Content Stadium, the content creation platform for the sports industry and the DKB Handball Bundesliga announce cooperation for the upcoming 2018/2019 season.

The DKB Handball Bundesliga is cooperating with Content Stadium to enhance its social media channels further and to optimise the content creation process. With data-driven templates, the digital team of the DKB Handball Bundesliga meets the increasing demands of the handball fans for faster and more profound information about the DKB HBL.

To enable this, Content Stadium will incorporate the Sportradar Data API into its platform. This way, the DKB Handball Bundesliga can create social media graphics with real-time and historical statistics in just a few minutes.

Frank Leibman, Head of Digital Media & Content, DKB Handball Bundesliga: “With the help of the Content Stadium platform, we have the opportunity to share our real-time data bundled through our channels in the form of high-quality graphics. By integrating the sports data that we collect together with our partner Sportradar, we aim for a significant increase in the quality of our social media channels and exciting content for our fans. “

Frank Festen, Country Manager Germany, Content Stadium said: “With more than 400,000 fans on social media, the DKB Handball Bundesliga is responsible for providing content for all handball fans following the strongest handball league in the world. I appreciate the innovative steps taken by Frank Leibmann and Daniel Mayr to ensure that their organisation and the social media channels of the DKB Handball Bundesliga are ready for the growing number of fans in Germany and the rest of the world. “

Jasper Swelheim, CEO, Content-Stadion: Handball is the second most popular team sport in Germany, and we are delighted that DKB HBL has decided to scale its social media activities via our platform. Also this year, Roland Garros (FR), Royal Antwerp FC (BE) and 1. FSV Mainz 05 (DE) are using the summer break to integrate Content Stadium into their social media strategy. We are glad that so many different sports organisations are interested in this topic and are working, together with us, on their fan engagement. “

About DKB Handball Bundesliga

The DKB Handball Bundesliga (DKB HBL) is responsible for the central marketing of the German professional handball leagues. From 2012 until 30 June 2019, the naming rights are held by Deutsche Kreditbank AG. The HBL is responsible for the organisation of the league game operation as well as for all cup match fixtures, including the final event, the REWE Final Four tournament for the DHB Cup (Hamburg, Barclaycard Arena). Also, the league is responsible for the Pixum Super Cup and the All-Star Game. The tasks of HBL include the marketing of all media rights for Germany and abroad. For the season 2017/18, Handball Bundesliga GmbH has re-assigned its media rights. The legal owner is the TV station Sky Germany, which has asserted itself in a bidding process together with the public broadcasters ARD and ZDF. This media partnership is the first of its kind in the field of sports and includes not only the DKB Handball Bundesliga but also the 2nd Handball Bundesliga, the DHB Cup including the REWE Final Four, the PIXUM Supercup and the All-Star Game. The games of the DKB Handball Bundesliga will also be broadcast to more than 25 countries worldwide.
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About Content Stadium

Content Stadium is a content creation platform, empowering editorial teams of sports organisations to instantly create and publish visuals, animations and videos for social media. Historical and real-time game statistics
can be integrated by data providers such as Gracenote, OPTA or Sportradar, with one click.
In addition to the DKB Handball Bundesliga many other sports clubs, media, leagues and brands use Content Stadium. Talk to us – together with one of our
Social media experts we will check whether our platform can also support your company with content creations.
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