GIO extends backing of Canberra Stadium

Insurance company GIO has signed a four-year extension to its naming-rights partnership with Canberra Stadium.

The new deal will see the venue retain its GIO Stadium moniker until at least 2026. GIO has sponsored the stadium since 2013.

GIO Stadium has a capacity of around 25,000 and serves as the home of NRL rugby league club the Canberra Raiders and the Brumbies rugby union team, which competes in Super Rugby.

Yvette Berry, Minister for Sport and Recreation for the Australian Capital Territory, said: “The GIO naming-rights sponsorship has provided significant support for the stadium, our sporting teams and the broader community. I am delighted to further strengthen our partnership with GIO over the coming four years.”

Matt Pearson, GIO executive general manager, added: “We are incredibly proud to be extending our partnership with GIO Stadium. We’ve seen locals and visitors share many memorable moments at this iconic venue, and we look forward to more in the future.”

GIO Stadium has also hosted international rugby and football matches since opening in 1977. The venue is also used to stage concerts and theatre experiences, as well as local community events such as Stadium Golf.

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