Jingle Janlge Your Way Through the Holiday Season with these Marketing Partnerships

It seems that more people are as excited for holiday promotions as much as the festivities themselves. This year’s holiday season brought partnerships packed-full of festive spirit. Take a look at five stand-outs (and even more on MarketingPartnerships.com), and hopefully they will spark inspiration for your next partnerships, too!

 

MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE | Green Giant

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As part of Green Giant’s inaugural year in the MACY’S THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE, Green Giant celebrated by setting the Guinness World Record for the largest serving of green bean casserole in a restaurant at Macy’s Herald Square. Read more.

MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS | Godiva

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20th Century Fox and Godiva partnered to celebrate the theatrical release of MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS.  The partnership included a limited edition chocolate collection inspired by the film. Read more.

 

A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS | Old Navy

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STX Entertainment and Old Navy partnered for a sweepstakes to celebrate the theatrical release of A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS. Fans were given the chance to win a private screening for 100 guests in their hometown. Read more.

 

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI | Nissan

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Walt Disney Studios and Nissan joined forces again to promote the latest installment of the STAR WARS franchise, STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI.  Leading up to the film’s opening, Nissan had an extensive promotional campaign that featured Nissan Intelligent Mobility technologies from its top selling models. The campaign included traditional, digital and event media.  Read more.

 

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN | Montblanc

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20th Century Fox and Montblanc partnered to celebrate the December theatrical release of THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. Throughout the film, actor Hugh Jackman could be seen using his Montblanc Minerva pocket watch, a vintage piece on loan from the house’s archive in Switzerland, as well as a specifically commissioned Meisterstück fountain pen, with a ringmaster engraved on its nib. Read more.

This rounds out a sampling of just a few of thousands of partnerships we are tracking on MarketingPartnerships.com. Stay tuned for future blog posts that will cover the partnership marketing industry across more brand and entertainment categories. Additionally, for access to more partnerships and marketing opportunities, log in or create a profile on MarketingPartnerships.com. Basic profiles are free.


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Theatrical Partnerships to Get You And Your Brand in the Holiday Spirit

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QUICK READ: In celebration of the theatrical release of A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS, STX Entertainment and Amazon Alexa teamed up to create a magical holiday experience with the first-ever Alexa powered premiere. The intelligent personal home assistant joined the film’s Los Angeles premiere while snowflakes fell as saxophonist Kenny G played “Deck the Halls” and the device got quizzed by Santa.

 

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QUICK READ: 20th Century Fox and Moet & Chandon partnered to celebrate the theatrical release of THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. The partnership included a sweepstakes in which fans had the opportunity to win one free ticket to the movie, courtesy of Fandango.

DIG DEEPER:  Learn more about STX’s A BAD MOMS CHRISTMAS & Amazon Alexa, 20th Century Fox’s THE GREATEST SHOWMAN & Moet & Chandon, or over 8,600 other partnership case studies at MarketingParnterships.com.

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10 Of Summer’s Most Memorable Partnerships. Was Your Brand Involved?

Before we fully transition into Fall and prepare for the Holiday season and all-new partnerships, we wanted to celebrate the end of summer and take a look back at 10 memorable partnerships across several entertainment categories including theatrical, music, television, home entertainment and gaming.

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING | Dell

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Sony Pictures Entertainment and Dell boost their collaborations to promote SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING both behind and in front of the camera. The partnership included Dell technology powering the film’s visual effects and helping to create the virtual world of SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING VR, creating an interactive billboard game and more. View more images and read about this partnership by clicking here.

ATOMIC BLONDE | Stoli

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Universal Pictures and Stoli Vodka teamed up to promote ATOMIC BLONDE with a co-branded, multi-media, national campaign. The partnership included a 1980’s-themed Pandora digital station that celebrated the music from the film’s soundtrack, a menu of film-themed cocktails and a sweepstakes that offered fans a trip to Berlin, Germany. Learn more about this partnership here.

RZA | Chipotle

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Continuing the ever-growing trend of customization, Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA and Chipotle teamed up to celebrate the 51 ingredients the QSR uses to make its food. Each ingredient was paired with a unique sound and visual, allowing fans to compose their favorite Chipotle order and create a customized musical and visual experience. Learn more about this partnership here.

GORILLAZ | Jaguar

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Warner Bros. RecordsGORILLAZ and Jaguar Land Rover partnered to recruit more than 1,000 electronic and software engineers with a code-breaking challenge found in the virtual band’s app. The partnership aimed to tackle the engineering skills gap and inspire and attract a diverse range of talent and new thinking. Read more about this creative partnership here.

SHARK WEEK | Lokai

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Discovery Channel’s SHARK WEEK and socially responsible lifestyle brand teamed up to give fans a “jawsome” opportunity to celebrate the summer TV event with a limited-edition Shark Lokai. With each purchase, Lokai donated $1  to Oceana’s efforts to save sharks and restore the ocean’s balance. Learn more about this promotion here.

CHESAPEAKE SHORES | Ford

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As part of their “Ford Warriors in Pink” association, Hallmark Channel and Ford’s “Good Days at the Shore” giveaway offered fans the chance to win a 2017 Ford Edge Sport and a five-day getaway. For more images and details about this promotion, click here.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST | Lorac Cosmetics

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Walt Disney Home Entertainment and Lorac Cosmetics celebrated the Digital HD and Blu-ray release of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with a four-piece makeup collection. The included a 16-pan eyeshadow palette, a cheek palette and a set of lipsticks and lip glosses containing five new shades. For more images and information about this partnership, click here.

ALIEN: COVENANT | ORIGIN PC

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To celebrate the Digital HD and Blu-ray release of ALIEN: COVENANT, 20th Century Fox Filmed Entertainment and ORIGIN PC teamed up to give away a special EVO15-S 10 Series with ALIEN: COVENANT-themed custom paint and copies of the film. Learn more about this promotion here.

NINTENDO SWITCH | Frito-Lay

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Nintendo of America and Frito-Lay collaborated to give away one NINTENDO SWITCH gaming system every hour for six weeks. Participants could enter codes found on specially marked Frito-Lay variety packs and instantly see if they won. For more details about this partnership, click here.

INJUSTICE 2 | SIMPLE Mobile & Samsung

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Lastly, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment’s INJUSTICE 2, in partnership with SIMPLE Mobile and Samsung, offered fans the chance to attend the INJUSTICE 2 World Finals in Los Angeles, CA, a Samsung Galaxy S8 phone and cash prize. Learn more about this promotion here.


Keep an eye out for more blog posts in the future that cover the partnership marketing industry across brand and entertainment categories. Additionally, for access to more partnerships and marketing opportunities, create a free profile on MarketingPartnerships.com.

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