3M partners with Minnesota Golden Gophers The University of Minnesota and 3M announced a new sponsorship on Monday, the latest in a 90-year relationship between two of the state’s largest institutions. This 14-year, $11.2 million sponsorship of Gopher Athletics includes the naming rights to Mariucci Arena. Keeping the historic Mariucci name, the Gopher hockey facility will now be known as 3M Arena at Mariucci.
Royal Credit Union signs deal with Minnesota Golden Gophers EAU CLAIRE, WI – Royal Credit Union (Royal) is partnering with the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the 2016-17 men’s basketball and men’s hockey seasons. In partnership with Gopher Athletics at the University of Minnesota, Royal is the sponsor for the Gopher Men’s Hockey series against rival University of Wisconsin Badgers in Mariucci Arena on Friday, February 24 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, February 25 at 7 p.m. Royal will be running an on-ice promotion during each game and offering giveaways through an interactive booth in the concourse which will feature their new Smart Connection young adult program.
FusionSports partners with Minnesota Golden Gophers FusionSports, a leading digital marketing agency that creates virtual reality (VR) experiences for sports brands, and the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers football program (led by Head Coach Tracy Claeys) have partnered to create cinematic VR content to enhance their recruiting efforts. The content will be featured in a custom mobile application launching this fall) custom designed for the football program.
Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union sponsors Minnesota Golden Gophers Through this partnership, Affinity Plus will sponsor signage beginning this fall at four University of Minnesota venues. Signage will be on display in the Williams, Ridder and Mariucci Arenas, and at the Sports Pavilion. Signage will generate awareness of Affinity Plus during the following sporting events: Gopher Women’s and Gopher Men’s Basketball;Gopher Women’s and Gopher Men’s Hockey;Gopher Volleyball;Gopher Wrestling;Gopher Women’s and Gopher Men’s Gymnastics.
Buffalo Wild Wings sponsors Minnesota Golden Gophers Buffalo Wild Wings®, Inc. announced today that it has renewed its partnership with the NCAA. An Official NCAA Corporate Partner since 2013, the renewal designates Buffalo Wild Wings as the “Official Hangout for NCAA Sports,” spanning NCAA March Madness®, NCAA Men’s and Women’s Final Four® and all individual Championships, and includes marketing, media and activation rights surrounding all 90 NCAA Championships. Buffalo Wild Wings’ partnership with the NCAA is through a joint agreement with Turner Sports and CBS Sports.