The Golden State Warriors, GSW Arena LLC and Accenture (NYSE:ACN) announced today a multi-year partnership to reinvent the fan and community experience at Chase Center and the surrounding district. Accenture has been named the Official Technology Innovation Partner for the Warriors and will begin its relationship this season at Oracle Arena. Accenture will also be a Founding Partner of Chase Center, the state-of-the-art sports and entertainment complex to be built in San Francisco's Mission Bay neighborhood, which is planned to open for the start of the 2019-20 NBA season. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161201006010/en/
Accenture has been named the Official Technology Innovation Partner for the Warriors and will begin its relationship this season at Oracle Arena. (Photo: Business Wire)Under the agreement, Accenture will collaborate with the Warriors to design and implement an immersive and engaging experience for the guests and fans of the arena, restaurants, retail businesses, offices and plazas that will comprise Chase Center and the surrounding district. Accenture will also work closely with the Warriors to define and create the underlying technical architecture and assemble the ecosystem of partners required to implement the experience design for Chase Center. As part of the effort, the Warriors and Accenture will prototype and test solutions at Oracle Arena for potential use in Chase Center. "Recognizing and acquiring talent, on and off the court, is a key to winning in the NBA," said Rick Welts, president and chief operating officer for the Golden State Warriors. "Accenture has the talent, experience and insight to design and implement innovative experiences that will excite our fans, our tenants and the public while defining a new standard for community-centered sports and entertainment facilities. We are pleased to have Accenture join our team as we prepare to break ground."