30 Jan 2020
Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to register for a marathon. During the race they tried to forcibly remove her number – a scene that became immortalized, and the photograph of the moment made its way around the world. Afterwards, the number she wore – 261 – has become a symbol of gender equality in sports.
23 Jan 2020
Digital, in a lot of cases of innovation, means convenience and mobility.
08 Jan 2020
BBVA USA has announced a new three-year marketing agreement with University of Alabama Athletics, continuing as an exclusive sponsor of the Crimson Tide through 2023.
17 Sep 2019
26 Jul 2019
The BBVA Classic kicked off Wednesday night, pitting the Houston Dynamo against Mexican powerhouse Club América from Liga BBVA. The match, which was also the quarterfinal match of the inaugural Leagues Cup tournament between club’s from Major League Soccer and Mexico’s LigaMX, succeeded in both sports entertainment and charitable value.
19 Jun 2019
BBVA, the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Birmingham Legion FC will announce the new name of BBVA Field and unveil updated signage this Saturday before the June 22 match between the Legion and Hartford Athletic.
13 Jun 2019
BBVA, the Houston Dynamo and Dash, and key city leaders gathered at the newly-renamed BBVA Stadium on Thursday to unveil the iconic venue’s new signage in a ceremonial press conference, marking a new beginning for an East End neighborhood staple.
06 May 2019
Infectious diseases, high maternal and neonatal mortality rates, illness and ineffective reproductive and sexual health are some of the problems plaguing many places in the world. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number three “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all people at all ages”, seeks to address these and other health-related challenges. BBVA also strives to promote initiatives in its field to achieve SDG 3, especially through the work of the BBVA Foundation.
25 Sep 2018
In one week, BBVA Compass will bring together Birmingham, Ala. for an exciting event that the city hasn’t experienced in over a decade.
24 Sep 2018
BBVA Compass and the City of Birmingham will unite to celebrate the grand opening of newly refurbished outdoor basketball courts near Legion Field on Monday, October 1, just one day before the highly-anticipated BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown preseason game.
19 Sep 2018
06 Sep 2018
With less than a month to go until the highly-anticipated BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown, the city of Birmingham is on the verge of hosting its first professional basketball game in more than a decade.
23 Aug 2018
It has been a busy first half of the year for BBVA Compass, which has seen multiple milestones, including a recently-reported year-over-year increase in second quarter earnings.
13 Aug 2018
Garanti Bank, official sponsor of Turkish basketball for more than 17 years, has launched an advertising campaign to support the Turkish national basketball teams, facing the wheelchair basketball world championships that will take place in Hamburg (Germany) from August 16 to 26.
29 Jun 2018
21 Jun 2018
The Colonnade Group and Faush Summit Entertainment today unveiled Iron City Hoop-A-Palooza, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament that will welcome basketball fans o fall ages and skill levels to Birmingham this summer. The tournament is just one in a series of events and opportunities created to celebrate the NBA’s return to Birmingham via the BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown.
10 May 2018
It has now been one week since the BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown’s details were announced, including who would face the Houston Rockets in the preseason game to be held in Birmingham on October 2 (Memphis Grizzlies).
26 Mar 2018
The Houston Dash kick started their 2018 season at BBVA Compass Stadium on Sunday, March 25, marking the beginning of their fifth season in existence.
08 Mar 2018
BBVA Compass started strong out of the gate in their brand support of multiple initiatives in January, including a meal made for Hollywood, the continuation of a football dynasty and a slam dunk of a branch visit.
07 Mar 2018
The Houston Dynamo’s playoff run last season captured Houston soccer fans’ hearts and attention. That momentum has carried over to the team’s 2018 campaign, in both quality of play and fan enthusiasm.
14 Feb 2018
For the second year in a row, BBVA Compass teamed up with Miami Dolphins Foundation to co-sponsor the Dolphins Cancer Challenge – the annual cycling event that raises funds for cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.
08 Feb 2018
It started as a seemingly impossible challenge that only became more daunting along the way. Four coworkers from CIB, hanging from one of the most mythical mountains for climbers in Spain, exhausted and nearly frozen. Three of them had never climbed before. The easiest way out was to turn around, but they didn’t quit.
26 Jan 2018
Around this time last year, BBVA Compass was gearing up to help the city of Houston host professional football’s biggest game. What resulted was a bevy of activities, including charitable giving, delicious client dinners, and an initiative to help with traffic congestion.
18 Dec 2017
15 Dec 2017
Fans of both Boca Juniors and River Plate, Argentina´s premier soccer teams, can see the BBVA Francés logo on the jerseys of their favorite players. Music lovers, meanwhile, will find the bank sponsors tours by stars of yesterday and today, from Iron Maiden to Katy Perry.
17 Nov 2017
Creating Opportunities is BBVA Compass’ mission and brand promise. The person tasked with leading the team that brings that brand to life through multiple channels was honored this past week by the marketing leadership community organization, The CMO Club.
23 Oct 2017
19 Oct 2017
BBVA Compass and the Houston Dynamo wrapped up their joint campaign to raise money for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts with a series of community events that ended when the Dynamo took the pitch at BBVA Compass Stadium for the Ninth Annual BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup.
11 Oct 2017
Argentine soccer star Leo Messi came to the rescue of his county’s team just when it needed him the most, ensuring it a place in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Messi overcame a rough start in the qualifying match against Ecuador, with a hat trick that gave Argentina a 1-3 victory .
