Jul 25, 2012

SMG-Managed Pensacola Civic Center Ranked #16 in the World

Pensacola Civic Center continues to rank very high on the charts. Recently, Venues Today, an international trade magazine, ranked the SMG-managed venue among the top venues in Florida. Now, the mid-year reports are in and Pensacola Civic Center ranked #16 in the world and #1 in Florida in ticket sales for locations with seating capacities between 5,001 ­ 10,000.

Events such as, Blake Shelton, Jeff Dunham and Alan Jackson boosted the ranking significantly.

"This is a big accomplishment for the venue and one that we plan to keep improving on. A ranking this high while competing with larger markets just proves how much our community continues to support this building," stated Cyndee Pennington, General Manager.

Below is a list in order of rankings:

1. Radio City Music Hall, New York
2. Nokia Theatre L.A. Live
3. Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York
4. Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut
5. Orleans Arena, Las Vegas
6. Hordern Pavilion, Australia
7. Huntington Center, Ohio
8. State Farm Arena, Texas
9. Mohegan Sun Arena, Pennsylvania
10. Newcastle Entertainment Center, Australia
11. Ricoh Coliseum, Canada
12. General Motors Center, Canada
13. Tsongas Center, Massachusetts
14. The Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania
15. Sovereign Center, Pennsylvania
16. Pensacola Civic Center