As the presenting partner of WNBA All-Star Voting, Verizon this year helped drive a 115 percent increase in voting—the game’s most successful campaign ever.

Fans voted for their favorite players on multiple platforms including, mobile, Twitter and Facebook from June 13 through July 6, with the league announcing starters on July 11 on ESPN’s SportsCenter.

Verizon’s partnership includes title of the Verizon WNBA All-Star Game, logo inclusion on pole pads, seatbacks, press conference banners and courtside and LED stanchion signage, as well as presenting status of pregame and halftime warmups.

Below, a rundown of sponsor activations around this weekend’s Verizon WNBA All-Star Game in Seattle.

American Express

  • American Express hosted an exclusive WNBA All-Star Game ticket pre-sale for card members before tickets went on sale to the public.


  • As an associate partner of WNBA All-Star, Cisco will receive in-arena branding.
  • The WNBA, in coordination with Cisco, will conduct Cisco Jabber Video conversations between select All-Stars and media located around the world.
    • There will be two Cisco Telepresence behind-the-scenes content posts during WNBA All-Star on WNBA’s official Facebook page and Twitter account.


  • The grand prize winner of the FanDuel WNBA Road to All-Star Contest will be traveling to Seattle for the ultimate WNBA All-Star experience.


  • As an associate partner of WNBA All-Star, Gatorade will receive in-arena branding, courtside signage, courtside equipment setup, and product placement on the press conference tables.
  • Gatorade’s in-arena activation will include a 30-second video highlighting the top plays and moments from the first half of the WNBA All-Star Game.

Harman (JBL)

  • As an associate partner of WNBA All-Star, Harman will receive in-arena branding.
  • Harman will also give product to players and coaches in the locker rooms.
  • JBL’s in-arena activation will feature a JBL-branded Dance Cam for fans on the KeyArena videoboard.

Kaiser Permanente

  • Presenting partner of both the WNBA All-Star FIT Clinic and Fan Fest
  • As presenting partner of Fan Fest, Kaiser Permanente will own a branded activation space to engage fans around health and wellness.  This will include healthy snack and co-branded giveaways, mindfulness activities, and photo opportunities.
  • Kaiser Permanente will provide hospitality benefits to employees, business and community partners, including a post-All-Star Game autograph session for 120 guests.


  • As an associate partner of WNBA All-Star, Nike will receive in-arena branding and courtside signage.
  • Nike’s in-arena oncourt activation, “Shoot or Pass,” will select two fans at random who will be brought to center court to compete in a skills competition for the opportunity to win prizes.
  • Nike will host a dedicated player hospitality suite in the player hotel.

Pepsi (Aquafina)

  • As an associate partner of WNBA All-Star, Aquafina will receive in-arena branding and courtside signage.
  • Aquafina’s in-arena oncourt activation, “Aquafina Bottle Flip Challenge,” will have two contestants competing for a prize based on who can complete the most Aquafina bottle flips.


  • As an associate partner of WNBA All-Star, SAP will receive in-arena branding.
  • During player warmups and the All-Star Game, Stats Presented by SAP for both East and West teams will be displayed on the jumbotron.

State Farm

  • State Farm will have in-arena branding.