Fifth Third Bank Named Presenting Sponsor of the 500 Festival Corporate Member Program

Fifth Third Bank Named Presenting Sponsor of the 500 Festival Corporate Member Program

Wed, 2016-12-07

INDIANAPOLIS (December 7, 2016) ­- The 500 Festival, a nonprofit organization providing life-enriching events for Indiana and celebrating the legacy of the Indianapolis 500, today announces that  Fifth Third Bank will serve as the presenting sponsor of its Corporate Member Program. Fifth Third Bank, a U.S. regional banking corporation, is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.  

“Fifth Third Bank is proud to be partnering with the 500 Festival and excited about our sponsorship of the Corporate Member Program,” said Steve Alonso, president and CEO, Greater Indiana Region, Fifth Third Bank. “Our relationship with the 500 Festival offers us the opportunity to continue to invest in cultivating a positive impact on our city and celebrating its heritage.”

The 500 Festival Corporate Member program, presented by Fifth Third Bank, is comprised of more than 200 companies and unites businesses around the 500 Festival’s mission: to enrich lives, celebrate the Indianapolis 500 and foster positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana. Corporate memberships help support the 500 Festival’s free programs and events, including the Education Program, KidsFit Program and scholarships for Indiana youth.

“We’re excited to welcome Fifth Third Bank as the presenting sponsor for our Corporate Member Program,” said Bob Bryant, president and CEO of the 500 Festival. “The Corporate Member Program is a great way for us to engage and connect with Indianapolis’ business and community leaders, and we’re glad that Fifth Third Bank can help us create and share meaningful connections.”

For more information about the 500 Festival Corporate Member Program, presented by Fifth Third Bank, please visit or call (317)-927-3378.

About the 500 Festival

Founded in 1957, the 500 Festival is a not-for-profit organization that produces more than 50 life-enriching events and programs while celebrating the spirit and legacy of the Indianapolis 500® and fostering positive impact on the city of Indianapolis and state of Indiana. One of the largest festivals in the nation, each year more than half a million people attend an event or program produced by the 500 Festival. Since its founding, the 500 Festival has contributed more than $400 million in economic value to Indianapolis. To learn more about the 500 Festival, please visit, follow us on Twitter  @500festival, or on  Facebook.

About 5/3 Bank

Fifth Third Bancorp is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. As of September 30, 2016, the Company had $143 billion in assets and operates 1,191 full-service Banking Centers, including 94 Bank Mart® locations, most open seven days a week, inside select grocery stores and 2,497 ATMs in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia, Georgia and North Carolina. Fifth Third operates four main businesses: Commercial Banking, Branch Banking, Consumer Lending, and Wealth & Asset Management. Fifth Third also has an 18.3% interest in Vantiv Holding, LLC. Fifth Third is among the largest money managers in the Midwest and, as of September 30, 2016, had $314 billion in assets under care, of which it managed $27 billion for individuals, corporations and not-for-profit organizations. Investor information and press releases can be viewed at Fifth Third’s common stock is traded on the NASDAQ® Global Select Market under the symbol “FITB.” Fifth Third Bank was established in 1858. Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender

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