CHARLOTTE, NC – July 31, 2017 – The San Diego Padres have partnered with FanConnect to provide fans a new and engaging experience. The FanConnect platform allows the Padres to integrate their live game feed with player stats, game information and social media for fans around Petco Park using the existing television displays. As more people would rather watch games in person – over 50%, sports venues are aggressively experimenting with ways to create a deeper engagement with fans and bring them closer to the action.
“We are thrilled to partner with the Padres and providing an enhanced viewing experience for their fans. We look forward to expanding the use of the technology within Petco Park.,” said CEO of FanConnect, Larry Witherspoon. “Our products help sports and entertainment clients turn their venues into a dynamic experience fans will never forget. We uniquely work with IPTV or CATV.”
FanConnect provides a variety of software and technology platforms to meet venue requirements and is already in use at over 60 major venues. The Padres are the ninth professional sports venue to utilize the FanConnect platform.
“This partnership creates a win-win for us and our fans. FanConnect allows us to reach our fans on the hundreds of TV monitors throughout our venue helping to create a more fan-friendly experience,” said Sergio del Prado, Vice President, Corporate Partnerships, San Diego Padres.
To learn more about FanConnect, visit their website at fanconnect.tv
Charlotte, NC-based FanConnect provides a suite of affordable cloud-based technology products centered on the creation and distribution of digital content to screens throughout a venue over existing RF distribution or IPTV. Their unique digital marketing platform allows venues to enhance the fan experience, maximize sponsorship revenue, and increase brand exposure. From the time a fan enters the venue, until the time the game ends, FanConnect engages crowds with an unparalleled entertainment experience.