Grand Rapids – ASM Global-managed venues Van Andel Arena® and DeVos Performance Hall rank among the world’s best, according to industry magazine Billboard. Mid-year rankings were recently released by the magazine, and the Grand Rapids venues have once again made the list ranking top venues in terms of ticket sales.
Van Andel Arena and DeVos Performance Hall appeared on Billboard’s Mid-Year charts with the arena ranking #5 worldwide and #3 for U.S. venues with a capacity between 10,001 and 15,000. DeVos Performance Hall ranked #8 worldwide and in the U.S. for venues with a capacity of 5,000 or less. Billboard ranked venues by total gross ticket sales from November 1, 2021, through April 30, 2022.
“Now that live entertainment has returned to our venues after a long couple of years, it is great to have the community back in our buildings,” said ASM Global Regional General Manager Richard MacKeigan.
“We are happy to see that promoters and other partners still view Grand Rapids as a must-play market and appreciate the support and vision of the Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention/Arena Authority and ASM Global that helped get us through until we were able to host live events again.”
During this time, Van Andel Arena brought shows to Grand Rapids such as Pentatonix, Eric Church, Disney on Ice, Reba, Elton John, Kid Rock and Katt Williams. DeVos Performance Hall also welcomed a variety of shows like Straight No Chaser, Grand Rapids Symphony’s University of Michigan Health-West Holiday Pops, Grand Rapids Ballet’s The Nutcracker, 16 performances of Hamilton, presented by Broadway Grand Rapids, Alton Brown, Celtic Woman, and Opera Grand Rapids presents Turandot. For a list of upcoming events please visit VanAndelArena.com and DeVosPerformanceHall.com.
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Van Andel Arena, DeVos Place and DeVos Performance Hall are managed by ASM Global. ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and management—delivering locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to achieve maximum results for venue owners. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 350 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention, and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter. asmglobal.com.