We are The Main IT Partner of HC Košice
Ness KDC has developed new club website www.hckosice.sk
The Main IT Partner of HC Košice
HC Košice has been the most successful ice-hockey club in Slovak history. The club was founded in 1962. After 2 Czechoslovak titles, the team has won also 8 Slovak titles. The games of HC Košice are attended by more than 100 000 people each season.
The club has announced changes in management and marketing to take place during the season 2017/2018. Ness KDC offered its support in the areas of development of digital communication platforms and settlement of short as well as long term marketing strategy.
Beside developing communication tools, we participate on creation of content and monitoring of efficiency of particular communication channels and campaigns.
After setting up analytical tools, we’ve introduced new website and upgrade of mobile application (for iOS and Android). In cooperation with the club, we’ve implemented also regular e-mail news distribution.
Our goal is to create and develop modern communication infrastructure on the level comparable with NHL clubs.
Stanislav Mucha – PR and Marketing Director, Ness KDC
"The club currently deploys website, social networks and external sites selling tickets and merchandising products. In the first season, we will focus on the refresh of the website and mobile app. We need to install sophisticated analytics tools, which will help us to gather the data necessary for development of other solutions. Some of them require time and gradual progression, but they will play strategic role from the long term point of view. The main goal is to create digital infrastructure on the level of NHL clubs."
Zuzana Želinská – CFO a COO, Ness KDC
"The cooperation with HC Košice is another story and example of our CSR activities. Ice hockey in Košice is a dominant sportive symbol of the city representing us in Slovakia and abroad. Košice is in fact the city with high density of IT companies and Ness KDC, as the biggest player on the field of software engineering, is proud to build digital identity for the club worth of its name as well as the name of our city."
Marek Uhrín – CEO, Ness KDC
"We are honored to cooperate on the new era of Košice ice hockey side by side with a strong partner US Steel. The joint goal of people in the management team and the board is to return the hockey back to the fans. In addition, these people are experienced and skillful managers and professionals. Ness KDC as the strongest regional player in its area will also do the maximum to help the club to come back onto the top position, where it does belong."
Rastislav Rusič – General manager, Hockey Club Košice
"Knowing „what“ and „how“ is an important assumption for success. Cooperation between HC Košice and the innovation and development leader Ness KDC will create an interesting and productive know how synergy of the people on the both sides. I believe the growing community of HC Košice supporters will appreciate this."
Richard Carl Shank – Vice President, Hockey Club Košice
"I’m very happy that Ness has generously offered their digital services to HC Košice. After a few strategy meetings between the two organizations, we are happy to announce that Ness is our official IT partner for the club. Ness and HC Košice share a common vision of attracting more fans to the games and making our local hockey games a family experience."
Július Lang, President, Hockey Club Košice
"I am trully glad that Ness KDC has become the Main IT Partner of the club. I perceive this company as a successful leader in its area just like HC Košice. Successful companies tend to join together and to achieve synergic effect. After a few first meetings, it was clear that we are on the same wave having joint target. I believe that this strategic partnership will contribute to fulfilling our ambitions to get the HC Košice back onto position it deserves."