Samsung Brings Exclusive Rewards to Fans via All-New Galaxy Owner’s Mobile Experience in More Than 40 AEG-Affiliated Venues Nationwide | Be Korea-savvy

Samsung Brings Exclusive Rewards to Fans via All-New Galaxy Owner’s Mobile Experience in More Than 40 AEG-Affiliated Venues Nationwide

Samsung Galaxy Device Owners Visiting Participating U.S. AEG-Affiliated Venues to Receive Instant Rewards Including VIP Luxury Suite and Club Access, Seat Upgrades and More (image: BusinessWire)

Samsung Galaxy Device Owners Visiting Participating U.S. AEG-Affiliated Venues to Receive Instant Rewards Including VIP Luxury Suite and Club Access, Seat Upgrades and More (image: Samsung Electronics/BusinessWire)

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DALLAS, June 27, 2014 (Korea Bizwire)–Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung) today launched the  Samsung Galaxy Owner’s experience in collaboration with AEG, one of the  world’s leading presenters of sports and entertainment. Available in 41  AEG-affiliated venues nationwide, select Galaxy device owners will  receive exclusive rewards and incentives such as VIP luxury suite and  club access, seat upgrades, concession and merchandise discounts and  other complimentary services. 

Galaxy owners who would like to participate in the program can download  the Samsung Owner’s Hub app through Google  Play. The Owner’s Hub app includes device tips, how-to videos,  complimentary music tracks, exclusive entertainment clips and more.  Galaxy users at participating AEG owned or affiliated venues nationwide  will receive instant rewards. 

“At Samsung, we’re committed to creating new and surprising experiences  to reward our owners for being part of the Galaxy family,” said Colleen  McDuffe, Senior Director of Digital Marketing at Samsung  Telecommunications America. “With AEG, we’re able to give our Galaxy  owners a unique and rewarding experience at the nation’s most popular  arenas, theaters and clubs across the country.” 

The Samsung Galaxy Owner’s experience at AEG-affiliated venues delivers  rewards to fans via near field communication technology (NFC), a  contactless communication method, embedded within Galaxy Owner signage  located throughout the participating venues. Galaxy owners can simply  tap their Galaxy device to the signage to instantly unlock rewards  ranging from concession vouchers, seat upgrades, VIP access to lounges  and suites, team merchandise, free music downloads and access to  Samsung’s new music streaming service – Milk Music™ powered by Slacker.  Certain restrictions may apply, as rewards will vary based on  availability, location, and event. 

“AEG and Samsung have a shared mission of making the fan experience the  number one priority,” said Nick Baker, Senior Vice President, AEG Global  Partnerships. “Samsung’s dedication to creating a premium experience for  its consumers, coupled with our collection of iconic marquee assets,  makes this partnership one that will be unmatched. We are truly honored  to be working alongside a partner whose vision is aligned with our own.” 

AEG owns or is affiliated with over 100 of the world’s preeminent  facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA), StubHub Center  (Carson, CA), Best Buy Theater (Times Square, New York), and Barclays  Center (Brooklyn, NY) to name a few. AEG is also the largest producer of  music festivals in North America, including the critically acclaimed  Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival and the New Orleans Jazz &  Heritage Festival, both of which introduced the Samsung Galaxy Owner’s  experience to owners in 2014. 

Additionally, Samsung will serve as an Official Sponsor of,  AEG’s ticketing and digital media service, dynamically integrating the  Galaxy Owner’s Hub messaging throughout the platform. 

To view a complete list of the various locations the Samsung Galaxy  Owner’s experience will be activated, visit

Participating AEG owned or affiliated venues include: 

  • STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie (Grand Prairie, TX) 
  • The Regency Ballroom (San Francisco, CA) 
  • The Fonda Theatre (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Barclays Center (Brooklyn, NY) 
  • Coliseum (Oakland, CA) 
  • StubHub Center (Carson, CA) 
  • Key Arena (Seattle, WA) 
  • Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • The Colosseum at Caesars Palace (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • The Joint (Las Vegas, NV) 
  • The Warfield (San Francisco, CA) 
  • Showbox Sodo (Seattle, WA) 
  • The Ogden Theatre (Denver, CO) 
  • El Rey Theatre (Los Angeles, CA) 
  • Mann Center of the Performing Arts (Philadelphia, PA) 
  • Best Buy Theater (New York, NY) 
  • Royal Oak Music Theatre (Detroit, MI) 
  • Keswick Theatre (Philadelphia, PA) 

*Galaxy Owner’s experience at AEG venues is available for Galaxy S 5,  Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S III, Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Note II device owners. 

Samsung, Galaxy, and Milk Music are all trademarks of Samsung  Electronics Co., Ltd. All other company names, product names and  marks are the property of their respective owners and may be trademarks  or registered trademarks. 

About Samsung Telecommunications America 

Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC, (Samsung) a Dallas-based  subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., researches, develops and  markets wireless handsets, wireless infrastructure and other  telecommunications products throughout North America. For more  information, please visit

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening  new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation  and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions,  smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE  systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ  270,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8  billion. To discover more, please visit

About AEG 

AEG is one of the leading sports and entertainment presenters in the  world. AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, owns or  is affiliated with a collection of companies including over 100 of the  world’s preeminent facilities such as STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, CA),  StubHub Center (Carson, CA), Best Buy Theater (Times Square, New York),  Mercedes-Benz Arena (Shanghai, China), Allphones Arena (Sydney,  Australia), Brisbane Convention and Entertainment Center and The O2  arena and entertainment district (London, England). Developed by AEG,  L.A. LIVE is a 4 million square foot / $3 billion downtown Los Angeles  sports, & entertainment district featuring Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, Club  Nokia, the Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE Stadium 14 theater, 19 restaurants  the GRAMMY Museum and a 54-story, 1001-room convention “headquarters”  hotel/destination. In addition to overseeing privately held management  shares of the Los Angeles Lakers, assets of AEG Sports include  franchises such as the LA Kings, LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo and the  Amgen Tour of California cycling stage race. Along with AEG Facilities,  other global divisions include AEG Live, the world’s second largest  concert promotion and touring companies comprised of touring, festival,  exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions and AEG  Global Partnerships, responsible for worldwide sales and servicing of  sponsorships, naming rights and other strategic partnerships. In 2010,  AEG launched its AEG 1EARTH environmental program featuring the  industry’s first sustainability report while in 2011, AEG introduced AXS  a comprehensive entertainment platform serving as the company’s primary  consumer brand including AXS Ticketing which provides fans the  opportunity to purchase tickets directly from their favorite venues via  a user-friendly ticketing interface, and the AXS TV  network. For additional information, visit

Source: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. & AEG (via BusinessWire)

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