Huntington Center ranked as top venue!
6/6/2012 - In the May 2012 issue of concert industry magazine Venues Today, the Huntington Center was number one in the Midwest (12 states included) in the 5,001-10,000 seat capacity category. The Huntington Center had $7,033,689 in ticket sales and 158,837 in attendance.
The 2011 Venues Today Midwest Top Spot rankings are based on total gross ticket sales from January 1, 2011-December 31, 2011. Compared to 2010, there was approximately a $300,000 increase in sales at the Huntington Center. The Huntington Center ranked #1 in 2010’s Venue’s Today MidWest Top Spots.
“We are extremely proud to finish first two years in a row in our category. It is interesting that the strong support would place Huntington Center #2 in the 10,001-15,000 capacity category. The community has chosen to spend their entertainment dollars and we are very thankful for their continued support. ” said SMG General Manager Steve Miller of the Huntington Center.
Huntington Center is managed by SMG. Since 1977, SMG has provided management services to more than 220 public assembly facilities including arenas, stadiums, theatres and performing arts centers, equestrian facilities and convention, congress and exhibition centers. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 11 million square feet of exhibition space. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides construction and design consulting, pre-opening services, venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming. For more information, visit www.smgworld.com.