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JUNE 12 ~ JULY 13, 2014

Following up the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Hyundai Motor Company once again looks forward to celebrating the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. As it is the first World Cup to be held in South America since the 1978 FIFA World Cup in Argentina, football fans from around the globe are expecting the most passionate and rhythmical global festival. 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ will be held in 12 cities from June 12 to July 13.

- Name of event : 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™
- Official slogan : All in one Rhythm
- Participating countries : 32
- Host country : Brazil (12 cities)
- Period : June 12 ~ July 13, 2014
- Number of matches : 64 matches

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ Campaign

Under the concept of ‘Social World Cup’, Hyundai Motor Company focused on developing programs
that greater numbers of fans could actively participate in wherever they are.

 

Hyundai Motor Company, Official Partner of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, made this year’s FIFA World Cup one of the most ‘social’ tournaments ever, as it continuously brought football fans together to celebrate the games and goals from Brazil.

As one of the results, more than 780,000 worldwide football fans shared their own ‘Fan Parks’ with others throughout the tournament by posting texts, music playlists, photos and videos through the ‘Pin my Fan Park’ program.

  • Shoot & Save game

    With the mobile game created by Hyundai, the World Cup fans were able to play a virtual football game with Iker Casillas and Ricardo Kaka! by taking free kicks and saving goals. The game was linked to social media, and the World Cup fans could share the score and play with friends.

  • Octopus Prediction

    There was an event predicting a winning team with Octopus from May 19th to July 12th in 2014. Based on a list of matches for the tournament. The football fans had predicted a winning team considering a whole score, and then the rank was decided. Total 67 participants received winner prize.

  • Other programs

    Hyundai films

    After the four years of boundless support and waiting, the most exciting time finally came. The passionate cheer and the endless encouragement from all football fans around the world were the true motivators for all the great players. Hyundai filmed that fans' passion and their journey towards the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.

  • Hyundai Fan Park

    In 2014 from June 12th to July 13th, Hyundai Fan Parks were hosted at five major cities ? Berlin (Germany), Madrid (Spain), Torino (Italy), Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and Sydney (Australia) ? and over 5 million football fans experienced the exciting atmosphere of the month-long tournament.

  • Epilogue of Pin my Fan Park

    To express Hyundai’s gratitude for the overwhelming
    participation in the Hyundai Fan Park event, Hyundai
    made a special video of your 2014 FIFA World Cup
    Brazil™ stories with the fans’ World Cup experience.
    The special videos are played at Piccadilly Circus LED
    in London.

  • Thank You Fans event

    Four winners made unforgettable memories to have their photos displayed on the stadium’s boards during the final match, with the message “Thank You Fans”.

  • FIFA U-17 WOMEN’S WORLD CUP 2014MARCH 15 ~ APRIL 4, 2014 The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2014 held in the beautiful country of Costa Rica is the fourth edition of this championship. It is an international tournament for football girl players under the age of 17. As a FIFA Partner with a focus on assisting and promoting the participation of women in top-level sport, Hyundai was thrilled to present this event with brand new 56 vehicles to be used as official transportation for the event. Hyundai also engaged in many marketing promotions such as ticket raffles and fan zone events to share the fun of this tournament with fans.
  • FIFA Confederations Cup 2013JUNE 15 ~ JUNE 30, 2013 The FIFA Confederations Cup is a tournament for national teams, contested by the holders of each of the six FIFA confederation championships (UEFA, CONMEBOL, CONCACAF, CAF, AFC and OFC), along with the FIFA World Cup holder and the host nation. Since 2005, the tournament has been held in the nation that will host the FIFA World Cup in the following year, acting as a rehearsal for the larger tournament. Brazil hosted the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup in 6 cities from June 15 to June 30.
    As an official FIFA Partner, Hyundai Motor Company provided 302 official vehicles to offer the smooth operation of the tournament. Hyundai activated various marketing programs for worldwide football fans including Fan Parks, viral films, ticket promotions and more.
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup 2013JUNE 21 ~ JULY 13, 2013 The FIFA U-20 World Cup 2013 in Turkey was the nineteenth edition of its kind. The FIFA U-20 World Cup is a championship for the national teams of male players under the age of 20. It is considered as the first ground where young players rise to become football superstars.
    As an official FIFA Partner, Hyundai Motor Company provided 112 official tournament vehicles accompanied by various marketing promotions for fans including ticket promotions.
  • FIFA Interactive World Cup 2013MAY 6 ~ MAY 8, 2013 The FIFA Interactive World Cup is the largest virtual football tournament in the world, in which players from all corners of the globe compete. The Grand Final of the 2013 edition of the tournament was held in Madrid from May 6 to May 8. As an official FIFA Partner, Hyundai Motor Company delivered 8 official vehicles to play a major role as the ground transportation provider of the tournament. Hyundai Motor Company invited 40 guests to this exciting and entertaining Grand Final Event, providing a great chance to meet world-class football players and to enjoy the festival.

