American Airlines Arena Is Set To Be Renamed Within Months By A New Sponsor

American Airlines has dropped out of the bidding for a new naming rights deal at the arena that the Miami Heat call home, according to Miami Today.

The arena will have a new name within months. American Airlines’ current naming deal ends at the end of 2019.

American Airlines confirmed in a statement that they had dropped out of bidding.

A “nationally renowned company” has toured the facility and is in advanced negotiations with the Heat and Miami-Dade on a new naming deal.

The new sponsorship is expected to be worth at least $6 million per year, minus a 5% commission to a brokerage agency. Miami-Dade will pay $2 million to the heat annually, and keep the rest.

Miami had the fifth highest attendance of any NBA team last year.

 

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Anonymous
1 year ago

Virgin Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

I’ll take the odds on this one !!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Makes sense since they are also an Airline.

Anonymous
1 year ago

why does it have to be an airline?

Anonymous
1 year ago

There’s a HUGE plane on the roof. lol *seriously

Madonna
1 year ago

Santa’s Enchanted Forest Arena!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Pollo tropical arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Sedano’s Arena!!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Careful, everyone here is anti-Sedano’s and will be súper offended….

Anonymous
1 year ago

jajajajajajaja.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Publix Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Por favor no…
Publix es el peor supermercado que hay aqui. Carisimo y lackluster

Anonymous
1 year ago

The article says “nationally renowned company”, implying Publix is not at all possible for consideration.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Publix has revenues equal to Nike so yeah there’s that…

Anonymous
1 year ago

Publix Arena. And they can replace the plane on the roof with a chicken tender sub

Dashoo
1 year ago

Sedanos Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Mana Did Not Build This Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Amazon Arena?

Anonymous
1 year ago

My guess is one of the cruise lines

Anonymous
1 year ago

I don’t think it will be since Mickey Arison is the Heat’s owner.

Anonymous
1 year ago

Carnival Cruise Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Ultra Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

ñoo que barato arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Melo arena!!!!!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Miami Subs Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Downtown Trader Joe’s Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

yes, mama!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Why are the naming rights being sold so cheap? 6 mill a year is chump change compared to other cities arenas and stadiums. Two name selections: Just Like Manhattan Arena and Its Hot As Hell Arena.

Anonymous
1 year ago

There is a bottom dweller team playing inside.

Anonymous
1 year ago

You must be thinking of the NY Knicks

POLO
1 year ago

GOYA ARENA!

Anonymous
1 year ago

The Arena Formally Known as the AAA

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1 year ago

AFA AKA AAA

Interested
1 year ago

Humidity Arena

Downtowner
1 year ago

Que pasa USA Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Trump arena…make basketball great again!

Anonymous
1 year ago

People forgot…Google Arena!

Anonymous
1 year ago

Microsoft Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Joe Carollo Cuban Memorial Arena and Museum.

Dan The Man
1 year ago

Is the airplane coming off the roof? Or will another airline sponsor the name? ?

Anonymous
1 year ago

exactly !! If it’s not an airline I guess they’ll try not to shoot overhead images during events. lol

Anonymous
1 year ago

For 6 mil you can be sure they can repaint it

Danny
1 year ago

Noooooo. Long live the AAA

Anonymous
1 year ago

Corona Coliseum …with a beer bottle silhouette and crown on the roof. 😉

Anonymous16546756
1 year ago

but the name triple A is so iconic 🙁

Anonymous
1 year ago

La Carreta Center

Anonymous
1 year ago

Sedano’s Arena or Nooooo que barato Arena

Anonymous
1 year ago

Carnival Cruise Center

Anonymous
1 year ago

Biscayne Regional Arena. So we can see events at the BRA.

¯\_(ツ)_/¯
1 year ago

Carnival Center!