Chase named Official Banking Partner of Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

4 min | 10 May 2022

  • Chase will be the Presenting Partner for Cycling and Women's Cricket T20 at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
  • Chase will be the official partner for Team England, Team Scotland, and Team Wales
  • The partnership will build on Chase’s Rewarding Futures community impact initiative with more detail to be revealed shortly
  • Chase will bring its rewarding experience to the Games with promotions and experiences to help everyone get involved in the excitement of the Games

London, May 10, 2022 – Digital bank Chase has today been unveiled as the Official Banking Partner of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Chase will be the official partner for Team England, Team Scotland, and Team Wales, and will be the Presenting Partner of Cycling and Women’s Cricket T20 – the first time the sport has been featured at the Games.

Having transformed 24 primary school libraries in Birmingham as part of its recently launched Chase Rewarding Futures initiative, the digital bank’s partnership with the Games will be an important platform to extend its investment into community-based programmes in the Birmingham and West Midlands area.

Through the sponsorship of the Commonwealth Games and Chase Rewarding Futures, Chase is seeking to inspire children and young people across the UK to reach their potential by showcasing the power of sport and reading in unlocking new skills, boosting confidence, and widening knowledge. More detail will be revealed in the coming weeks.

Chase Rewarding Futures launched in December 2021 with a school library programme which will see 150 primary school libraries across the UK created or transformed as part of the programme. Chase Rewarding Futures is the bank’s UK initiative which invests in community-focussed programmes to make a positive and measurable impact on people’s lives.

Chase intends on bringing its rewarding experience to the Games with promotions and experiences to help everyone get involved in the excitement of the Games.

Deborah Keay, Chief Marketing Officer of Chase in the UK,  said, “We are delighted to be supporting the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games as Official Banking Partner. The Games represent a huge opportunity to engage, unite, and inspire the UK, providing an opportunity for everyone to celebrate sporting achievements, as well as delivering a lasting legacy for local communities. It is a privilege to be playing a role in bringing the spirit of the Games to communities in Birmingham and the West Midlands, and further building on our Chase Rewarding Futures initiative.”
Ian Reid, CEO at Birmingham 2022, commented,  “We are delighted to have Chase on board as they join us as our Official Banking Partner for Birmingham 2022. They are clearly committed to investing in the local community and we look forward to working together to make a positive impact on people’s lives and leave a lasting legacy. We are thrilled to welcome them to the team.”
Katie Sadleir, Chief Executive Officer of the Commonwealth Games Federation,  said: "We are proud to welcome Chase as the Official Banking Partner for Birmingham 2022. The Commonwealth Games continues to attract market leaders who are committed to showcasing the very best of Commonwealth Sport, whilst ensuring local communities across the region meaningfully benefit from a spectacular multi-sport event.”

About Chase in the UK

Chase is the consumer and commercial banking business of JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $4.0 trillion and operations worldwide.

Located in Canary Wharf, London, the UK bank is designed specifically to meet the needs of customers in the country. It provides a range of banking products and features, having started with a current account. In the UK, Chase is a trading name of J.P. Morgan Europe Limited. J.P. Morgan Europe Limited is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by both the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. For more information, go to www.chase.co.uk (Opens in new window).

About the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

The Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, which will be held from 28 July until 8 August 2022, will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to put the city, the region and its people on the global stage.     

The Games is already proving to be a catalyst for transformation across the West Midlands, attracting new investment and funding, creating jobs and apprenticeships for local people and new opportunities for local businesses, as well as accelerating projects that will ensure the region is ready to host a fantastic sports and cultural celebration.

Birmingham 2022 will be the Games for everyone, bringing people together from across Birmingham and the region, to provide a warm welcome to millions of visitors during the summer of 2022.    

Find out more at www.birmingham2022.com (Opens in new window)

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