Wembley Stadium connected by EE briefs Mercieca to manage PR.

31 July 2023

Wembley Stadium connected by EE, has appointed Mercieca to handle its PR. The appointment follows a successful working relationship when we were enlisted to support Wembley Stadium’s 100th Anniversary in April, helping to drive broadcast and national coverage.

Reporting into the Wembley Stadium Communications team, we will manage proactive and reactive media enquiries across consumer and industry media. Continuing to build on Wembley’s reputation as one of the world’s leading football stadia and further enhancing its growing stature as a multi-purpose venue that can play host to a wide range of different events.

David Bradley Head of Marketing & Communications Wembley Stadium said of the appointment:

“We’ve worked with Mercieca over the years across Club Wembley and more recently our Wembley 100 campaign. They have a great approach that combines creativity with commercial thinking and are incredibly well networked."
“We’re kicking off a huge season at the stadium with the FA Community Shield, multiple England games, AEW Elite Wrestling, NFL with Jacksonville Jaguars, and a host of world-class music stars in 2024. With so much to talk about, we wanted to enlist additional agency support, and based on their network, flexibility, creativity, and desire to achieve great results, we felt Mercieca were the ideal agency for us.”

Gemma Oakes PR Director at Mercieca adds: “We’re happy to be working with the wider Wembley Stadium team in what is going to be another exciting season of sport and entertainment. Now in its 100th anniversary year, Wembley is such an iconic venue with so much history, memorable moments, and new memories to be made in the months ahead. They are keen to keep innovating, and we have some great campaigns to share over the next 12 months.”

The FA Community Shield takes place at Wembley Stadium between Manchester City FC and Arsenal FC on Sunday 6th August 2023.

Images supplied by Wembley Stadium

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