MUMBAI: SBI Life Insurance, a private life insurance company in India, has collaborated with advertising startup, CupShup, known for its popular technique of converting tea and coffee cups into a platform for brands. The on-ground extension of SBI Life’s ‘Main se Hum’ campaign is aimed at creating a deeper consumer connects by unintrusively participating in their daily tea breaks. SBI Life’s 360° campaign targets consumers across multiple platforms through conventional marketing media such as TV, print, outdoor, along with digital and social media.
8 lakh cups are being distributed among 75 leading corporate houses through this promotion which has been live since October 2018. The cups carry simple illustrations on ‘Main se hum ka kadam' describing the services that individuals can opt for themselves or their family.
Commenting on the collaboration, SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd chief of brand & corporate communication Ravindra Sharma said, “The challenge to connect with today’s consumer is to device strategies which are unintrusive yet powerful enough to capture their mind-space. In that context, the association with CupShup works as a fitting extension for Main Se Hum, as it places the brand literally in the hands of our consumers without interrupting their routine. We hope to leverage the social beverage of India to encourage today’s consumer to take on insurance as happy responsibility.”
Adding further, CupShup co-founder Sidharth Singh said, “We are extremely glad to tie up with SBI Life for this campaign. The beauty of paper cup marketing is that it is targeted and takes the brand to the right hands, literally! Having tea is an emotion for Indians and the paper tea cup is a part of their life everywhere they go. Tea drinking is a social habit that triggers discussion and engagement. With paper cup branding, relationship building is easier and that is also the idea behind SBI Life’s ‘Main se Hum’ campaign.”
Along with paper cups branding, CupShup will also conduct corporate activation for SBI Life taking the brand right inside the corporate premise to engage with employees and generate leads.