South Carolina: Bon Secours Wellness Arena to keep name
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The Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina, otherwise known as "The Well," will keep its name for at least five more years.
(Video above is from when the name changed in 2013)
The Greenville Arena District announced Tuesday it has renewed the naming rights partnership with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System.
That means the Bon Secours Wellness Arena will remain the name until 2029.
The arena hosts sports, family shows, concerts, sports championships and conventions.
(Video below is from 2013 when renovations began on the arena)
Matt Caldwell, Market President of Bon Secours St. Francis, says he's excited about the extended partnership.
"It's been nearly a decade since we took over the naming rights of Bon Secours Wellness Arena, and it's been a fantastic partnership that continues to be a source of pride," Caldwell said in a news release. "Together with General Manager Beth Paul and her staff at the Arena, we’ve continued to keep wellness as the central focus of this partnership – hosting important health screenings and community programs such as Well Walkers in addition to providing educational events like the annual Human Trafficking Symposium."
(Video below shows the old Bi-Lo Center sign coming down in 2013)
Beth Paul, General Manager of Bon Secours Wellness Arena, emphasized the importance of extending the naming rights partnership: "We are proud of our long-standing partnership with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System, and they share in our commitment to a first-class fan experience and a long-standing commitment to our community. The Bon Secours Wellness Arena has long been a hub of entertainment in Greenville, and we are fast approaching our 25th Anniversary- we are proud to enter the next chapter of community impact, together with Bon Secours St. Francis Health System."
(More archive video below)
As part of the renewal, Bon Secours St. Francis Health System's branding will continue to be prominently featured throughout the arena.
The partnership will continue to deliver community events such as Well-Walkers, health screenings, and other wellness-oriented programs.GREENVILLE, S.C. —