We are proud to work with a wide range of partners. They’ve helped us become the world’s most popular music and entertainment venue.
O2 is a leading provider of mobile services, mobile phones and broadband to consumers and businesses in the UK and as title sponsor of The O2 we pride ourselves in being more than just a name above the door.
We live and breathe the entertainment at The O2, from Lady Gaga to Les Miserables and the ATP World Tennis finals. We play our part in getting fans excited before, during and after the shows with artist activations, our YouTube channel and offering Priority Tickets to O2 customers 48 hours before everyone else.
The O2 has been crowned the world’s finest entertainment venue for the last six years and as the leader in our own field – text, media messaging, music and video, as well as data connections via GPRS, 3G and WLAN – we’re the proud providers of your enhanced, connected experience at The O2, from free wifi to Priority offers.
You may also have noticed our name is synonymous with some other iconic music venues across the country. We’re proud to sponsor 16 O2 Academy venues, all the way from the south of England to Glasgow. And it’s not just about music, with O2 Sports we work with the England Rugby team and a huge range of other sports stars to get you closer to the games you love to watch.
To find out what else we’re passionate about, go to o2.co.uk
AB InBev is the world’s leading brewer and one of the top five global consumer companies. In the UK we manage and make a wide range of award-winning beers, ales, stouts and cider. They include global flagship brands such as Budweiser, Stella Artois and Beck’s as well as local favourites including Boddingtons and Bass. We also distribute iconic world beers including Hoegaarden and Leffe.
Our brands are sold extensively in pubs, clubs, bars, restaurants and hotels across the country and are also the consumers’ favourites to drink at home, with our products widely available from retailers across the country. Our size is matched by our ambitions. We have set ourselves the goal, through our people, our products and our work on responsible drinking, community and the environment, of becoming the Best Beer Company in a Better World.
Our beers have been popular in the UK for many years and we now employ around 1,100 people at our UK breweries at Magor, Samlesbury and in Mortlake – as well as at our company headquarters in Luton.
American Express® is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.
American Express Invites® is about opening the door to amazing events for our Cardmembers. We know who’s playing what, and what’s on where. As soon as we hear about an event that you won’t want to miss, we make sure you’re the first to know. With American Express Invites, Cardmembers can enjoy access to a wide range of sought after events at some of the top venues like The O2 arena. From music to film to theatre, Cardmembers can access tickets, often before they go on sale to the general public.
To truly experience all of the events American Express Invites has to offer, sign up today at americanexpress.co.uk/invites
Arco is a family business, which has been putting people first for over 130 years. Our core purpose remains unchanged; to help keep people safe at work. Our partnership with AEG at The O2 and Up at The O2 gives us a platform to engage with a wider audience and demonstrate our heritage and true expertise in all aspects of safety. We have the opportunity to demonstrate our capability in designing a range of bespoke safety products that will ensure everyone visiting or working at The O2 has a safe and enjoyable experience.
As market leaders we offer the widest range of PPE in the UK. Our National Distribution Center holds an impressive 22,000 products and our network of 41 branches cover the UK and Ireland, ensuring you can get what you need when you need it. If you have got a large order or bespoke requirements then come and talk to us about a deal.
Together with our training and consultancy division, Arco Training and Consultancy, we offer the most comprehensive health and safety services available. Our team of highly qualified experts work in partnership with you to offer practical, hassle-free services to ensure that your work place is safe and compliant.
At the end of the day, the safety products and services that we provide, protects people from serious injury, that could rob them of the ability to live life to the full. To some suppliers, it's just a matter of supplying safety equipment like any other product, to us it means so much more. We know, it's not just safety gear. It's getting our customers home safe at the end of the day.
In short we are Experts in Safety.
