Infront and FC Energie Cottbus extend partnership by a further three years

In addition to the shirt sponsorship, Infront now also markets stadium advertising for the German football club


Frankfurt, Germany - FC Energie Cottbus continues to trust in the experience and network of Infront Sports & Media. The partnership, which was first initiated in 2009, has been extended up to and including the 2017/18 season. In addition to the commercialisation of the main sponsor package, Infront now markets further sponsorship packages and stadium advertising for the 3. Liga club.

The collaboration between the two partners has well demonstrated its value over the years – securing several strong sponsors. Most recently, the contract with karton.eu as shirt sponsor of FC Energie Cottbus was extended by another year.

Wolfgang Neubert, President of FC Energie Cottbus, said: “For more than seven years, the collaboration with Infront has proven to be extremely satisfying and successful. We appreciate Infront's experience and its broad network in German football and are happy to continue trusting on their strength as a partner for the next three seasons.”

Reinhardt Weinberger, Managing Director of Infront Germany, added: “FC Energie Cottbus is a traditional club with strong local roots. This combination of attributes makes the club interesting and favourable and we are continuing to focus on regional partners with national significance in order to continue exploiting the full potential of the club.”

About Infront Sports & Media

Infront Sports & Media is the most respected sports marketing company in the world, managing a comprehensive portfolio of top properties. Led by President & CEO Philippe Blatter, Infront covers all aspects of successful sporting events – including distribution of media rights, sponsorship, media production and event operation – and has won a reputation for its high standards of delivery. As the number one player in winter sport and with a leading role in football and summer sports, Infront enjoys long-lasting partnerships with 160 rights-holders and hundreds of sponsors and media companies. Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Infront has a team of experienced staff working from 25 offices across 13 countries, delivering 4,000 event days of top class sport around the world every year.