Utah Jazz and Chatbooks today announced a multi-year agreement to make Chatbooks the Official Photobook Partner of Utah Jazz, allowing Chatbooks to underscore its commitment to strengthening the Utah community by capturing memories game night specials between families and friends, and through a variety of other fan-based programs.
“Partnering with Utah Jazz was a no-brainer for us, not only because we are jazz fans ourselves, but also because our organizations share the same values of family and community,” said Nate Quigley, CEO of Chatbooks. “I think fans will be especially excited about this partnership because it will give them great photos of their gaming experience. Chatbooks takes fan photos to the next level by using facial recognition software to transform their favorite jazz moments into printable family keepsakes.
Throughout the 2022-23 season, Chatbooks’ “Fan Fame” partnership will provide fans with multiple new ways to create memories during every home game, including:
- Fan Fame: Using facial recognition technology, fans will be able to find all of their posed and candid photos taken in the arena – including free photos from designated Chatbooks photo stations or candid videos posted on a video board – in the mobile app. Utah Jazz. These “Fan Fame” photos and video clips will automatically be delivered to their cell phones by the end of the evening, thanks to Chatbooks.
- Renowned fan photographers: From designated photo stations to travel locations, Chatbooks will provide “Fan Fame Photographers” at every Jazz home game to capture fan memories in the plaza and throughout Vivint Arena.
- Game selfie: During each home game, Chatbooks will display a collage of fans’ social media photos associated with the hashtag “Take Note” on video boards hanging in the center. Fans will also be encouraged to submit images for the “Game Selfie” to be eligible to win an autographed Jazz jersey.
“Jazz Games create indelible moments of sport and entertainment for our fans,” said Chris Barney, Chief Commercial Officer of Utah Jazz. “This partnership with Chatbooks is perfect because together we can unite families and friends, share good times and provide lasting memories.”
Founded in 2014, Chatbooks is based in Lehi, Utah as a service to commemorate memories by printing monthly photo memory books, special occasion photo books and social media books.