Manchester United - ANSWER YOUR CALL
(Created as a part of my coursework at the University of Leeds)
THE WHOLE IDEA IN ONE SENTENCE : "FAN MIGRATION"
As a part of my MA Advertising and Design course, the students had received a special brief from TBWA\Machnester to create a campaign to increase number of visitors to Manchester United's Old Trafford museum. The brief suggested using the prize for the 5 millionth visitor as the incentive.
However, the Manchester United fans don't care much for the prize as they felt that it would be unlikely to be the winner. While the prize could still be used as the call-to-action, the campaign must address a deeper insight among the fans. Hearing my father (also a Manchester United fan) described his own visit as "A must not a choice", I decided to create a campaign that would flame the fan's instinct. Visiting the Old Trafford should be recognised as a ritual to push every fan in the world to make at least one visit.
This insight became 'Answer Your Call' campaign, which I had the opportunity to present to TBWA\Manchester. The agency selected a few students based on the quality of their proposed campaign to receive short placements, and mine was one of the selected campaigns.
Parts of the campaign proposal are presented below.