Metro FM winners take New York


A month ago Metro FM announced that Jameson Select Reserve would be giving four of their winning listeners a weekend experience of a lifetime. This experience included an all-expenses paid trip to Brooklyn, New York for seven days, as well as a city tour to experience the New York night life.

To top it off the Metro FM winners saw Jay-Z live in concert, his first concert in Brooklyn in 10 years. Jay-Z presented his new basketball team, the Brooklyn Nets, and opened his new stadium, The Barclay Centre, with a once in a lifetime concert with an all-star lineup.

The winners were guests of honour at a VIP send-off party at The Sands, which boasted an incredible DJ lineup featuring the Naked DJ, Spectacular, Naves, Vigilante, and Megabrain amongst others. They also received Ray Ban sunglasses, R3,000 G-Star Vouchers, an iPad, Jay-Z’s CD catalogue, a bottle of Jameson Select Reserve, a Cellini leather back pack, and some spending money.

“The Jameson Select Reserve New York take over was an unforgettable experience that was hugely enjoyed by all,’ says Caren Olsen, Metro FM Programme Manager. “The success of the campaign was undeniable; listeners had an opportunity to enjoy the sights of New York while building up to the Jay-Z concert in Brooklyn which was truly one of the most amazing productions ever.

“Metro FM would like to thank Jameson for yet another successful on air / on the ground campaign that truly left the best memories embedded in heads of those both on the trip. Listeners also got to experience the trip through crossings / tweeting by the Naked DJ.’

Seth Pereira, Marketing Manager Jameson South Africa adds: “Jameson Select Reserve was proud to partner up with Metro FM for a second year running in bringing this fantastic competition to life. Jay-Z is a leader and iconic figure in the music industry and Jameson Select Reserve was proud to be able to share this once in a lifetime opportunity with the Metro FM listeners’.


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