San Jose Earthquakes Wrap Up 2016 Season and Looking Forward to a New Year at Avaya Stadium

As fall turns to winter and the leaves fall from the trees, we want to take a moment to look back at the 2016 season at Avaya Stadium.  The San Jose Earthquakes and the world-class fan engagement environment we’ve built for you are making the transition into the new year… 

We’re so thankful to the continued support from our fans for visiting us at Avaya Stadium, engaging with the fan engagement wall, and downloading the stadium mobile app. We’re passionate about delivering an immersive gameday all season long from the ticketing to transportation and of course the in-stadium experience for food, beverage, fun and all things Quakes! As we ring in the New Year, we resolve to continue creating innovative experiences with our mobile first fan engagement technology, services, and solutions for your gameday. We aim to please… and further optimize how you see, feel, and live the in-stadium experience at Avaya Stadium.

This Season’s Fan Engagement Highlight Reel

  • There are over 6,000 downloads of the Avaya Stadium mobile app. 
  • 74% of fans use iOS and 26% Android devices
  • Fans have participated in 10 unique polls with over 1,500 responses… just to tell us what you think!
  • 5,000+ Tweets to the Avaya Stadium mobile app and fan engagement wall to date. 
  • What fans are saying...
    • I feel like #AvayaStadium is becoming like a second home. @SJEarthquakes #SilenceTheSounders
    • #AvayaStadium, home of the @SJEarthquakes, one of the best stadiums in the @MLS. This is a beautiful stadium.
    • I miss this place, which is why I coming back tomorrow #Quakes74 #avayastadium 
    • #AvayaStadium is the future of high #tech #soccer. http://soch.us/2e0ffHl  #avayanation

Our fan engagement wall has been a fun and interactive way to showcase our technology and interface with all of the fans through social media. With a cloud-based digital platform, the fan engagement wall helps build community and a sense of belonging from the ground up blending real-time updates with social media amplification. 

We’re serving up the latest gameday information through a variety of templates highlighting club info, matchups, and of course social chatter from Instagram and Twitter fostering a sense of community and loyalty that makes us proud to call Avaya Stadium home field. 

Want to Make the Wall? Here’s How…

  • Commemorate your gameday experience before or during the match. 
  • Visit the fan engagement wall on the concourse near the supporters section to see your message live. 
  • Show your spirit with cool photos from Instagram or your matchday Tweets.
  • Be sure to include one of these hashtags: #sjearthquakes, #quakes74, #avayastadium, #avayasports.
  • Posts are added to the queue instantly and stay on the wall for the duration of the game.
  • Stop by and visit us at the Avaya Fan Engagement booth if you have any questions. 
  • Or, keep an eye out for Avaya Fan Engagement Crew members for more information. 

There are of course other opportunities to visit the stadium in the Earthquakes off season. 

Winterfest On December 10th, you can attend Winterfest, an inaugural event featuring 10 tons of snow, fun activities, a police/firefigher soccer mathcup, toy drive, and viewing party for the MLS Cup 2016. Come on out and join the festivities. 

2016 Women’s College Cup Also right around the corner, you can have the closest seats to the pitch, right here San Jose December 2nd through December 4th, for the NCAA Final Four. They are returning to San Jose for the first time in 16 years, and returning to a stadium that was built for the optimal gameday experience.

Be sure to keep an eye out for happenings at Avaya Stadium, what the San Jose Earthquakes have in store for next year, and what we have in store for the community and you - the fans! Enjoy the light breeze, falling leaves, bare trees, soccer referees, and fan necessities at #avayastadium.