August 30, 2017

American Express Taps Venus Williams to Design the US Open's Card Member Club VIP Section

American Express partners with tennis champion Venus Williams to provide innovative experiences and benefits to help Card Members and fans enjoy the 2017 US Open Tennis Championships

by New York Spaces

Venus Williams
Behind The Scenes With American Express And Venus Williams Ahead Of The Us Open; Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for American Express.
Venus Williams at US Open
Behind the scenes with Venus Williams at the American Express US
Open campaign shoot at Affirmation Arts on July 20, 2017 in New York City;
Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images for American Express.

We are excited to anounced that for the second consecutive year, American Express has partnered with four-time US Open Champion Venus Williams to curate a Card Member Club VIP section. American Express, a longtime sponsor of the US Open, tapped Williams for her quickly burgeoning interior design expertise. Williams and her company, V Starr Interiors, provided design direction the newly expanded Card Member Club within the US Open American Express Fan Experience at the US Open.

The result is a Card Member Club that reflects a modern and eye-catching geometric approach to relaxation. All

Venus Williams for the US Open
American Express US Card Member Club VIP section designed
by Venus Williams.

the furniture, including details such as the fabric, textures, planters and plants, draw inspiration from tennis-related items (e.g. the net, the rackets and the balls). Card Members can enter the VIP area and enjoy complimentary services including phone charging rentals, hand massages, and more. American Express is also offering a dedicated section within the USTA's mobile US Open App where eligible Card Members can enroll in the US Open Card Member Offer (see below), unlock an Amex Map View of the grounds and learn about everything American Express is offering throughout the tournament onsite. To access the section and enroll in the offer, eligible Card Members can click on the Amex Onsite Benefits section within the app and login with their American Express ID and password.

US Open Card Member Offer: Card Members can enroll their eligible American Express Card to get $20 back after they spend $100+ in one or more transactions on-site at the US Open. To enroll, visit the American Express section of the US Open app, or the US Open American Express Fan Experience. Check the app or visit for offer terms and exclusions, including Card eligibility for each enrollment method.

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