The CURE Insurance Arena, which is operated by industry leader in venue management Spectra, has been recognized as one of the “Top 200 Arena Venues” in the world. The ranking of the top 200 busiest arenas by Pollstar, the leading worldwide trade publication for the concert industry, covers ticket sales worldwide from November 2018 to November 2019. CURE Insurance Arena ranked 12 in the U.S. for Arenas with seating capacities of 10,000 or less, 171 in the world and 100 in the U.S. for all arena sizes, which represents a considerable jump for the mid-sized venue, as the arena was not ranked in 2018.
“Not only is this major industry recognition a win for CURE Insurance Arena, but it is truly a reflection of the positive trends we’re all experiencing in Mercer County and Trenton,” Fran Rodowicz, general manager of CURE Insurance Arena, said. “Our staff has worked hard to regain our spot on the list, and we are thankful to the many fans, partners and promoters who helped us become a destination for live entertainment.”
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The 2019 season at CURE Insurance Arena showcased diverse entertainment, including rock concerts that featured A Day to Remember and the band Ghost; Christian pop-duo for King & Country; country act Old Dominion, comedian Jeff Dunham; Indian artists Sonu Nigam and Neha Kakkar; and family shows, such as Disney on Ice and Paw Patrol Live. The CURE Insurance Arena sold a reported 69,388 tickets in the time-span, although ticket sales for sporting events and cheerleading events were not included in the tally.
“We are thrilled that the CURE Insurance Arena has been recognized by the industry on a world-class level. We look forward to working with Spectra to bring more entertainment to the region and thank our community for supporting the venue,” Phillip S. Miller, Executive Director of Mercer County Improvement Authority, said.
CURE Insurance Arena has another robust entertainment calendar scheduled for 2020, including Nickelodeon Pop Star JOJO SIWA, Christian act CASTING CROWNS, Disney on Ice, Cirque du Soleil‘s Crystal, East Coast Indoor Dirt Nationals Midget Car Racing, the Harlem Globetrotters, and more to be announced soon.
For more information about the CURE Insurance Arena and upcoming events, please visit http://www.cureinsurancearena.com/.