People's United Bank To Be Exclusive Banking/Financial Services Sponsor Of The
New England Aquarium Wrap Party June 28
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., June 24, 2013
BRIDGEPORT, Conn., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --People's United Bank
announced today that it will be the exclusive financial services Signature
Sponsor of The New England Aquarium's Wrap Party, celebrating the unveiling of
the "The New Aquarium Experience" on June 28.
As part of its sponsorship, the bank will offer visitors the convenience of a
People's United-branded ATM centrally located near the main entrance of the
facility, which is expected to welcome over one million visitors this year.
The bank will also benefit from additional on-site signage, exclusive event
partnerships, and other brand marketing opportunities.
"As our bank and corporate partner, we are delighted to have People's United
serve as a Signature Sponsor for the Wrap Party. The party celebrates the
grand reopening of the Giant Ocean Tank and completion of two new exhibits:
the Yawkey Coral Reef Center and the Blue Planet Action Center," stated Bud
Ris, President and CEO of The New England Aquarium.
The aquarium, one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, is also a
global leader in marine conservation and exploration. Its iconic Giant Ocean
Tank, considered the centerpiece of its main facility, is now a revitalized
home for the aquarium's spectacular Caribbean coral reef exhibit. Renovations
include a new walkway for wheelchair and stroller access; a new education
center; and new presentation spaces, dive platforms, and glass railings to
give children better views around the tank's perimeter.
"We are very excited about the unique visibility and opportunities that our
association with The New England Aquarium offers us," said Cindy Belak, First
Vice President, Marketing, People's United Bank. "The aquarium's respected
brand mirrors our own and the city's waterfront, where the aquarium is
located, attracts millions of visitors annually. Finally, the aquarium and
People's United share the values associated with serving families, businesses
and communities throughout our footprint."
About People's United Bank
People's United Bank is a subsidiary of People's United Financial, Inc., a
diversified financial services company with $30 billion in assets. People's
United Bank, founded in 1842, is a premier, community-based, regional bank in
the Northeast offering commercial and retail banking, as well as wealth
management services through a network of 418 retail locations in Connecticut,
New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine.
About The New England Aquarium
The New England Aquarium is one of the most prominent and popular aquariums in
North America and is a recognized international leader in ocean conservation,
education and research. The Aquarium is among the region's most-visited
tourist attractions and is cultivating widespread public awareness about the
benefits and responsibility in improving the health of the oceans and the
SOURCE People's United Bank
Contact: Valerie C. Carlson, Corporate Communications, +1-203-338-2351, Fax:
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