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Golden State Warriors and Accenture Team to Reimagine Audience Experience at Chase Center and Surrounding District
|By Business Wire
|December 1, 2016 11:43 AM EST
The Golden State Warriors, GSW Arena LLC and Accenture (NYSE:ACN)
announced today a multi-year partnership to reinvent the fan and
community experience at Chase Center and the surrounding
district. Accenture has been named the Official Technology Innovation
Partner for the Warriors and will begin its relationship this season at
Oracle Arena. Accenture will also be a Founding Partner of Chase Center,
the state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex to be built in San
Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, which is planned to open for the
start of the 2019-20 NBA season.
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Accenture has been named the Official Technology Innovation Partner for the Warriors and will begin its relationship this season at Oracle Arena. (Photo: Business Wire)
Under the agreement, Accenture will collaborate with the Warriors to
design and implement an immersive and engaging experience for the guests
and fans of the arena, restaurants, retail businesses, offices and
plazas that will comprise Chase Center and the surrounding district.
Accenture will also work closely with the Warriors to define and create
the underlying technical architecture and assemble the ecosystem of
partners required to implement the experience design for Chase Center.
As part of the effort, the Warriors and Accenture will prototype and
test solutions at Oracle Arena for potential use in Chase Center.
“Recognizing and acquiring talent, on and off the court, is a key to
winning in the NBA,” said Rick Welts, president and chief operating
officer for the Golden State Warriors. “Accenture has the talent,
experience and insight to design and implement innovative experiences
that will excite our fans, our tenants and the public while defining a
new standard for community-centered sports and entertainment facilities.
We are pleased to have Accenture join our team as we prepare to break
Leading up to the opening of Chase Center, the Warriors and Accenture
will engage fans and the community in defining the future experience
a fan-involvement effort to capture input and ideas, the most promising
of which could be incubated and prototyped as part of the Chase Center
“We are thrilled to partner with the Golden State Warriors – and the
community – to establish Chase Center and the surrounding district as a
destination for unforgettable moments and a center of innovation in the
Bay Area,” said Julie Sweet, Accenture’s group chief executive – North
America. “We will work hand-in-hand with the Warriors, as well as
Fannovate participants, to define and enable an unparalleled set of
To help the Warriors achieve its vision for the new community-centered
complex, Accenture will tap its powerful and broad network of
capabilities, ranging from deep high-tech and media and entertainment
experience to service design from Fjord, Accenture Interactive’s design
and innovation unit, and mobility and analytics from Accenture Digital.
The partnership will also leverage the Accenture Lab in San Jose and
Accenture Liquid Studio in Redwood City, which work with leading and
emerging players in the Silicon Valley ecosystem to invent, develop and
deliver solutions that help clients like the Warriors engage their
audiences in new and innovative ways.
“We want to enable the Golden State Warriors to delight their guests,
fans and tenants with connected experiences,” said Mike Sutcliff, group
chief executive, Accenture Digital. “To deliver on this goal, we will
tap the full range of Accenture’s digital and technology capabilities –
from driving insight from data and designing experiences from an
outside-in perspective all the way to using proven and emerging
technologies to engage with people when and where it really matters.”
“We’re pleased to find in Accenture a partner that perfectly aligns with
our culture and our core values to undertake this unique partnership,”
said Welts. “And we’re particularly excited to deepen our relationship
with residents and fans through the Fannovate program.”
About the Golden State Warriors
The Golden State Warriors organization, currently in its 71st season, is
a charter member of the National Basketball Association. Founded in
1946, the Warriors called the city of Philadelphia home for 16 memorable
years before moving to the West Coast in 1962 to become the San
Francisco Warriors and ultimately, in 1971, the Golden State Warriors
when the team moved across the Bay to its current home in Oakland. The
team’s storied history includes four NBA Championships, six of the NBA’s
50 Greatest Players and 27 members of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall
of Fame. For more information on the Golden State Warriors, please visit warriors.com.
About GSW Arena LLC
GSW Arena LLC, founded in 2010, is privately funding the construction of
a new sports and entertainment venue, Chase Center, which will be the
anchor of an 11-acre mixed use complex on private property in San
Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood. For more information, please visit warriors.com/sf.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a
broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital,
technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and
specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business
functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network –
Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help
clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their
stakeholders. With approximately 384,000 people serving clients in more
than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the
world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
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