Heineken Unveils 3D Printable UEFA Champions League Accessories for Football Fans Everywhere

Share this Article

heinekenaniOne sign that 3D printing is really beginning to make an impression, is the fact that large companies spanning around the globe are beginning to utilize the technology within their marketing campaigns. While 3D printing has been making an impact for decades within many large corporations, it has only recently gained traction as a mainstream marketing tool.

Today, well known and well respected Dutch brewing company, Heineken took a leap into the 3D printing marketing space by unveiling 3D printable design files specifically targeting fans of the UEFA Champions League. The Champions League is an annual football/soccer competition which is organized by the Union of European Football Association (UEFA). It is considered to be one of the more prestigious tournaments in the world. The Quarterfinals just were completed last week, leaving four teams remaining in the pool; Real Madrid, Juventus, FC Barcelona, and FC Bayern Munchen.

In honor of the Champions League and their fans, Heineken has teamed with 3D printing repository Cults3D to bring several very unique 3D printable objects to fans around the world.

heinekenfeatured

“The brand has released a set of 3D model accessories for football fans,” Co-founder of Cults3D, Hugo Cults tells 3DPrint.com. “So, they can 3D print their own Heineken ‘Ice Bucket’, ‘Coaster’ or ‘Bottle Opener’ to perfectly enjoy the UEFA Champions League.”

heineken6The unveiling of these unique 3D printable files, being referred to as the “3D Printable Match Pack”, is part of Heineken’s #ChampionTheMatch campaign, which looks to build upon the success of last season’s award-winning #ShareTheSofa campaign. Debuting during the knockout stage of the tournament, #ChampionTheMatch looks to grab the attention of fans through in-game Twitter discussion, and more.

These 3D printable designs are completely free to download and should print out nicely on virtually any 3D printer. They have been designed by a renowned Dutch designer, and feature the Heineken logo and name.

heineken

This is really an interesting promotion by Heineken, one which targets an audience that probably still remains a bit unfamiliar with 3D printing. How many of these UEFA football fans actually own or know someone that owns a 3D printer? It should be interesting to follow this campaign, and see what kind of interest it generates not only for Heineken and the Champions League but for 3D printing in general.

Have you downloaded and printed these Heineken products yet? We’d love to see your results. Discuss in the Heineken 3D printing forum thread on 3DPB.com.

heineken5
heineken3
heineken2

Facebook Comments

Share this Article


Related Articles

Make the Perfect 3D Printed Accessory for Your New Year’s Eve Party

Making the Holiday Season Merry and Bright with 3D Printing



Categories

3D Design

3D Printed Architecture

3D Printed Art

3D printed chicken


You May Also Like

Interview with Hugo Fromont of Sharables Site Cults3D

3D Printables sites is one of the most competitive areas of the 3D printing industry. While Thingiverse still reigns supreme there are dozens of sites competing with each other nipping at...

Star Duke University Quarterback Returns to the Field Early Thanks to a 3D Printed Brace

Clark Bulleit and Kevin Gehsmann are seniors on the Duke University football team, but they rarely see any time on the field. On September 8th, however, the team’s star quarterback,...

3D Printing News Briefs: September 18, 2018

We’re starting with a bit of business news in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, then a story about metal 3D printing, and then moving along with examples of some of...

Cam Haight of Different Heroes Nonprofit Makes 3D Printed Prosthetic Hand for His Own Hero

Early in 2018, we first learned the inspiring story of 5-year-old Cameron Haight, who was born with several webbed, deformed fingers and toes due to Amniotic Band Syndrome, or ABS. ABS...


Training


Shop

View our broad assortment of in house and third party products.

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Subscribe To Our Newsletter

Join our mailing list to receive the latest news and updates from our 3DPrint.com.

You have Successfully Subscribed!