13 May. 2011
BILLABONG X UNIVERSAL MUSICBoardsports and lifestyle brand Billabong and Universal Music Group (UMG) have announced a global brand partnership. With this strategic partnership, entertainment and action sports will be merged in form of several innovative products and events as well as interactive services. The most popular artists and the most successful action sports athletes are to team up for music and video contents, live events, compilations, sport and music merchandise, as well as TV and radio streaming, amongst other things. For both companies the collaboration is a supplement to their respective business sector, in order to pay tribute to the changing entertainment and action sports consumption of young target groups.
“Music is an elementary part of our lifestyle and our culture as surfers, skaters and snowboarders,” Derek O’Neill, CEO Billabong, said. “There is no doubt that this collaboration will strengthen our position as a brand. The result will include thrilling marketing initiatives concerning our film projects, events and our global athlete program.”
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