In other qualifying matches, Paraguay was defeated by Venezuela, while Chile was eliminated after its defeat by Brazil. Peru and Colombia were tied 1-1; as a result, the Peruvians will move on to face New Zealand in the playoffs. Uruguay, meanwhile, assured itself a place in the World Cup with a 4-2 victory over Bolivia.
06 Oct 2017
Unfortunately, a virus kept me from playing how I would have liked at the WTA Premier tournament in Beijing this week. It’s one of the top tournaments in the women’s circuit and where the most points are given out, after the four Grand Slam tournaments. I was feeling sick for several days after leaving Wuhan. I wasn’t able to practice and even though I tried, the fever kept me from playing as well as I would have liked.
In 2001, Turkey hosted Men’s European Basketball Championship which was a significant breakthrough in turkish basketball. The same year was also important for Garanti as of being the new partner of Turkish Basketball Federation. Garanti created a huge marketing campaign for the national team with the name ’12 Giant Men’ which became the team’s official name which is still being used today by not just Garanti itself but also by the federation, press and the whole country.
07 Sep 2017
Spanish tennis star Garbiñe Muguruza has achieved one of her lifelong dreams: she has become the top-ranked tennis player in the world. The title became hers after Karolina Plisková of the Czech Republic was defeated by CoCo Vandewehe of the United States (7-6 (4) y 6-3) in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open on Sept 6. Garbiñe will be officially crowned the world’s number one tennis player when the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) publishes its updated ranking on Sept. 11.
23 Aug 2017
I have now had three very good weeks on the tour that will finish next week at the US Open. I decided to play in Stanford despite its coming so soon after Wimbledon and I did not regret it. Things went very well and my victory in Cincinnati is the result of all the work I have done this season, which is bearing fruit.
18 Aug 2017
BBVA Compass brand ambassador James Harden of the Houston Rockets landed in Birmingham Thursday to help make a surprise announcement at Parker High School: the bank will bring a preseason game to Birmingham, between the Rockets and an as-yet-unnamed team in 2018, for the first time in more than a decade.
28 Jul 2017
BBVA Compass’ brand ambassador James Harden is at it again, bringing opportunities for a bright future for aspiring basketball players, holding a camp of over 650 kids at the Legend Sports Complex in The Woodlands, Texas the weekend of July 22.
27 Jul 2017
The life of a tennis player can be quite hectic. And that’s one thing that is both good and bad about it. When you’re struggling, you know that in just one week’s time, you’ll get another chance to pick yourself up. When things are going your way, you hardly have time to stop and celebrate. But this time, I did want to savor every moment, because otherwise, it all slips by so quickly.
25 Jul 2017
Athletes’ sporting achievements boost their social media profiles. The more relevant their victories, the more their followings grow. This is exactly what happened to Garbiñe Muguruza right after conquering her first Wimbledon Grand Slam; she’s become the most popular top-five tennis player on Instagram.
24 Jul 2017
Aaron Jones waited patiently for his name to be called, his bright future about to be solidified.
30 Jun 2017
Small Places LLC was announced as the winner of the second installment of “The Pitch” from BBVA Compass and the Houston Dynamo on June 13, awarding the organization the grand prize of $10,000, and business consulting from BBVA Compass and Dynamo executives.
The Phoenix Mercury and BBVA Compass have officially announced Backpacks 4 Kids AZ, Inc. as the winner of the second annual “Bright Futures Women in Business” promotion, an initiative designed to support women-owned businesses and create opportunity for a brighter future throughout the Valley.
23 Jun 2017
When BBVA Compass starts with a purpose, it immerses itself into it, as evidenced by the plethora of campaigns, events and other initiatives the bank leverages to create opportunities and bright futures.
19 Jun 2017
In a report entitled The Future of Football, Futurizon predicts that in the future, sports events will be broadcast using tiny drones capable of hovering a few inches above the playing field, swirling around spectators or chasing the ball in the air. Except for referees, players and coaches, ordinary spectators have always enjoyed these events from architectural points of view: the stands or the sides of the pitch. And, even if we don’t realize it yet, narratives have also depended on these points of view. What would happen if the perspective changed? Would it be possible to televise a match exactly as the referee sees it? Would that be of any interest at all? Or telling what an embedded drone observes?
14 Jun 2017
Small Places LLC has won the second installment of “The Pitch” from BBVA Compass and the Houston Dynamo, the club and the bank announced today.
09 Jun 2017
01 Jun 2017
On May 1, BBVA Compass, through its Bright Futures initiative, and the Houston Dynamo kicked off Small Business Month by launching the second installment of “The Pitch.” Small businesses and start-ups were encouraged to submit a business plan describing why they have a bright future in their industry.
31 May 2017
BBVA Compass Fort Worth CEO Brian Happel was once quoted in the New York Times discussing his hope to earn an early roster spot on a professional football team in 1982.
26 May 2017
25 May 2017
I fell in love with Paris a long time ago. It was the spring of 2013 when I went to Roland Garros for the first time. Having grown up playing on clay courts in my hometown of Caracas and then later in Barcelona, this love was only natural. It’s true that I play more aggressively than a typical clay court player due to the way I’m built, but there’s no denying that clay courts make me feel at home.
23 May 2017
BBVA Compass Stadium has seen hundreds of thousands of moments – unique moments that have made the stadium a special place for soccer aficionados and concert enthusiasts alike.
10 May 2017
BBVA Compass and Kealia Ohai came to terms on a new deal last week to officially appoint the Houston Dash forward as the bank’s newest brand ambassador.