VISIT TAMPA BAY AND BRENTFORD FC ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP
Tampa Bay becomes Brentford FC’s Official North America Destination Partner
Tampa, FL (August 24, 2023) - Fresh from Brentford FC’s visit to the United States, and as part of the inaugural Premier League Summer Series, the club and Visit Tampa Bay have entered a new and mutually beneficial partnership which will highlight the destination through a number of engaging fan activations including bringing Brentford FC to football fans in the USA.
Kicking off the new partnership — the first of many Visit Tampa Bay Quizzes, which will inject a regular dose of Florida sunshine. Each month, two fans will have the opportunity to win a pair of hospitality tickets for an upcoming game at the Gtech Community Stadium. And at the end of the season a Brentford fan and their family will win a trip to Tampa Bay, to discover Tampa’s world-famous attractions, award winning foodie scene, family friendly activities and centuries of Cuban Culture.
The partnership will see fans enjoying a Tampa Takeover Game where they can enjoy a Treasure Hunt and other treats. It will also include inground advertising, social and digital elements and VIP hospitality upgrades for fans. Within Tampa Bay, there will be a Brentford FC Watch Party, as well as promotions and social media campaigns, to assist in their continued growth and recognition in the USA.
Tampa Bay is the heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast and easily accessible from the UK with daily direct flights from London Heathrow to Tampa Bay with Virgin Atlantic and daily direct flights with British Airways from London Gatwick. Ideal for travelers looking for an active and yet relaxing vibe, families and couples can enjoy the area’s great hospitality, warm weather, blue skies, and year-round sunshine.
“After the success of the team’s recent visit to the US, we’re really excited to partner with Visit Tampa Bay and have a whole host of activities planned throughout the season for our UK and growing US fanbase, said Head of Partnerships at Brentford FC, Adam Ward. “We’re proud that Visit Tampa Bay has chosen to partner with Brentford FC to share their story about their rich, cultural heritage and the huge variety of things to see and do when visiting. It’s fantastic that this partnership will add value to our fans.”
Santiago C. Corrada, President and CEO of Visit Tampa Bay echoed the enthusiasm saying it’s a win-win for both organizations. “We are proud to partner up with Brentford FC and we are very excited about being part of a positive, successful season. We’ve been impressed with the club and particularly with the loyalty and love felt for Brentford FC from their fans across the world and look forward to a long, fruitful partnership as we bring our story to the Premier League and Brentford FC brings their story to Tampa Bay and US football fans.”
To celebrate the launch, the first Visit Tampa Bay Quiz is now live for all UK based fans to win two tickets for a Brentford home game and be entered in the prize draw to win a family holiday for four to Tampa Bay. The quiz can be found here VisitTampaBay.com/Brentford.
ABOUT VISIT TAMPA BAY
The heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast beats in Tampa Bay. Visit Tampa Bay encourages adventurous travelers to unlock sun, fun and culture in Florida’s most diverse travel destination. As a not-for-profit corporation certified by Destinations International’s Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP), we work with hundreds of partners to tell the world the story of Tampa Bay. Treasure awaits.