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Uber Partners With Greenwich International Film Festival To Offer Rides

Uber is teaming up with the Greenwich International Film Festival to provide rides to the different venues.
Uber is teaming up with the Greenwich International Film Festival to provide rides to the different venues. Photo Credit: Uber/Facebook

GREENWICH, Conn. -- This year, Uber is launching a partnership with the Greenwich International Film Festival to provide rides to and from various venues during the four-day event which runs from June 9 to 12.

During the event, there will be dedicated pickup and drop-off area at the festival events, and first-time Uber riders will receive $20 off their first trip if they sign up with code GIFF2016 at uber.com/app .

“Uber is excited to provide a seamless transportation experience to and from the Greenwich International Film Festival,” said Uber Connecticut General Manager Matt Powers. “We’re proud to support the filmmakers, writers, actors, and other talent, and we look forward to having them experience Uber in Greenwich.”

Uber will be onsite with a dedicated pickup and drop off area, and Uber VIP concierge will be available at the following Greenwich International Film Festival events:

  • Thursday June 9 -- Opening Night Reception
  • Friday June 10 -- Cocktail Reception and Gala Dinner
  • Saturday June 11 -- Big Business of Comedy and After Party at J.House

“We are thrilled to partner with UBER as the preferred ride of the Greenwich International Film Festival (GIFF) and encourage safety on the road throughout the four-day event,” said Ginger Stickel, COO and board member of GIFF.

GIFF will also a variety of prizes to filmgoers who use Uber by entering GIFFUber2016* in the Uber app. For more information, click here .

The second annual festival will support human rights initiatives, as part of its social impact focus. The four-day event will feature a star-studded Opening Night party, film premieres, educational panels, a Children's Acting Workshop, an honoree gala, and more. For additional information, visit www.greenwichfilm.o rg.

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