Sponsors Adidas, Nissan and Heineken will use the Champions League Final on Saturday (6 June) to push inclusivity and innovation messages as they look to take advantage of the global audience for the event in Berlin.
Nissan’s marketing boss Roel de Vries has said he would be ‘happy’ if the word digital disappears, saying brands should be focusing on integrating their marketing channels and making communications more consistent if they want to build a strong brand that resonates with customers.
Nissan is planning an umbrella campaign to unite its sponsorships of Manchester City’s portfolio of football teams and the UEFA Champions League as it looks to rapidly build its burgeoning association with the sport.
Although still negative overall, expectations around marketing jobs has improved thanks in part to the government’s extension of the furlough scheme.
Twenty-five years on, EasyJet’s third employee looks back at how a mixture of bombastic ads and guerilla marketing helped the airline overcome its ‘David versus Goliath’ struggle.
Despite a slight upturn in confidence last month, the latest lockdown and increased restrictions have put a serious dent in any hopes for a more optimistic outlook going into 2021.
The Marketing Academy has created an online learning platform, which is available to its global community and sponsors, as well we 1,000 marketers who have been made redundant or are on furlough.