First Horizon to give away $1 million for ‘Back to Business’ contest

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First Horizon Corp. announced it is giving away $1 million in cash prizes through a “Back to Business” contest designed to recognize businesses in the company’s regional footprint.

The contest centers on Memphis-based First Horizon’s acquisition of IberiaBank.

“Local businesses remain the heart and soul of our communities,” said Anthony Restel, President of Regional Banking. “As we kick off a new year and finalize our merger of equals with IberiaBank, we are taking this opportunity to reward local businesses that contribute to the vitality of our communities.”

Entries are being accepted from now through February 15, 2022.

Prizes include 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each of the 16 communities/regions listed below and six Judges’ Choice awards combined. From each community, 50 finalists will be selected to advance to public voting. Businesses located in the following cities are eligible to enter.

  • Alabama – Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile
  • Arkansas – Little Rock, Fayetteville, Jonesboro
  • Florida – Ft. Myers, Naples, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Sarasota
  • Georgia – Atlanta
  • Louisiana – Baton Rouge, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Monroe, New Orleans
  • Texas – Dallas, Houston

Businesses may enter by simply describing in 100 words or less how their business would use the money if they won. A photo is required, and a video is optional. More information on eligibility, rules and regulations for the contest can be found at