Acer Amongst The Top Arenas In The World

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Acer amongst the top arenas in the world!


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Sydney, Australia | Monday 25th October 2010. 


Acer Arena holds its global position amongst the top arenas in the world on the back of the nominations announcement

of the 2010 Billboard Touring Awards.

Acer Arena is again a finalist in the Top Arena category alongside Madision

Square Garden in New York and 02 Arena in London.


Winners will be announced at the Billboard Touring Awards on November 4 in New York. All awards are judged on a time

period between October 1, 2009 – September 30, 2010.

Acer Arena

is the #1 Australian Entertainment venue, the must play venue hosting some of the biggest artists and

entertainment shows that come to the city of Sydney. Famous for it’s diverse entertainment acts Acer Arena will play

host in 2011 to the return of Cirque du Soleil with its much-loved show Saltimbanco.

Acer Arena is managed by AEG Ogden, the leading venue management company in the Asia Pacific region.

The short list of finalists recognizing Australian venues, promoters and tours are;


TOP ARENA?

Acer Arena, Sydney

?


Madison Square Garden, NYC

?


O2 Arena, London


TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER (International)?

Chugg Entertainment, Australia

?


MCD

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T4F, Sao Paulo, Brazil


TOP TOUR?

AC/DC Black Ice

?


Bon Jovi

The Circle

?U2 360



TOP BOXSCORE (single act – venue ticket sales)

AC/DC ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Feb. 18, 20,22.

AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Melboune, Feb. 11, 13, 15.

Download Festival, Donington Park, Castle Donington, U.K. June 11 – 13.










2010 BILLBOARD TOURING AWARDS – FULL LIST OF FINALISTS


TOP TOUR?

AC/DC Black Ice

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Bon Jovi The Circle

?


U2 360

??



TOP DRAW?

AC/DC

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Bon Jovi

U2

??



TOP PACKAGE?

Brad Paisley with Darius Rucker, Justin Moore, Easton Corbin, Steel Magnolia and Josh Thompson

Tim McGraw with Lady Antebellum, Love and Theft and Lost Trailers

Taylor Swift with Kelly Pickler and Gloriana


BREAKTHROUGH

Justin Bieber

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Lady Gaga

?


Tiesto

??



TOP COMEDY TOUR

Dane Cook

?


Chelsea Handler

?


Robin Williams

?



TOP BOXSCORE?AC/DC ANZ Stadium, Sydney, Feb. 18, 20, 22

AC/DC Etihad Stadium, Melbourne, Feb. 11, 13, 15

Download Festival, Donington Park, Castle Donington, U.K. June 11-13


TOP FESTIVAL?

Coachella, Empire Polo Field,Indio, Calif. April 16-18

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Download Festival, Donington Park, Castle Donington, U.K. June 11-13

Oxegen, Punchestown Racecourse, Naas, Ireland July 9-11


??TOP ARENA?

Acer Arena, Sydney

?


Madison Square Garden, NYC

?


O2 Arena, London


??TOP VENUE - UNDER 10,000 SEATS?

Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City

Radio City Music Hall, NYC

?The Theater at Madison Square Garden, NYC


TOP VENUE - UNDER 5,000 SEATS?

Broward Center, Ft. Lauderdale

?The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Las Vegas

?Fox Theatre, Atlanta


??TOP CLUB (Based on attendance)?

9:30 Club, Washington, D.C.

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House of Blues, Boston

?The Joint, Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas



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??TOP AMPHITHEATER

Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles

Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Md.

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Susquehanna Bank Center, Camden, N.J.


TOP PROMOTER

AEG Live

?Live Nation

?T4F-Time For Fun


TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER (U.S.)?

C3 Presents, Austin, Texas

?Beaver Productions

?Jam Productons


??TOP INDEPENDENT PROMOTER (International)?

Chugg Entertainment Australia

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MCD

T4F, Sao Paulo, Brazil

?



?TOP AGENCY

?Creative Artists Agency;?

Paradigm Talent

?William Morris Endeavor Entertainment


??TOP MANAGER?

Front Line Management

?Principle Management

?Red Light Management


??CREATIVE CONTENT AWARD

Yo Gabba Gabba Live!

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CONCERT MARKETING & PROMOTION AWARD?

Bonnaroo/Ford

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Brita Filterforgood/Dave Matthews Band

?Zac Brown/Ram

Trucks Letters For Lyrics

?Drake/AT&T

-Blackberry

?Justin Bieber/Xbox?

Lady Gaga/Virgin Mobile 

Tiesto/Sandisk


For further information, please contact:

Don Elford

Acer Arena 

P: (02) 8765 4363

M: 0418 622 666

E: delford@acerarena.com.au



About AEG Ogden: AEG Ogden is a joint venture between Australian interests and AEG Facilities of the United States.

AEG Ogden manages venues throughout the Asia Pacific region, including Sydney’s Acer Arena, the Brisbane Entertainment Centre and

the Newcastle Entertainment Centre, and the Perth Arena (currently under construction); the Brisbane, Cairns, Darwin and Kuala

Lumpur Convention Centres, the Qatar National Convention Centre (currently under construction), Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane and

live theatres including Perth’s His Majesty’s Theatre and the Perth Concert Hall. 


AEG, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Anschutz Company, is the leading sports, entertainment and venue operator in the world.  AEG

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Facilities, a stand-alone affiliate of AEG, owns, operates or consults with 100 of the industry’s preeminent venues worldwide, across five

continents, and works in concert with affiliated AEG entities, including live event producer, AEG Live, AEG Global Partnerships and AEG

Development to support the success of AEG venues across the globe.  AEG owns, operates or provides services to venues including

STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, Calif.), The Home Depot Center (Carson, Calif.), Nokia Theatre L.A. Live (Los Angeles, Calif.), Citizens

Business Bank Arena (Ontario, Calif.), Sprint Center (Kansas City, Mo.), The Rose Garden (Portland, Ore.), KeyArena (Seattle, Wash.),

KFC YUM! Center (Louisville, Ky.), Conseco Fieldhouse (Indianapolis, Ind.), American Airlines Arena (Miami, Fla.), AT&T Center (San

Antonio, Tx.), Time Warner Cable Arena (Charlotte, N.C.), Prudential Center (Newark, N.J.), Target Center (Minneapolis, Minn.),

Mercedes-Benz Arena (Shanghai, China), Wukesong Arena (Beijing, China), The O2 Arena (London, England), O2 World (Berlin,

Germany), O2 World Hamburg (Hamburg, Germany), Ahoy Arena (Rotterdam, Netherlands), Pernambuco Stadium (Recife, Brazil), 



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