Barclays is a major global financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
Barclays sponsors a number of high profile sporting and arts events including the global title sponsorship of the Barclays Premier League, the most popular, and many think, most exciting domestic football competition in the world; the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, the finale of the men’s tennis tour which is now the best attended indoor tennis tournament in the world; The Barclays golf tournament on the PGA tour in the USA; and in 2010 we became the sponsor of two innovative new cycling schemes in London, Barclays Cycle Hire and Barclays Cycle Superhighways. Barclays are proud to be The Official Retail Bank of The O2.
The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 450 sparkling and still brands. Along with Coca-Cola, recognized as the world’s most valuable brand, the Company’s portfolio includes 12 other billion dollar brands, including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, glaceau vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid and Georgia Coffee. Globally, it is the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, juices and juice drinks and ready-to-drink teas and coffees. Through the world’s largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy the company’s beverages at a rate of 1.5 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, the company is focused on initiatives that protect the environment, conserve resources and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate.
Credit Suisse is proud to be a founding partner of The O2, which has become an entertainment destination of choice in the United Kingdom.
As one of the world’s leading banks, Credit Suisse provides its clients with private banking, investment banking and asset management services worldwide. Credit Suisse offers advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high-net-worth private clients globally, as well as retail clients in Switzerland.
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Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic
Delta Air Lines® serves nearly 165 million customers each year. This year, Delta was named the 2014 Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine and was named to FORTUNE magazine’s 50 Most Admired Companies, in addition to being named the most admired airline for the third time in four years. With an industry-leading global network, Delta and the Delta Connection carriers offer service to 318 destinations in 58 countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs nearly 80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than 700 aircraft.
Entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson founded Virgin Atlantic 30 years ago, after he decided to shake up the UK aviation industry. Since then, Virgin Atlantic has become one of the world’s best loved longhaul airlines. Every year, they fly over six million passengers to over 30of the world’s favourite business and leisure destinations. The secret to their success is making the journey memorable for all the right reasons, providing innovative products and friendly service in every cabin. Which they do with the style and flair they’re famous for.
Virgin Atlantic and Delta are now in partnership. The partnership offers both airlines’ customers even more choice, with over 200 routes connecting North America and the UK and a more seamless travel experience. It offers reciprocal benefits too, like between each airline’s frequent flyer programmes.
It also means that together, they can now offer multiple daily flights between London and New York. Their shared terminal homes at Heathrow and JFK airports make it easy to take advantage of their new shared schedules.
E-Lites are the UK’s favourite Electronic Cigarette brand. Our electronic cigarettes offer an authentic tobacco alternative as they look, taste and feel just like smoking.
E-Lites provide a nicotine hit, but have no tar, tobacco, carbon monoxide, or the thousands of additional chemicals found in traditional cigarettes. Switching to E-Lites can save the average smoker 70% compared to tobacco cigarettes, making E-Lites the perfect smoking alternative.
E-Lites have replaced over 200 million tobacco cigarettes in the past 12 months in the UK and are available in over 14,000 retail outlets.
Nestlé is the world’s leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company. Nestlé employs more than 280,000 people and has factories or operations in almost every country in the world.
Nestlé has around 7,000 employees across 19 sites in the UK and Ireland. We manufacture a wide range of brands in the UK, including many household favourites such as Nescafé®, KitKat®, Ski®, Carnation®, Shredded Wheat® and Herta®.
As one of the world’s top 50 companies, we believe that sustainable development is fundamental to our long-term success and that our actions must be environmentally sound.
Fiona Kendrick is Chairman and Chief Executive of Nestlé UK Ltd.
We have a portfolio of leading branded food and beverage products, including Nescafé, KitKat, Ski, Carnation, Buitoni and Herta.
Nestlé’s first sales in the UK started in 1868, just a year after the company was founded. Nestlé opened its first UK factory in 1901.
We play an important role in the UK economy. In several of the towns and cities in which we operate, for example York, Dalston and Girvan, we are among the region’s main employers.
Nestlé UK Ltd’s Headquarters is in Gatwick, Surrey.
Our York site is one of the world’s largest confectionery manufacturing plants and makes over a billion Kit Kats and 183 million Aero bars each year.