Sponsorship OverviewHyundai Motor Company, the proud FIFA Partner is looking forward to another successful FIFA World Cup

Hyundai began its association with FIFA in 1999 and will continue to be a top-tier sponsor of FIFA as the Automotive Official Partner until 2022. Hyundai will support all FIFA competitions including the next FIFA World Cups, Confederations Cups, Women’s World Cups, U-20 and U-17 World Cups.
Hyundai sees football sponsorship as a core element of its marketing strategy and as a key way of connecting between global customers and its brand by supporting sports cultures. Through its football sponsorship, Hyundai aims to position itself as the most impressive automotive brand by delivering the excitement of the planet's most popular game to football fans worldwide. Hyundai remains deeply committed to supporting and furthering the development of the beautiful game.
Ground transportation is critical to the successful staging of an international event like the FIFA World Cup™. A fleet of reliable, safe and comfortable vehicles is absolutely critical to the smooth operation of a large-scale event such as 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™. Having proven itself as a dependable partner and vehicle supplier in a number of FIFA competitions including the 2002, 2006, and 2010 FIFA World Cup™, Hyundai will once again take the opportunity to support the ground transportation for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™.

Marketing ActivitiesTake a look at Hyundai’s various marketing activities for FIFA’s past events, especially for the 2010 FIFA 2010 World Cup South Africa™

Hyundai Fan Park
Inspired by previous Hyundai Fan Parks staged during the 2002 and 2006 FIFA World Cups, Hyundai expanded Hyundai Fan Park beyond the host country shores to major football capitals around the world thus further elevating the fun and Hyundai’s visibility. Staged in the major cities of the qualifying countries, Hyundai Fan Park will convey thrills and excitement to fans worldwide.
Fan of the Match
Fan of the Match, one of the FIFA World Cup™ programs exclusive to Hyundai, aimed to stir up fun and excitement at the match venues by rewarding the most outstanding fans. The fan with the most colorful, zaniest costume was presented to the crowd on the giant screen on half-time at all Hyundai 38 matches. All 38 ‘Fan of the Match’ winners were automatically entered into the ‘Fan of the Tournament’ contest at FIFA.com. The winner of the ‘Fan of the Tournament’ was awarded a valuable prize.
Perimeter boards
Perimeter boards (A-boards), which were installed in all Hyundai 38 matches, raised the visibility of the 'Hyundai' logo to unprecedented heights.
Hyundai Best Young Player Award
Hyundai further leveraged its FIFA partnership with the launch of the Hyundai Best Young Player Award (HBYPA) on Dec. 2, 2010. Hyundai is proud to be the exclusive presenter of the HBYPA, a coveted honor recognizing the most outstanding FIFA World Cup™ performances by footballers under 21 years of age. The trophy is awarded to an exceptional young player who demonstrates skill, creativity, maturity and a positive attitude, making a crucial contribution to their team’s performance and delighting fans with their ability and application.
Online program
Hyundai recognizes the growing importance of the digital domain and expanded its worldwide web investments to publicize information about its official partnership with FIFA and improve the quality of the interactive experience with the brand through special programs such as 'Be there with Hyundai' and 'Fan of the Match.' Hyundai created the FIFA World Cup™ micro-site (fifaworldcup.hyundai.com) which offered entertaining yet informative contents including the ultimate quiz and sponsorship history. It also elaborated on the FIFA World Cup™ global marketing program and offered the very latest World Cup news.
Goodwill ball (GWB)
In the run-up to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ gigantic four-meter high footballs ignited the hopes and passion of football fans. A total of 32 ‘Goodwill Balls’, one for each of the 32 qualifying countries embarked on national tours to collect the best wishes of the football fans for their national team. Exclusive to Hyundai, the “Goodwill Ball Roadshow” has become a signature event for the company since its inauguration at EURO 2000™. Popular with the fans, the balls have been gathering momentum at the 2002 Korea/Japan and 2006 Germany World Cup™ and EURO 2008™.

