BOK CENTER HIGHLIGHTED AS TOP STOP IN INDUSTRY
(Tulsa, Okla.) December 7, 2015 – The SMG-managed BOK Center was highlighted in the November issue of trade publication Venues Today as one of the industry’s “Top Stops” based on concert and event grosses from September 16, 2015 through October 15, 2015.
The venue finished 12th in the world and 8th in the United States in Venues Today “Top Stops” for venues with a capacity between 15,001 or more. During that time period, BOK Center hosted many events including The Price Is Right Live, Florida Georgia Line, Ariana Grande, Def Leppard and the Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Dallas Mavericks pre-season game.
“It’s amazing that after seven years, BOK Center is stronger than ever and not looking to slow down anytime soon. We couldn’t do what we do without our loyal fans in the community who come out show after show and promoters who continue to believe in the Tulsa market and BOK Center,” said BOK Center General Manager Jeff Nickler.
Madison Square Garden (New York) finished in the top spot while the Air Canada Centre (Toronto) came in second. The SMG-managed Chesapeake Energy Arena (Oklahoma City) placed 35th in the world.
Also in the November issue of Venues Today, BOK Center finished 21st in the Social Media Power 100 Chart ranking for venues with a capacity of 15,001-30,000. The quarterly feature measures a facility’s influence on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and other social media platforms. BOK Center currently has more than 82,000 Facebook followers, more than 8,900 Instagram followers and nearly 37,800 Twitter followers. Follow BOK Center on Twitter @bokcenter and on Instagram @bokcenter.
Venues Today is a monthly trade publication that covers the business side of entertainment and sports, particularly as it relates to venues.