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Encyclopedia > Manchester Evening News Arena
Manchester Evening News Arena
M.E.N. Arena

Facility statistics
Location M.E.N. Arena
Victoria Station
Manchester
M3 1AR
England
Opened Saturday, 15 July 1995
Owner Capital & Regional and GE Real Estate UK
Operator SMG Europe (Spectacor Management Group)
Construction Cost £132 Million
Architect DLA Architecture
Former names
NYNEX Arena
Tenants
No Regular Tenants
Seating capacity
3,000-21,000[1]

The Manchester Evening News Arena or M.E.N. Arena (commonly referred to as just The M.E.N. or simply Manchester Arena) is a large indoor arena in Manchester, England. It is currently sponsored by the Manchester Evening News and has a capacity of 3,000–21,000.[1] It was opened in 1995, and was initially sponsored by NYNEX (a British cable television provider, as opposed to the NYNEX Corporation, a telephone service provider in the United States) as the NYNEX Arena. The Arena took its current name in 1998 after the NYNEX brand name had disappeared as a result of a merger with Mercury Communications in 1997. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 902 KB) Summary Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... is the 196th day of the year (197th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Spectacor Management Group (SMG) is a worldwide property management group that specializes in managing publicly-owned facilities. ... For other uses, see Arena (disambiguation). ... This article is about the City of Manchester in England. ... For other uses, see England (disambiguation). ... The Manchester Evening News is an English daily newspaper published each week day evening and on Saturdays. ... NYNEX Corporation (pronounced Nine-x) was a telephone company which served five New England states (Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont) as well as New York. ... Mercury Communications was a national telephone company in the United Kingdom. ...


The M.E.N. Arena is currently Europe's largest indoor arena.[1] The arena was built to coincide with Manchester's two bids to host the Olympic games in 1996 and 2000 (which were won by Atlanta in 1996 and Sydney in 2000). This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... This article is about the metropolitan area in Australia. ...


The M.E.N. Arena was one of the first indoor venues in Europe to be built following the traditionally American arena layout of 360 degree seating. Other European indoor venues built to the same concept are the Kölnarena in Cologne, O2 arena in Prague, Color Line Arena in Hamburg, and The O2 arena in London. Kölnarena is an arena in Koln, Germany. ... Cologne (German: , IPA: ; local dialect: Kölle ) is Germanys fourth-largest city after Berlin, Hamburg and Munich, and is the largest city both in the German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia and within the Rhine-Ruhr Metropolitan Area, one of the major European metropolitan areas with more than... For other uses, see Prague (disambiguation). ... Color Line Arena is an arena in Hamburg, Germany. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ...


The M.E.N.'s seating capacity is one of Europe's most flexible. It is often chosen by touring acts because its design and layout makes the venue ideal for any type of performance. The seating is split into an upper tier (bowl) and a lower tier, separated by 44 hospitality suites.

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Arena success

The M.E.N. Arena has attracted a huge number of customers since opening its doors in 1995, as it is the largest indoor arena in the country. The venue attracts over a million customers each year for concerts and family shows alone, making the venue one of the world's busiest indoor arenas, in regard to this the M.E.N. Arena was named "International Venue Of The Year" in 2001 by concert industry insiders in the 'Pollstar' awards, and was nominated in the same category in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007. The M.E.N. Arena was also named "Busiest Arena Venue In The World", based on ticket sales for concerts in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 beating competition from other indoor arena's including New York's Madison Square Garden and London's Wembley Arena. The Arena has also been named the 'World's Busiest Arena' of the last 5 years (2001-2007) based solely on ticket sales for concerts, attracting five and a half million customers to concerts. Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, and known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City. ... Wembley Arena at Night (Taken at a live WWE Show). ...


Despite its success, the venue is heavily criticised by locals. It is seen as a soulless concrete bowl, with heavily overpriced merchandise and food and drink. The upper tier of the arena is also extremely steep and the view from the rear blocks (207-210) is very poor, yet the tickets in these blocks are often priced at the same rate as those with a much better view.