Be There With Hyundai
Through the ‘Be There With Hyundai’ program fans had the special opportunity to submit slogans which could be selected to be attached on the national team buses. With the start of the program dating back to EURO 2004™, this program has become one of Hyundai’s most well-known marketing programs.
TV Commercial
Hyundai launched a special edition TV Commercial for the 2010 FIFA World Cup™, illustrating the joy and excitement of fans towards the tournament.
Outdoor advertisement
In order to maximize exposure, Hyundai took advantage of the best outdoor advertisement opportunities found in high traffic areas such as airports, city centers and Fan Fest zones within the host country as well as on all other major continents.

Sponsorship CalendarHyundai Motor Company, the proud FIFA Partner is looking forward to another successful FIFA World Cup

Building on one successful FIFA World Cup after another, Hyundai looks forward to maintaining its role to support this great event as a FIFA Partner until 2022. Hyundai began its alliance with FIFA in 1999, when the agreement to sponsor 13 FIFA competitions including the 2002 FIFA World Cup™ Korea/Japan™ was signed. This agreement was subsequently extended to the 2006 FIFA World Cup Germany™, 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™, and 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, In 2010, Hyundai Motor Company has once again extended the agreement with FIFA, to an unprecedented long-term commitment for sponsoring the FIFA World Cup™ in 2018 and 2022. This sponsorship package includes comprehensive rights for all FIFA competitions, including The FIFA Confederation Cup, Women’s World Cup, U-20 and U-17 World Cups, Beach Soccer World Cup, Interactive World Cup and so on. Hyundai will put its best endeavor to support all FIFA competitions for the efficient transportation operation on a global basis for the next twelve-year period and provide a full range of models to satisfy all requirements.

Main Football Event Sponsors

2015 10.17~11.08 FIFA U-17 World Cup (Chile)
07.09~07.19 ?FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Portugal)
06.06~07.05 FIFA Women's World Cup (Canada)
2014 06.13~07.14 FIFA World Cup (Brazil)
03.15~04.04 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup (Costa Rica)
2013 06.21~07.13 FIFA U-20 Men's World Cup (Turkey)
05.06~05.08 FIFA Interactive World Cup (Spain)
2012 08.19~09.08 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup (Japan)
05.21~05.23 FIFA Interactive World Cup (Dubai)
2011 06.18~07.14 FIFA U-17 World Cup (Mexico)
06.26~07.17 FIFA Women’s World Cup (Germany)
07.29~08.20 FIFA U-20 World Cup (Colombia)
09.01~09.11 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Italy)
2010 06.11~07.11 FIFA World Cup (South Africa)
07.13~08.01 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (Germany)
09.05~09.25 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup (Trinidad and Tobago)
2009 09.24~10.16 FIFA U-20 World Cup (Egypt)
10.24~11.15 FIFA U-17 World Cup (Nigeria)
11.16~11.22 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (UAE)
2008 07.17~07.27 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (France)
09.30~10.19 FIFA Futsal World Cup (Brazil)
10.28~11.16 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup (New Zealand)
11.09~12.07 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup (Chile)
2007 09.10~09.30 FIFA Women’s World Cup (China)
06.30~07.22 FIFA U-20 World Cup (Canada)
11.02~11.11 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup (Brazil)
2006 08.17~09.03 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship (Russia)
06.09~07.09 FIFA World Cup (Germany)
2005 12.10 FIFA World Cup Final Draw
09.16~10.02 FIFA U-17 World Championship
06.15~06.29 FIFA Confederations Cup (Germany)
06.10~07.02 FIFA World Youth Championship (Netherlands)
2004 11.21~12.05 FIFA Futsal World Championship (Taiwan)
11.10~11.27 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Championship (Thailand)
2003 01.27~12.19 FIFA World Youth Championship (UAE)
09.21~10.12 FIFA Women’s World Cup (USA)
08.13~08.30 FIFA U-17 World Championship (Finland)
07.17~07.22 FIFA Confederations Cup (France)
2002 05.31~06.30 FIFA World Cup (Korea/Japan)
2001 06.17~07.08 FIFA World Youth Championship (Argentina)
05.30~06.10 FIFA Confederations Cup (Korea/Japan)
04 FIFA U-17 World Championship (Trinidad & Tobago)
2000 11 FIFA Futsal World Championship (Guatemala)
1999 11 FIFA U-17 World Championship (New Zealand)
07 FIFA Confederations Cup (Mexico)
06.19~07.10 FIFA Women’s World Cup (USA)
04 FIFA World Youth Championship (Nigeria)