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Banterra continues naming-rights agreement with SIU

A wide view of Banterra Center with the Banterra logo and the Saluki logo at the bottom
SIU Athletics

Banterra Bank is expanding its partnership with SIU and Saluki Athletics.

In 2019, Banterra entered a 10-year, multi-million-dollar naming rights agreement with SIU as part of the re-branding of SIU Arena to Banterra Center. Although the agreement gave Banterra the ability to opt-out of the partnership in year five, Banterra and SIU will continue the partnership for the next five years, with enhancements to the agreement.

The agreement, which offers up to $10 million for SIU, remains the largest corporate naming-rights agreement in SIU's history.

Banterra's partnership will also contribute to the name, image and likeness needs for Saluki Athletics through an N-I-L arrangement that will utilize select athletes to promote Banterra's brand as well as SIU and the southern Illinois region.

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