MEN arena before the start of a concert.

In 2007 the Arena was named 'World's Busiest Arena' for a record 5th time, the top ten venues in 2007 are following:

Venue 2007 Ticket sales for concerts/shows
Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester, UK 1,245,196
Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA 1,230,433
O2 Arena, London, UK 1,209,376
Wembley Arena, London, UK 901,778
Air Canada Centre, Toronto, Canada 670,255
HP Pavillion, San Jose, California, USA 666,587
Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada 620,403
Philips Area, Atlanta, Georgia, USA 564,258
American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas, USA 539,030
Izod Center, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA 527,694

Today, it plays host to many worldwide performing artists and shows including comedy acts, live music and tours, sporting events, and occasionally musicals. Notable stars to appear at the venue are: keane, Kanye West, Sex Pistols, David Gilmour, Oasis, UB40, Scissor Sisters, Green Day, Madonna,My Chemical Romance, Linkin Park, Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tina Turner, Celine Dion, Meatloaf, Tom Jones, Sting, The Police, U2, The Pogues, Spice Girls, Rihanna, Britney Spears, Beyonce, Destiny's Child, Kylie Minogue, Fleetwood Mac, James, Christina Aguilera, Usher, Alicia Keys, Girls Aloud, Dionne Warwick, Whitney Houston, Barbra Streisand, Mariah Carey, The Corrs, Bryan Adams, The Rolling Stones, Cher, Justin Timberlake, Nelly Furtado, Mary J Blige, Westlife, P.Diddy, Jennifer Lopez, Shania Twain, Sheryl Crow, Foo Fighters, Nickelback, Pearl Jam, Paul Weller, Def Leppard, Take That, Gwen Stefani, Missy Elliott, Avril Lavigne, 50 Cent, Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Diana Ross, Pink, Bruce Springsteen, The Fugees, Janet Jackson, The Killers, Phil Collins The Verve,Lostprophets, Babyshambles, The Osmonds, and Muse amongst many others. 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Sports

The M.E.N. Arena has been the home of three sports teams: the Manchester Storm and Manchester Phoenix ice hockey teams, and the Manchester Giants basketball team. However, with limited success, as the arena is not currently the home of any sports teams. League: Ice Hockey Superleague Founded: 1995 Home Ice: Manchester Evening News Arena Capacity: 17245 Ice Size: 197ft x 98ft City: Manchester, United Kingdom Colours: White, Purple, and Blue Head Coach: n/a Ownership: n/a The Manchester Storm was an ice hockey team from Manchester, England. ... The Manchester Phoenix is a professional ice hockey team from Manchester, England. ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... The Manchester Giants were a team in the British Basketball League (BBL) from 1990 to 2001. ... This article is about the sport. ...


Boxers such as Ricky Hatton, Joe Calzaghe, Mike Tyson, Jeff Lacy, Kostya Tszyu and other world champions have fought there. Hatton became a regular and favourite of the M.E.N. Arena until his split with Frank Warren, who has exclusive rights there for boxing shows. Richard Ricky Hatton MBE (born October 6, 1978, in Stockport, Greater Manchester, England), is an English boxer. ... Joe Calzaghe MBE (born 23 March 1972 in Hammersmith, London) is a Welsh boxer currently living in Newbridge, Newport, and is pound for pound one of the top 10 boxers in the world. ... For the former baseball player, see Mike Tyson (baseball). ... Jeffrey Scott Lacy (born May 12, 1977 in St. ... Konstantin Kostya the Goit Tszyu (Russian: Константин (Костя) Цзю, pronounced in Australian English) (born September 19, 1969) is a Russian- born boxer of mixed Russian, Korean and Mongol descent. ... Frank Warren can refer to: Frank Warren, New Orleans Saints football player Frank Warren, boxing promoter This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


