Kia is actively involved with major sporting events around the world. Experience Kia sports marketing and sponsorship.
Kia Motors Ireland has announced a three-year partnership with the Community Games, during which time it will provide logistical vehicles to the organisation, as well as two cee'd GT Line hatchbacks for fundraising raffles. James Brooks, MD of KMIE, said: "We are delighted to be associated with Community Games. Kia is primarily a family brand and we see a great fit between the organisation and our customer base. We hope that our contribution will help them in their day-to-day work and in their important fundraising efforts. We are also happy to promote Community Games in our own communications channels."
The Leinster, Ireland and Lions Flanker promotes the brand in Ireland and currently drives the new Kia Sorento. Kia Motors Ireland welcomed its newest spokesperson in 2011.
Rose of Tralee
Kia Motors Ireland are the official motor sponsor for the Rose of Tralee International Festival. Pictured at the handover of the 2016 fleet of Kia models are 2015 Rose Elysha Brennan and James Brooks. The historic festival gets underway every August with lots of action packed entertainment on show including musical performances along with fashion shows. Tralee will certainly be the only place to be in Ireland throughout that week as all the Roses transported in style in the new Kia range.
Kia, The Major Sponsor of The Australian Open
Since its first sponsorship in 2002, Kia has been participating in the tournament as the Major Sponsor to promote and support for the successful event. Since the day one of its partnership, over 100 new Kia vehicles are being supplied to the Tennis Australia every year to ensure the memorable and comfortable participation of the world's top tennis players, VIPs, officials and media.
Kia Brand Ambassador-Rafael Nadal
Since 2006 young Spaniard tennis sensation Rafael Nadal has been acting as a global brand ambassador for Kia Motors Corporation. With this ambassadorship, Nadal and Kia have teamed up together to promote Kia's brand value of 'The Power to Surprise' to worldwide.
The Official Automotive Partner from 2007 to 2022
As a FIFA Partner and the Official Automotive Partner, Kia is supplying official vehicles from its wide-ranging model line-up to FIFA and FIFA events and is boosting its brand recognition through various marketing activities and A-board advertisement in the stadiums.
Kia Sponsorship of UEFA European Championships
UEFA European Football Championship™ (UEFA EURO) is the largest football event in Europe. Kia Motors Corporation has been one of the prestige global EUROTOP Partners of UEFA (Union des Associations Europeennes de Football) since 2006 through to 2017.
Kia and Motorsport
Kia Motors Europe does not currently support any major motor sport series, e.g. WTCC, TCR, WRC or Rally Cross with either development of racing cars, sponsoring or marketing/communication. However, there are nationally initiated motorsport activities, i.e. The Polish Lotos Race. Kia Lotos Race is a championship racing series run by Kia Motors Polska since 2006 and focuses on rivalry of selected contenders driving professionally-tuned Kia Picanto cars. Dedicated in principle for young beginners, Kia Lotos Race enables them to take the first step in the world of motor-car racing, now also on an international level! See more on www.kialotosrace.pl website.