5 Automotive Partnerships Driving the Partnership Industry

The automotive industry is one of the most sought after collaborators for marketing partnerships. Between vehicles and a variety of automotive services, there’s no shortage of brands and categories to create unique and innovative promotions…many of which are backed by significant media. Here are 5 automotive partnerships that caught our eye.

BABY DRIVER | Subaru

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Sony Pictures Entertainment and Subaru partnered to celebrate the release of Baby Driver. The new Subaru WRX was prominently featured in the film being driven by the main character. Read more…


CHESAPEAKE SHORES | Ford

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Crown Media Family Networks and Ford teamed up to promote the Hallmark Channel original television series, Chesapeake Shores with a sweepstakes. As part of their “Ford Warriors in Pink” association, the “Good Days at the Shore” giveaway offered fans the chance to win a Grand Prize consisting of a 2017 Ford Edge sport utility vehicle with custom Ford Warriors in Pink graphics. Read more…


INTERSCOPE | GEFFEN | A&M | HONDA

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Interscope Records and Honda teamed up to promote OneRepublic with a sweepstakes. Fans could participate via online entry form for the chance to win prizes including a 2017 Honda Civic of the winner’s choice, a flyaway trip to Europe and a OneRepublic customized Honda Rebel Motorcycle. Read more…


TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST NIGHT | Valvoline

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Paramount Pictures and Valvoline partnered to promote the release of Transformers: The Last Knight. The partnership spanned global business units with launch support in over 60,000 retail outlets in over 30 countries. Advertising campaign elements included a national TV and radio spot, in-store POS, digital social assets and print. Read more…


CARS 3 | Autotrader.com

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Walt Disney Studios partnered with Autotrader.com to promote the release of CARS 3 with a digital and TV ad. The 30-second cross-promotional effort centered on the concept that, like the characters in the movie, each car has a different personality and Autotrader.com lets you tailor your search for the right fit. Read more…


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5 Gaming Opportunties Coming This Holiday Season

As summer turns to fall, the gaming industry braces for its biggest time of year: the holidays. More AAA titles are released by the major gaming developers than any other point in the year and the titles coming to homes this fall and winter make this year exceptionally robust.

Below are five of the most anticipated video game releases, chock full of partnership opportunity, coming out this holiday season.

CALL OF DUTY: WWII | Activision

(November 3, 2017)

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One of the most iconic and successful video game franchises of all time returns to it’s roots in the past with CALL OF DUTY: WWII. The new game, coming in November, looks to redefine World War II for a new gaming generation. The CALL OF DUTY franchise has a history of extensive partnerships with brands like Frito-Lay, Pepsi, Jeep, Uber and more. Read more here.

SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY | Nintendo

(October 27, 2017)

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After announcing a whole host of games for their new console, the Nintendo Switch at E3, this holiday season will see some of the most anticipated hit the market. SUPER MARIO ODYSSEY gives players a whole host of new abilities to use with the beloved character. The Mario brand is great for kid-friendly promotions, as proven by tie-ins with companies like Frito-Lay and Yogurtland. Read more here.

ASSASSIN’S CREED ORIGINS | Ubisoft

(October 27, 2017)

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As the 10th installment of ASSASSIN’S CREED (which expanded into movie theaters late last year as well), some were worried that the nearly decade long franchise had run out of steam. ASSASSIN’S CREED ORIGINS looks to breathe new life into the game and show off new mechanics and a gorgeous, violent setting that brands in the alcoholic beverage, CPG or electronics industries could fit in perfectly with. Read more here.

MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF WAR | Warner Bros. Interactive

(October 10, 2017)

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After the original, MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF MORDOR, sold well over a million copies, the sequel from Warner Bros. Interactive Studios comes this fall. Expanding the Lord of the Rings universe, MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF WAR promises more exciting combat and even more partnership potential. Read more here.

STAR WARS BATTLEFRONT II | EA

(November 17, 2017)

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Landing with a slight thud, the original reboot of the Star Wars BATTLEFRONT franchise in 2015 didn’t live up to the expectations of many. The sequel, however, promises more content, better game play and a more well-rounded experience. Look for partners to be clamoring for an opportunity to team up with this legendary IP. Read more here.


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On behalf of the team at The L.A. Office, thanks for reading and we’ll see you next time!

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QUICK READ: Warner Bros. Pictures and McDonald’s partnered for an action-themed happy meal to support the release of THE LEGO NINJAGO MOVIE. Fans received one of six film-themed toys, which could each be scanned for McPlay Power and unlock games on smartphones and tablets, and a Kids Go Free voucher redeemable at LEGOLAND Resorts and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers throughout the country.

 

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QUICK READ: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment teamed up with Xbox and Totino’s to promote the release of MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF WAR with a pre-launch program that offered fans the chance to win one of 30 grand prize packs that included an Xbox One S console, controller, tee-shirt and MIDDLE-EARTH: SHADOW OF WAR Game code.

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