Feb 15, 2013

Pensacola Bay Center and Saenger Theatre Rank in Top Ten

SMG-managed Pensacola Bay Center and Saenger Theatre make the top ten, once again. Venues Today, an international trade magazine, ranked Pensacola Bay Center #10 in ticket sales for building capacities of 5,001-10,000. Saenger Theatre was ranked #4 for building capacities of 2,000 or fewer. This ranking is based directly on concert and event grosses from 12/16/12 - 1/15/13.

"Being ranked in the top ten nationally and number one in the state of Florida is an achievement that venues in our industry strive to accomplish. The programming has been diverse and well supported by the community, which is key to our success," comments Sandie Aaron, SMG Regional Vice President.

Below is a list in order of rankings:

5,001 - 10,000

1. Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut
2. Colorado Springs World Arena, Colorado
3. Cedar Park Events Center, Texas
4. Nokia Theater, Los Angeles
5. Orleans Arena, Las Vegas
6. El Paso Convention Center, Texas
7. Huntington Center, Ohio
8. UIC Pavilion, Chicago
9. State Farm Arena, Texas
10. Pensacola Bay Center, Florida

2,000 or Fewer

1. The Hershey Theatre, Pennsylvania
2. Holland Performance Arts Center, Nebraska
3. Pantages Theatre, Nebraska
4. Saenger Theatre, Florida
5. Sovereign Performance Arts Center, Pennsylvania
6. Salle Albert Rousseau, Quebec City
7. Regency Ballroom, San Francisco
8. Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago
9. The Fonda, Los Angeles
10. City National Grove of Anaheim, California