Nestlé is committed to being a leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Between 2006 and 2009 we reduced carbon usage by 11% and our target for 2015 is to reduce CO2 emissions by a further 20%.
Nestlé has a long history of supporting community activities and charitable projects in the UK and Ireland. This year we launched a three-year partnership with Action for Children, with the aim of raising £750,000 between 2012 and 2015.
A radical new redesign has taken place in our Innovation Station at The O2. Engineered for all ages to enjoy, come and try all of our exciting new interactive experiences that have extreme performance and world-leading innovation at their core.
Ravensbourne is a world-class university sector institution located right next door to The O2 in London. Our ambition is to shape the creative leaders of the future, promoting in them an instinct for innovation that is cultivated from collaborative creativity.
As the only independent higher education institution with a longstanding specialism in Design, Media, Communication and Technology, we are proud to partner The O2.
Our purpose is to:
- Transform the lives of our diverse student population, through a unique specialist educational experience which combines an imaginative blend of tools, practices and techniques
- Harness creative talent by delivering the skills that enable people to flourish as innovative, self-sustaining practitioners
- Bridge gaps and move with agility between industry and education
- Link research with real-world application as a world-leader in the creative exploitation of emerging technologies in order to deliver sustainable, positive, social and economic change
All of our activities are founded on three core values of creativity, integration with industry and inclusivity.
Sky entertains, excites and inspires its customers with the most comprehensive multi-channel TV service in the UK and Ireland. Almost one in three homes enjoy its movies, news, entertainment and sports channels. And through its great value Broadband and Talk services, Sky helps people connect with each other and the world.
Sky is also committed to doing the right thing. Through its Bigger Picture initiatives, Sky is working to tackle climate change and by joining forces with WWF, is helping to save 1 billion trees in the Amazon. Sky encourages sports participation through SkyRide, its cycling campaign, and in schools with Sky Sports Living for Sport, whilst also bringing the arts to more people through support of the Hay Festival, English National Ballet and live art event producers Artichoke. Artichoke is a registered charity founded in 2002. SkyArts are their principal Sponsor.
StubHub, part of the eBay Inc group of companies, is the Official Ticket Resale Marketplace of The O2.
The StubHub partnership means The O2’s box office ticketing platform‘AXS.com’ is integrated with StubHub, to ensure that when fans purchase The O2 tickets through StubHub, the original ticket listed is validated and cancelled when sold, and a new barcoded ticket generated in the new buyer’s name ready for download.
The O2 is part of a global StubHub partnership, where the ticketing platform integration carries across a host of AEG venues worldwide, including Los Angeles’ StubHub Centre & Staples Centre.
StubHub does not buy or sell tickets itself and does not charge additional booking fees at the point of purchase. Every transaction made through the site is backed by StubHub’s FanProtect™ Guarantee.
StubHub has a number of partnerships in place with venues, sports rights holders and promoters, which alongside The O2 & SSE Arena include: Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park 2015, selected Premier League Football Clubs, Aviva Premiership Rugby Final 2015 and selected Premiership Rugby Clubs.
Rebecca Kane, general manager of The O2, said: "The O2 is the most popular venue in the world and tickets for our events often sell out extremely quickly. To ensure that as many people as possible can come to events here we wanted to partner with a trusted and secure ticket resale provider.
"By partnering with StubHub we are working with a resale marketplace that has a proven pedigree in serving fans and providing an innovative service for our customers. Integrating our own ticketing platform means that fans can buy in confidence and enjoy the best in live entertainment at The O2."
The £5bn comprehensive regeneration of the 190 acres of Greenwich Peninsula to create a new riverside community for London is being led by Greenwich Peninsula Regeneration Limited together with English Partnerships and Greenwich Council. Over the next 15 years, 10,000 new homes and 24,000 permanent jobs will be created, alongside open spaces, leisure, improved transport, shopping and amenities.
AEG is responsible for building and operating The O2 and the surrounding areas as part of the first major development in the peninsula.
Greenwich Local Labour and Business