Some arena naming rights hopefuls looking at other avenues

Posted By Charles Gazaway - email

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - At Monday's monthly meeting of the Louisville Arena Authority, chairman Jim Host said because of the economy many companies that were considering the naming rights are now looking for less visible ways to be a part of the arena.

"We're converting a lot of that interest into internal. And so you will see a lot of those same people show up as internal partners that were prospects for naming rights on the outside," said Host.

Traffic and parking around the arena is still a major concern and the arena authority wants your opinion. You can submit your ideas at now through October 1.

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