WWE has hosted multiple events at the Arena over the years. It first hosted WWF Mayhem in Manchester in 1998 drawing over 19,600 people. The arena also hosted WWE No Mercy in 1999. On October 26, 2002 it hosted the SmackDown! UK-only pay-per-view WWE Rebellion, as it did in 2001. Also on October 11, 2004, it hosted the first ever RAW that was filmed in Europe, and was followed the next day by a taping of WWE SmackDown!. RAW and SmackDown! returned to the M.E.N. Arena on November 13 and November 14, 2006 and will once again return for live tapings of RAW and Smackdown on 10th and 11th November 2008 respectively. World Wrestling Entertainment, or WWE, is a professional wrestling promotion, currently the largest in North America. ... WWF Mayhem in Manchester, was a UK-only professional wrestling pay-per-view that took place on April 4, 1998 at the Nynex Arena in Manchester, England. ... This article is about the professional wrestling pay-per-view event. ... is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... For the video game series based on the show, see WWE SmackDown! (video game series). ... Rebellion was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event held by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) that was exclusively for the United Kingdom on Sky Box Office. ... Rebellion was an annual professional wrestling pay-per-view event held by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) that was exclusively for the United Kingdom on Sky Box Office. ... is the 284th day of the year (285th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WWE Raw is the Monday night professional wrestling television program for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and is the primary broadcast of the RAW brand. ... For the video game series based on the show, see WWE SmackDown! (video game series). ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 318th day of the year (319th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The M.E.N. Arena hosted the mixed martial arts event UFC 70 on April 21, 2007. The World Taekwondo Qualification Event for the Bejing Olympic Games was held at the Arena on September 28-20 2007 at this event 103 countries competed for 24 places at the Beijing Oympic Games in 2008. Also in April 2008 the arena hosted the FINAshortcourse swimming championships, the first time in the UK, For this the arena was transformed into a 17,250 seater swimming event venue. Two 25m swimming pools were constructed into the floor of the arena and completion of the pools were completed within 18 days.[2] For the fighting styles that combine different arts, see hybrid martial arts. ... UFC 70: Nations Collide was a mixed martial arts event that was held by the Ultimate Fighting Championship. ... is the 111th day of the year (112th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Fina may refer to: Fina is the name of Belgian petroleum company Petrofina. ...


The arena was also used by Manchester United when they won the Champions League in 1999. The arena was the final destination of their bus tour which saw United parading the trophy to around 750,000 fans across Manchester, including 19,500 fans in the arena itself. The 2008 UEFA Champions League Final was also shown in the arena on a big screen. Manchester Uniteds emblem Manchester United F.C. (often abbreviated to Man United or just Man U, pronounced man-yoo) is an English football club based at Old Trafford in Greater Manchester. ... UEFA Champions League, which replaced the European Champions Cup, is a seasonal club football competition organised by UEFA since 1992 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... Large-screen television technology developed rapidly in the late 1990’s and 2000’s, and currently the most popular technologies are liquid crystal display (LCD), plasma display, and projection television. ...


Technical facts

  • Lower bowl fixed seated capacity- 10,762
  • Upper bowl fixed seated capacity- 8,870
  • Large Theatre setup- 7,600
  • Small Theatre setup- 3,500
  • Ice Hockey and Gymnastics- up to 17,643
  • FINA Swimming championships 2008- 17,250
  • Basketball- up to 20,500
  • WWE Wrestling Entertainment- up to 18,500
  • Boxing- up to 21,000 (fully seated- although has been quoted by the media that up to 22,000 people have attended high profile boxing matches)
  • Side stage- up to 10,600 (fully seated)
  • Conventional end stage concerts- 13,500-15,800 (fully seated)
  • Conventional end stage concerts- up to 19,350 (floor standing)[citation needed]
  • In the round concerts- up to 20,400 (fully seated)
  • In the round concerts- up to 21,000 (floor standing)
  • 32 hospitality business suites (seats up to 12 guests)
  • 8 VIP suites (seats up to 15 guests)
  • 4 party suites (seats up to 25 guests)
  • The Arena has its own 1,500 capacity car park
  • The Arena is the European flagship venue of SMG
  • Like Madison Square Garden in New York and TD Banknorth Garden in Boston, The M.E.N. Arena is situated beside/above a main railway station (Victoria Station). This means that people can get a train to the venue instead of driving.
  • The M.E.N. Arena claims to have the world's largest indoor video scoreboard.

