Crystal Palace receive boost from energy firm
By iSportconnect | August 15, 2016
Crystal Palace FC are proud to announce a two-year agreement with leading smart Pay As You Go energy provider Utilita Energy to become the Official Energy Partner of Crystal Palace FC and the Crystal Palace Ladies FC shirt sponsor.
Utilita Energy are one of the leading challenger brands in Britain and have more than quadrupled their customer base in just two years to nearly 400,000. Utilita Energy will become the latest brand visible across the new match day digital content platform at Selhurst Park and will work on a number of initiatives to engage the South London community to include a £25 donation in support of the Crystal Palace ladies team, for every customer who switches to Utilita.
Barry Webber, Commercial Director, Crystal Palace Football Club, said: “Our commitment to the local community is very important to us and we are delighted that one of the UK’s fastest growing energy brands will support fan engagement initiatives and Crystal Palace Ladies FC. With the recent success of Crystal Palace Ladies FC, it is an excellent time for Utilita Energy to be joining us and be part of our ever growing corporate family”
Richard Spokes, Chairman, Crystal Palace Ladies FC, said: “Everyone at Crystal Palace Ladies FC are absolutely thrilled to be working with independent, prepayment energy provider Utilita Energy. At a time when Crystal Palace are looking to maximise their progress in the fast developing women’s game, support such as this is perfectly timed and fits perfectly with the ethos across the Crystal Palace family.
Jem Maidment, Head of Communications, Utilita Energy, said: “Womens football has never been more popular and Crystal Palace ladies are certainly on the up winning the double last year and we are looking forward to backing them strongly over the next couple of seasons. Our partnership with Crystal Palace FC will allow us to showcase our product range, engage with fans and provide exclusive offers.”