SALT LAKE CITY, Utah; April 6, 2011 — A new video contest from Zions Bank invites residents of Utah and Idaho to share a story about how Zions Bank has made an impact on their lives. Participants create an original video in 60 seconds or less based on the theme “Me + Zions = .” Contest details and official rules are available at facebook.com/zionsbank on the Me+Zions= tab, and at blog.zionsbank.com.
Open to residents of Utah and Idaho 18 years or older, the contest invites creative people to share stories of how the bank helped finance a dream business, a first home, or the send-off to college. Anecdotal stories about bankers going above and beyond by helping to fix flat tires or teaching young adults how to balance their checkbooks are welcome.
First, second and third place winners will receive cash prizes of $3,000, $1,500 and $500, respectively.
The deadline for entries is May 4. Entry finalists will be selected, posted by May 6, then voted on the Zions Bank Facebook page and on YouTube. Winners will be announced May 25.
About Zions Bank
Zions Bank, a subsidiary of Zions Bancorporation (NASDAQ: ZION), is Utah’s oldest financial institution and operates 124 full-service financial centers in Utah, Idaho and Jackson, Wyoming. In addition to offering a wide range of traditional banking services, Zions Bank is also a leader in small business lending and has consistently ranked as the No. 1 lender of U.S. Small Business Administration 7(a) loans in Utah for the past 22 years and Idaho’s Boise District for the past 14 years. Founded in 1873, Zions Bank has been serving the communities of the Intermountain West for more than 140 years. Additional information is available at www.zionsbank.com.