New Clear Channel Outdoor Social Campaign Offers SXSW Enthusiasts a Chance to
Win iHeartRadio Music Festival Tickets
Digital Ads at Austin Bergstrom International Airport Demonstrate Capabilities
to Engage Consumers with Brands in Social Media
AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Using its dynamic digital
displays throughout the Austin Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), Clear
Channel Outdoor, one of the world's largest outdoor advertising companies, is
inviting the more than 25,000 technologists, media professionals and social
influencers heading to 2013 SXSW Festival to share their unique festival
experiences as part of its latest social media contest. From March 8-17, all
SXSW attendees that mention Clear Channel Outdoor's Twitter handle
(@CCOutdoor) in a tweet using the hashtag #SXSW will be automatically entered
in a drawing to win two free tickets to the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival.
"SXSW and the iHeartRadio Festival are two of the most anticipated events of
the year for the technology and music communities," said Vicki Lins, chief
marketing officer. "We are excited to be using our technologically advanced
digital displays to highlight how our out-of-home advertising assets can be an
effective component in driving brand awareness and social media interaction
among the thousands of travelers coming in and out of AUS."
Offering prime eye-level placement throughout the main concourse directly
across from the gates, creative messages will appear on XX digital displays
throughout the airport. Tweet entries can include photos, favorite events from
the festival and reasons for attending. The contest will run through 12:01 AM
(EST), Monday, March 18^th and Clear Channel Outdoor will randomly select a
lucky participant to receive two free tickets to the iHeartRadio Festival.
iHeartRadio is a music festival held during September in Las Vegas, Nevada and
is hosted by the digital radio service that lets fans find over 1,500 Live
Stations or Custom Stations of favorite music from a catalog of millions of
songs and over 400,000 artists. The 2013 iHeartRadio Festival will take place
September 20-22, 2013. The previous year's festival featured performances by
Bon Jovi, Green Day, Rihanna, Aerosmith and Taylor Swift, among others.
This is the second Twitter sweepstakes that Clear Channel Outdoor has promoted
using its digital properties. Last month, Clear Channel Outdoor ran the "Happy
NYC" sweepstakes with the Jamaican Tourist Board to promote Celebrating Times
Square's ranking as the "Happiest Place in New York City." Two lucky winners
received a 4-day/3-night prize trip to Jamaica. Footage was displayed using
Clear Channel Outdoor's Spectacolor digital screen in Times Square.
For more information about the sweepstakes' terms and conditions, visit
For more information on The iHeartRadio Festival, go to
About Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings (CCO)
Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCO) is one of the world's largest
outdoor advertising companies reaching more than half a billion people across
the globe every month. CCOworks with advertisers to create inspiring
out-of-home advertising campaigns, enabling brands to meet and engage people
when they're out and about. A growing portfolio of 750,000 displays is
currently made up of 650,000 displays in 28 countriesin the International
division acrossAsia-Pacific, Europe, and Latin America; and109,000 displays
in the United States and Canada, covering 48 of the 50 largest U.S. markets.
These displays span traditional and digital formats onroadside billboards,
street furniture andin retail,point of sale,airport, transitandlifestyle
environments. Advertisers can also enjoy access to an unrivalled
international network offering in excess of 4,500 digital billboards worldwide
including over 1,000 in the U.S.
SOURCE Clear Channel Outdoor
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