PLANO, Texas — 7UP is set to kick off the electronic music festival season by announcing today a multiyear partnership with Ultra, the world’s leading festival producer. 7UP is bringing the Ultra experience to millions of fans across the globe through their sponsorship of the Ultra Live Stream, which streams HD video coverage of Ultra online at ultramusicfestival.com.
“7UP is passionate about being a part of our fan’s community, wherever they are. We know they love the music, which is why we are helping them to connect to the overall experience,” says Dave Falk, vice president of marketing for 7UP at Dr Pepper Snapple Group. “Ultra’s Live Stream has historically been one of the most popular music events on YouTube in North America. Through this first-of-its-kind sponsorship, 7UP will help millions of fans across the US and around the world connect with the festival through a unique online live environment custom built for this year’s stream.”
In addition to sponsoring the Live Stream, 7UP will unveil the #7x7UP experience at Ultra’s opening day, March 28, at Bayfront Park’s Tower, the epicenter of the festival. The experience will include:
- Acts on Stage 7 by up-and-coming DJs
- Several “made for the fan” features like a DanceUP deck, PaintUP artists, ChargeUP mobile phone charging stations, RefreshUP misters to stay cool and more
“Ultra has become the ultimate experience for festival enthusiasts around the world, and we’re excited to partner with 7UP to extend access for off-site fans with Ultra Live Stream and enhance the on-site experience with live #7x7UP experiences,” says Adam Russakoff, executive producer and director of business affairs for Ultra Music Festival. “We’re ecstatic about the zeal 7UP has for the electronic dance music movement and recognizing up-and-coming talent.”
To follow all of the UPlifting 7UP activities surrounding their voyage into electronic music culture, please visit 7UPmusic.tumblr.com. You can also follow the social conversation at #7x7UP.
Join millions of fans around the world and watch live March 28-30 at ultramusicfestival.com, and check out Ultra Live 2014 announcement video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NxWVdSoOzYg
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About Ultra Worldwide
ULTRA WORLDWIDE is the global brand of the World’s Premier Electronic Music event ULTRA MUSIC FESTIVAL. An internationally renowned event that has taken place every March since its inception in 1999, Ultra Music Festival celebrated its 15th anniversary last year by becoming the first ever major electronic festival to produce an event over two consecutive weekends. Boasting the hottest names and the finest talent to be found anywhere on the planet, Ultra Worldwide is now the most international festival brand in the world by far, as it continues to transport the unrivaled experience from its Miami flagship event to an ever-growing number of destinations and fans all over the globe. Add in their pioneering live stream, ‘Ultra Live’ and Ultra Worldwide is able to bring the festival experience online to over 11 million unique viewers globally. Over the past 15 years, literally thousands of the world’s most iconic DJs, producers and live acts have mesmerized audiences with awe-inspiring sets at Ultra events in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Croatia, Ibiza, Korea and of course Miami. Each and every new global edition has been founded on the same successful formula that has been perfected over 15 years in Miami, combining the most diverse electronic talent with the most technologically advanced, large scale festival productions in the world. In 2014, Ultra continues to push the boundaries, bringing its unparalleled combination of cutting edge production and the world’s best electronic acts back to its previous strongholds and to new frontiers across the globe. With brand new editions set for South Africa and Japan this year already, 2014 will see Ultra in nine countries and five continents across the globe.