Eleven Sports Media are launching a partnership with Midwestern MLS team Chicago Fire FC that brings a unique opportunity for the local Chicago business community to partner with a leading MLS franchise.

Established in the English Premier League and MLS, as well as most recently launching into NFL, Eleven’s award-winning partnership model will enable Chicago’s small business community to access a significant roster of rights, including digital and social media branding, B2B events and other experiences at one of US Sports most renowned stadiums, Soldier Field.

Dave Baldwin, Chicago Fire FC President of Business Operations, commented

“Eleven Sports Media is a proven leader in their space, and we’ve seen first-hand the work they’ve done in Europe and here in the United States,” said Chicago Fire FC President of Business Operations, Dave Baldwin. “At the Chicago Fire, we value being a part of the local community and providing opportunities for organizations of all levels to have access to the Club. Through the Eleven Sports Media Program, local businesses will receive benefits such as digital advertising, B2B events, and customized experiences at Soldier Field.” 

Matt Cairns, Founder and CEO of Eleven Sports Media, said: “When we started speaking to the team, it was clear they had a real focus on wanting to create better opportunities in and around Chicago for local businesses to leverage an association with the Fire. We are perfectly placed to do that and it’s the foundation for a great partnership.”

In addition to the Small Business Partner Program, Eleven Sports Media will also be featured across Chicago Fire FC Soccer In The Community youth soccer camp jerseys for the 2023 Season.

Cairns commented, “We are delighted to also announce that we will be attaching our brand to this fantastic community initiative with the Chicago Fire. We can’t wait to see local youth players in their new jersey and play a small role in providing opportunities to develop the soccer stars of the future.”

Cairns concluded, “Eleven Sports Media is all about a delivering a value-led solution that is built purely for small to medium size businesses, that really focuses on their growth. In partnering with the Chicago Fire not only do we have a club with a rich history on and off the pitch, but they also play at one of the most iconic stadiums in the world. Chicago is a city that is passionate about its sports and so it’s the perfect partnership for the local business community to see the benefit of their brands being seen and felt, in and around Soldier Field on game day.”