POLLSTAR ANNOUNCES 2012 WORLDWIDE TICKET SALES
AMERICANAIRLINES ARENA RANKS #7 IN THE NATION,
#1 IN FLORIDA
MIAMI – October 5, 2012 – The AmericanAirlines Arena ranks first across Florida, outselling all other arenas in the state, according to Pollstar’s recent report, 2012 3rd Quarter Top 200 Venues Worldwide Event Ticket Sales. AmericanAirlines Arena also ranks among the nation’s top three and number fifteen in the world.
AmericanAirlines Arena earned its lead ranking by selling over 303,000 tickets year to date. AmericanAirlines Arena’s Executive Vice President of HEAT Group Enterprises Mike Walker attributes these ticket sales to the venue’s ability to draw world class performers.
“From megastars like Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Marc Anthony, and Taylor Swift to shows like WWE and Disney on Ice, the lineup of acts that AmericanAirlines Arena presents continues to draw fans in record-breaking numbers, said Jarred Diamond, VP of Programming. “This caliber of performances combined with the world-class entertainment experience that only AmericanAirlines Arena can offer, is what allows us to achieve this kind of success in ticket sales, and the #1 ranking in the state.”
Pollstar is an entertainment publication for professionals in the concert industry and is the only publication that covers the business worldwide. Pollstar’s 2012 3rd Quarter Top 200 Venues Worldwide Event Ticket Sales include all figures for tickets sold worldwide as reported to Pollstar for shows played between July 1 and September 30, 2012.
To find out more about upcoming events and to get the latest news at AmericanAirlines Arena, visit www.aaarena.com or log on to facebook.com/americanairlinesarena & twitter.com/aaarena. Tickets on sale now at www.ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.