What is Blue Oval Connect?
Blue Oval Connect is a network of Ford Motor Company alumni who have an affinity for Ford Motor Company and want the company to succeed and prosper. It is an online and offline community of individuals and self-organizing groups who have a common bond through previous or present connections with Ford.
participate in Blue Oval Connect?
All U.S. Ford Motor Company retirees are encouraged to register as participants. Blue Oval Connect builds links among others with Ford backgrounds to provide a unique sense of community, online, as well as face-to-face, through electronic communications, retiree groups and Ford-sponsored activities around the country.
What are the benefits of signing up?
There are many benefits to being part of the Blue Oval Connect. A sampler of items planned for the Blue Oval Connect audience includes:
- Timely updates on Ford product news, corporate news and financial results. You will receive the news as it breaks.
- Color commentary on Ford products, processes and people that will keep you in touch with what’s going on in Dearborn and around the world as Ford steps up on the increasingly competitive global stage
- Opportunities to participate in Ford-sponsored special events scheduled near your residence
- Connections to like-minded people and links to Ford groups, including retiree organizations, in a wide variety of locations
- Tips on how to improve your personal "batting average" on selling Ford products. Blue Oval Connect can help provide you extra information to close deals though AXZ plan incentives
- Tips on how to work with public officials, at the local, state and national levels to improve the general business environment and help "level the playing field" for Ford vs. foreign-owned companies
Does it cost anything to participate?
No. Blue Oval Connect is absolutely free. All we ask is that you get involved and engage others in activities that are of interest to you and can reflect favorably on Ford. If you give a little of yourself to Blue Oval Connect, you'll get a lot out of your experience.
What will Ford do with my registration information?
OK. I'm sold. How can I sign up?
You can join Blue Oval Connect by filling out our registration form on the Blue Oval Connect Web site.
Where do I go if I need to update my e-mail address?
To update or change your e-mail address, click here, and fill out the online form. The form asks you to enter your old address and your new address. The change will be made instantaneously and you will begin to receive Blue Oval Connect at the new address.