NHL, Interwetten agree multiyear partnership
January 25, 2022
The National Hockey League (NHL) has welcomed Interwetten as an Official Partner of the NHL in Austria and Germany. Founded in Vienna, the online sports betting pioneer will leverage its NHL partnership to increase brand awareness, establish individualised entertainment experiences and provide secure betting products for fans.
“As a reliable sports betting provider, we focus our engagements and collaborations in sports with long-term partnerships that enable maximum entertainment,” said Stefan Sulzbacher, spokesman for the Board of Directors at Interwetten. “We are proud that we have a multiyear partnership with the NHL – the best ice hockey league in the world – and the SIG Group.”
“We are excited to welcome Interwetten as an Official Partner of the NHL,” John Lewicki, NHL Vice President, Business Development and Partnerships, International. “Interwetten is a leader in the sports betting category, delivering great entertainment to their customers through creative marketing initiatives. We look forward to working with Interwetten to engage the ever-growing hockey fanbase across Austria and Germany.”
As an Official Partner of the NHL, Interwetten will conduct dynamic marketing campaigns utilizing NHL branding across the company’s digital sports betting offerings in Austria and Germany. Interwetten will receive premier marketing positions on NHL digital assets, the official German language version of NHL.com, and rights to use NHL marks, logos and official designations designed to help create authentic NHL fan and consumer marketing programs. Additionally, Interwetten will have access to a full portfolio of NHL-controlled media assets throughout the term of the partnership, including custom digital, social and email marketing campaigns focused on building brand awareness and driving new customer acquisition.
Interwetten’s partnership with the NHL follows its recent strategic sponsorships with the German Ski Association (DSV) and the Austrian Ski Association (ÖSV).
This partnership will be supported by Sportradar, the Official Betting Data Rights Partner of the NHL. The NHL is utilising ad:s, Sportradar’s data-driven marketing solution providing the League with digital marketing services to develop sports betting partnerships outside of North America.