
270,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8
billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.
AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the
world. AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, owns or
is affiliated with a collection of companies including over 100 of the
world's preeminent facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA),
StubHub Center (Carson, CA), Best Buy Theater (Times Square, New York),
Mercedes-Benz Arena (Shanghai, China), Allphones Arena (Sydney,
Australia), Brisbane Convention and Entertainment Center and The O2 (News - Alert)
arena and entertainment district (London, England). Developed by AEG,
L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $3 billion downtown Los Angeles
sports, & entertainment district featuring Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, Club
Nokia, the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 theater, 19 restaurants
the GRAMMY Museum and a 54-story, 1001-room convention "headquarters"
hotel/destination. In addition to overseeing privately held management
shares of the Los Angeles Lakers, assets of AEG Sports include
franchises such as the LA Kings, LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo and the
Amgen Tour of California cycling stage race. Along with AEG Facilities,
other global divisions include AEG Live, the world's second largest
concert promotion and touring companies comprised of touring, festival,
exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions and AEG
Global Partnerships, responsible for worldwide sales and servicing of
sponsorships, naming rights and other strategic partnerships. In 2010,
AEG launched its AEG 1EARTH environmental program featuring the
industry's first sustainability report while in 2011, AEG introduced AXS
a comprehensive entertainment platform serving as the company's primary
consumer brand including AXS Ticketing which provides fans the
opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via
a user-friendly ticketing interface, Examiner.com and the AXS TV
network. For additional information, visit www.aegworldwide.com.
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