LG mobile signs deal with Channel 4 for bespoke partnership
Berskshire, UK, 27 May, 2009 - As part of an integrated marketing campaign breaking this summer, LG Mobile have signed a deal with Channel 4 to create a bespoke branding package that will cover a hand picked, targeted array of key US and UK programming.
The agreement covers programming which specifically targets 16 - 24 year olds, and the series contained within the deal share a common theme of learning and growing through relationships.
The deal, which will run until December 2009, was negotiated by Mindshare's specialist team, Invention, and is valued in excess of million. The creative agency assigned is Y&R. In a sponsorship style format, the campaign will feature 15, 5 and 10 second creative executions either side of the commercial break.
"LG's deal with Channel 4 is an important step in our strategy to engage more closely with consumers. The partnership will give LG a platform for communicating our brand values and showcasing new devices" said Jeremy Newing, Head of Marketing LG Mobile UK, "The creative execution is key to this and we believe that it's the style of the campaign that viewers will relate to."
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