BBVA Compass is using Houstonians and inspirational people in its new multi-platform ad campaign and one of the commercials will air in the Houston area during professional football’s biggest game on Feb. 5.
Life and Culture
Life and Culture
BBVA Compass, the Official Bank of the NBA, announced today the addition of Dallas Mavericks forward and NBA champion Harrison Barnes to its roster of brand ambassadors.
The early 1920s were overshadowed by the defeat of the Spanish army in Morocco in 1921. The battle that would become known as the "Disaster of Annual" represented the loss of Spain's dominions in the neighboring African country, and the fallout from the military debacle led to harsh criticism of the political regime, the military establishment and even the King himself.
A tennis player's life is strange that way. When you're in the pre-season training, stuck in the same place, you start missing the airplanes, hotels and specially the competition. I had only two weeks' vacation, when, as you know, I went to Egypt –which was something I really wanted to do and was on my "to do" list– and then I spent some time just lazing on the sofa. I made the most of those days to follow the treatment for my ankle. Everything went fine and we began training straight away.
Football’s biggest game kicks off in just 33 days and in celebration, BBVA Compass has announced two ways it’s helping the people of Houston and the city’s visitors join in.
Over the course of the year the BBVA Foundation recognized the achievements and projects run by leading scientists, researchers and cultural creators both nationally and internationally. As well as providing visibility, the awards run by the Foundation also offer much-needed financial support to the sector.
From recipes for some of their famous dishes to cooking tips and numerous stories and anecdotes about El Celler de Can Roca and its tours with BBVA around the world. These are just some of the things you can find in these books on the Roca brothers, which show us how their art and mastery go far beyond the kitchen at El Celler.
The Crack is the field diary of two journalists trying to understand what is going on in the European Union. A journalistic comic book, published with support from the BBVA Foundation, where photographer Carlos Spottorno and journalist Guillermo Abril recount their experiences from the boundaries of a Europe in crisis.
In 2016, BBVA reinforced its efforts and initiatives toward community and its responsible banking model. Across the Group, countless activities clearly showed the bank's commitment to such matters as education, knowledge, financial inclusion and the environment.
In a year brimming with stellar sporting events, BBVA’s ambassadors and sponsored teams excelled. The Rio Games, the Copa America Centenario, the NBA, tennis and soccer tournaments are just some of the stages in which they proved their worth.