Samsung Launches Exclusive Rewards to Fans via All-New Galaxy.
Samsung Telecommunications, has recently 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.
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. 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), StubHub Center (Carson, CA), Best Buy Theater (Times Square, New York), 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.