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Trivia

  • Popular Manchester based band James played their "final" Manchester show in 2001 with lead singer Tim Booth at the arena. They have since reformed, and played there again in April 2007.
  • In 1996 British boyband Take That played ten consecutive nights at the venue with 142,000 tickets being sold.
  • Australian pop singer Kylie Minogue is the female who has played the venue the most times. She played six shows as part of her KylieFever tour in 2002 (of which one was filmed for DVD release), She played the venue again for five consecutive nights as part of her Showgirl Tour in 2005 and She ended her 'Homecoming World Tour' with 7 consecutive shows in January 2007. Kylie will return to the M.E.N Arena in July 2008 for 6 nights as part of her KYLIEX2008 tour meaning she will have headlined the venue 24 times in 7 years. Kylie has also appeared at both Top of the pops award shows held in 2001 and 2002 and performed along Robbie Williams in 2000 as his special guest to perform their duet 'kids', therefore making a total of 27 appearances at the venue.
  • British comedian Peter Kay worked as a steward at the arena before becoming famous. This was spoofed in "That Peter Kay Thing". Kay also entered the stadium from the back, passing through the crowd, dressed in a distinctive yellow steward's jacket, on the last night of his sell-out "Mum Wants A Bungalow" UK tour.
  • The arena was the venue of the last Spice Girls* concert in Britain during their reunion tour.
  • Celine Dion kicked off the European leg of her Taking Chances Tour at the arena on May 2&3 2008.
  • Def Leppard and Whitesnake played the arena on their 2008 'Lets Get Rocked...In The Still of The Night' UK Tour. It was the largest arena played on the tour.

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References

  1. ^ a b c Manchester Evening News arena. smg-europe.com. Retrieved on 2008-03-28.
  2. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/manchester/7302096.stm

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External links

  • Manchester Evening News Arena website
  • M.E.N. Arena Photos
  • Manchester Evening News Blog

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The Manchester Aquatics Centre is a public aquatic sports facility in Manchester, England. ... The City of Manchester Stadium (also known as COMS or Eastlands) is a sports venue in Manchester, England. ... The National Squash Centre is part of the Sportcity complex in Eastlands, Manchester, England which was constructed for the 2002 Commonwealth Games. ... Lancashire CCC - main entrance Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester, England has been the home of Lancashire cricket team since 1856 and of the Lancashire County Cricket Club since it was founded in 1864. ... Old Trafford is an area of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. ... Manchester Velodrome is a velodrome in Manchester. ... Alan Turing Memorial The Alan Turing Memorial, situated in the Sackville Park in Manchester, England, is in memory of a father of modern computing. ... The B of the Bang in 2005. ... The Store Street Aqueduct in Manchester, England was built in 1798 by Benjamin Outram on the Ashton Canal. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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manchester evening news arena - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com (130 words)
The Manchester Evening News Arena or MEN Arena is a large indoor arena situated in Manchester, England.
It is currently sponsored by the Manchester Evening News and has a capacity of 19,000.
The arena has been the home of three sports teams, the Manchester Storm and Manchester Phoenix ice hockey teams and the Manchester Giants basketball team.
The Manchester Evening News Arena, Manchester Storm (994 words)
The Manchester Evening News Arena, home of the Manchester Storm who hit the ice for the very first time in 1995/1996 and were immedeatly included in the then-new Superleague in 1996, seats 17.250 fans and doesn´t have to shy away from any comparisons to other top-venues across the continent or even across the Atlantic Ocean.
Due to the fact that the arena has been put right into downtown Manchester the constructors didn´t have a whole lot of real estate to work with, if you´re scared of heights I would strongly recommend tickets in the lower bowl as the construction of the arena itself is very (very very) steep.
The Manchester Evening News Arena is situated on the A56, 3 miles from junction 17 on the M62
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