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INTRUST Bank Arena Celebrates 5th Anniversary

(Wichita, Kan.) – This year, INTRUST Bank Arena celebrates five years of creating memories and providing world-class entertainment to fans in downtown Wichita. INTRUST Bank Arena’s first concert took place on January 9, 2010 and featured country superstar Brad Paisley.

To celebrate the anniversary and the first five years, a special commemorative section will be inserted into the Wichita Eagle this Sunday, January 11. The section features milestones and achievements throughout the first five years, a look at what’s to come in the next five years, an overview of what’s new at INTRUST Bank Arena since the grand opening in 2010, interviews and quotes from founding partners and stakeholders, and much more.

“It’s incredible how fast the past five years have gone by, but it’s true what they say, time flies when you’re in the business of fun,” said SMG General Manager, A.J. Boleski. “We’re excited to commemorate this anniversary and showcase the highlights from our first five years, but most importantly, we’re thrilled to be looking ahead at what the next five years will bring. Thank you to this community, our partners, employees and fans that have shown tremendous support for INTRUST Bank Arena and SMG throughout the past five years. We look forward to celebrating this anniversary with each and every one of you throughout 2015.”

Earlier this week, INTRUST Bank Arena launched a completely new, redesigned website to kick off the fifth anniversary. The newly redesigned website,, is sleek, easy to navigate, and offers a full multimedia experience. The site was developed by Howerton+White, an interactive marketing agency in Wichita, Kan.

A 5th Anniversary Concert Series is also planned to commemorate the milestone. Three concerts in the series have been announced to date, including Bob Seger (Feb. 17), Fleetwood Mac (Mar. 31) and Foo Fighters (Sept. 30). Fans can expect additional concert series announcements throughout the year.

In addition, INTRUST Bank Arena has designed commemorative ticket stock and commemorative souvenir cups for the fifth anniversary. The souvenir cups will be available for purchase at all arena concession stands during events. In the coming weeks, the arena will also be installing fifth anniversary themed banners on street poles in the arena neighborhood. 


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