Tim Leiweke and the Oak View Group have announced the charter members of their Arena Alliance, and the group of 22 facilities is very impressive. The member facilities are below.
AT&T Center (San Antonio)
Air Canada Center (Toronto)
Amalie Arena (Tampa Bay)
BB&T Center (Ft. Lauderdale)
Bankers Life Fieldhouse (Indianapolis)
Chase Center (San Francisco)
Consol Energy Center (Pittsburgh)
First Niagara Center (Buffalo)
The Forum (Los Angeles)
Golden 1 Credit Union Center (Sacramento)
Little Caesars Arena (Detroit)
Madison Square Garden (Las Vegas)
Madison Square Garden (New York)
Pepsi Center (Denver)
Philips Arena (Atlanta)
Prudential Center (Newark)
Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland)
Rogers Arena (Vancouver)
Scottrade Center (St. Louis)
The United Center (Chicago)
Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia)
Xcel Energy Center (St. Paul)
Several facilities in the Arena Alliance have not yet opened. The Golden 1 Center in Sacramento opens later this year and San Francisco’s Chase Center doesn’t open until 2019. The Madison Square Garden Arena being planned for Las Vegas was announced in May and doesn’t have a firm opening date yet. The Little Caesars Arena, the future home of the Detroit Red Wings, is slated to open in 2017.
“We are honored to be working with such an auspicious group of charter members. Our members include some of the most recognizable names in sports and entertainment. The Alliance was created in order to maximize their assets and resources on a national scale,” Leiweke said in a press release.
“The Alliance will create a transparency for artists, promoters and other content creators to collaborate and elevate the fan experience, while generating more profitability for artists, buildings and promoters,” added Irving Azoff in the same release.