Oct 1, 2012

SMG-Managed Pensacola Civic Center Ranked Top Stop of the Decade

Pensacola Civic Center tops the charts, once again. Venues Today, an international trade magazine, ranked the SMG-managed venue the #1 stop in Florida for the last decade. This is the first year the publication has tallied this ranking, which is based on ticket sales and gross dollars. The venue also ranked # 19 in the world for venues with capacities of 5,001 to 10,000. Over the last ten years, Pensacola Civic Center has sold over 833,000 tickets for more than 27 million dollars in ticket revenue.

"This is a great honor to be listed amongst buildings like Radio City Music Hall in New York City. We look at the big picture and the fact that this building has been here for almost three decades and is still going strong. That is a testament to the viability of this market. " stated Cyndee Pennington, General Manager.

Below is a list in order of rankings:

1. Radio City Music Hall, New York
2. Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York
3. Gibson Amphitheater, California
4. Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
5. Nokia Theater, Los Angeles
6. Greek Theater, Los Angeles
7. Mohegan Sun Arena, Connecticut
8. Verizon Theater, Texas
9. Red Rocks Amphitheater, Colorado
10. State Farm Arena, Texas
11. Christian Park Amphitheater, Atlanta
12. New Castle Entertainment Center, Australia
13. Orleans Arena, Las Vegas
14. Agganis Arena, Boston
15. Mohegan Sun Arena, Pennsylvania
16. Comcast Arena, Washington
17. CBS Canterbury Arena, New Zealand
18. Sun National Bank Arena, New Jersey
19. Pensacola Civic Center, Florida