Pollstar Year End 2018 Rankings Announced
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 (Ontario, California) Citizens Business Bank Arena continues to make the World’s Top 200 Arena Venues per Pollstar. Out of the Top 200 Arenas in the world, Citizens Business Bank Arena ranked #69 globally and #37 nationally as of year-end, 2018. Year over year comparison shows the significant growth from 2017 when the rankings were #95 globally and #53 nationally.
Pollstar is the leading international publication for the concert industry, which publishes quarterly, mid-year and annual rankings of top arenas in ticket sales worldwide. The annual Rankings Report, recently announced, is based upon concert ticket sales from January 1 – December 31, 2018 “Since taking over management of the arena we have continually booked more concerts, new family shows, and unique sporting competitions are on the horizon” said Michael Krouse, President and CEO of Citizens Business Bank Arena.
Citizens Business Bank Arena built and owned by the City of Ontario, operated by SMG, can accommodate over 11,000 guests. The 225,000-square foot venue features 36 luxury suites located on two levels and a continuous concourse hosting a variety of concession and refreshment stands, merchandise kiosks, the San Manuel VIP Club and other fan amenities. Citizens Business Bank Arena hosts over 125 events annually including concerts, family shows, and sporting competitions. The Arena is home to several sport teams including: Ontario Reign (American Hockey League), Ontario Fury (Major Arena Soccer League), Aqua Caliente Clippers of Ontario (G League Basketball), and LA Temptation (Legends Football League).
Since opening in 2008, Citizens Business Bank Arena is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland Empire, an area with over 4.3 million people. It is located in Southern California, in the City of Ontario, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the Interstate 10.
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Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 240 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide.
For more information visit www.smgworld.com