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INTRUST Bank Arena Ranked as 7th Busiest Arena in 2014 by Venues Today

(Wichita, Kan.) – The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena ranked as the 7th busiest arena in the United States and 16th busiest in the world in 201 4 according to the Venues Today 201 4 Top Stops for venues with seating capacities 10,001 -15,000. The rankings, announced in the Jan. edition of the trade publication, are based on concert and event gross ticket sales from Oct. 1 6, 2013 through Oct. 15, 201 4 as reported to Venues Today.

“2014 was an exciting year for INTRUST Bank Arena,” said SMG General Manager A.J. Boleski. “We’re so appreciative of the continued support of our fans and this community. Looking ahead, we’re excited to commemorate our 5th anniversary throughout 2015 and are thrilled to be celebrating five years in downtown Wichita.”

In 2014, INTRUST Bank Arena successfully attracted and hosted two major farewell tours, including George Strait in April and Motley Crue in July. Throughout the week of May 13-17, SMG Wichita hosted the Styx & Foreigner concert, Brantley Gilbert concert and Wichita Ribfest, which brought more than 25,000 fans to downtown Wichita in just five days. Additionally, INTRUST Bank Arena hosted more than 30,000 fans over the three-day span of Dec. 4-6 for the Eric Church concert, Trans-Siberian Orchestra and the Wichita State vs. Saint Louis men’s basketball game.

Venues Today is the leading source of original reporting for live entertainment and events, serving management, owners and suppliers to music, sports and meetings venues internationally.


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