The Korean car manufacturer Hyundai is an official sponsor of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Under the slogan “goal of the century” it brings its sustainability goals in connection with the FIFA World Cup. The goal of the creation was to unite humanity on the occasion of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and to promote a sustainable future.
netzeffekt was responsible for the worldwide implementation of the FIFA World Cup campaign on the global Hyundai social media channels. These channels include Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
The FIFA World Cup campaign is the result of an agency group constellation at Jung von Matt, managed by Jung von Matt/Sports as strategic and creative lead agency, supported by Jung von Matt/Spree, Jung von Matt/Neckar, Jung von Matt/Creators, Jung von Matt/Hangang and Jung von Matt/netzeffekt.
Since April 2021, Jung von Matt/Spree has been responsible for the South Korean automaker’s global social media channels as the Global Digital Lead Agency for Hyundai. The social advertising budget is managed by netzeffekt.
For its social advertising campaign during the FIFA World Cup, Hyundai focused on the brand metrics brand awareness and video views. The campaign included a 7-digit media budget.
As the 2022 football event took place shortly before Christmas in the fundamentally more expensive fourth quarter, netzeffekt chose a 3-phase media approach with increasing budget allocation to compensate for the increasing price pressure in the 4th quarter.
Particular challenges during the campaign were the fluctuating and increasing CPM prices of the core markets of the car manufacturer as well as ad-hoc paid media posts of the on-site event communication: