Budweiser creates innovative OOH presence across top metros
By Nabamita Chatterjee - August 19, 2014
Clear Channel Mudra, a unit of DDB MudraMax, executed the innovative outdoor campaign for the launch of the Golden Amber Lager Beer
Budweiser being a brand which has always been associated with sports, the look and location of the outdoor needed to bring out the brand's passion for sports. To achieve this, Clear Channel Mudra put together an innovative OOH by creating real goal posts with Golden Budweiser bottles as the goal posts. A real goal post as an outdoor was an exciting idea as it created an immediate kick when seen by people. Beer bottle as side bars of goal posts was conceived keeping in mind the brand's association with FIFA and passion for football.
Commenting on the campaign, Gokul Luwang, Senior Marketing Manager - Integrated Marketing Communications & Premium Brands at Anheuser-Busch InBev, said, "The FIFA World Cup is one of the few'must see' events in the world and reaches an unprecedented number of adult beer drinkers globally. During this year's FIFA World Cup tournament, Budweiser executed an integrated digital, experiential and social marketing activities under the campaign theme of'Rise As One' aimed at providing fans a rich FIFA World Cup experience and uniting them in to the game they love. There will be multiple pieces of content, including TVC's and online ads rolling out in support of the'Rise As One' campaign. We leveraged this tremendous opportunity across OOH media by tapping into opportunities available at key entertainment hubs, malls, airport and arterial junctions and taped into innovation formats of execution.â€
Commenting on this, Sandeep Mishra, Creative Director, DDB MudraMax, said, "The craze for football in India is at its peak during the FIFA world cup; The goal was to create a connect with the audience and brand Budweiser with football as the backdrop, Team came up with this idea to recreate the billboard into life size golden goal post. After spending 43 man hours and putting 219 kilo steel together, Gurgaon saw its first goal post in air which lit up to the campaign slogan of RISE AS ONE. Spreading the joy of football and spirit of ONE.â€
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