U.S. Bank comes aboard as Feature Partner

Boise, ID (3/17/2015) – CenturyLink Arena, the Idaho Steelheads and the Grove Hotel announced Tuesday that the three entities have entered an exclusive, feature partnership with U.S. Bank.

The three-year agreement makes U.S. Bank the official and exclusive banking partner of the Grove Hotel, the ECHL’s Idaho Steelheads and CenturyLink Arena. Part of the agreement includes making U.S. Bank the title sponsor of the Steelheads’ upcoming ECHL Kelly Cup Playoffs appearance. Terms of the deal are not being disclosed.

“U.S. Bank has a long history of helping support the Treasure Valley community,” said Justin Smith, regional president for U.S. Bank in Western Idaho and Eastern Oregon. “We are pleased to partner with properties like the CenturyLink Arena and the Grove Hotel, as well as a community favorite like the Idaho Steelheads. They help make our community a fun and exciting place to live, and for others to visit.”

“We are excited to work with a Treasure Valley community leader like U.S. Bank,” Idaho Steelheads and CenturyLink Arena President Eric Trapp said. “We feel like it’s a great fit for both sides.”

U.S. Bank is a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States, with more than 25 branch locations in Boise, Meridian, Eagle, Kuna, Nampa and Caldwell. U.S. Bank is also strongly represented in the west end of the Treasure Valley with branches in communities including Parma, Nyssa, Ontario and Payette, as well as Magic Valley branches in Twin Falls, Jerome, Filer, Burley and Glenns Ferry.

CenturyLink Arena is located in the heart of downtown Boise. It is home to the Idaho Steelheads and the Idaho Stampede. Seating 5,000 people, CenturyLink Arena hosts many events every year. More than 350,000 fans attend over 100 events during 2012. For more event dates and tickets visit www.centurylinkarenaboise.com or call 331-TIXS.