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  • SMG Europe announces the return of Ticketmaster

    Nov 1st, 2016

    SMG Europe announces the return of Ticketmaster as official ticketing partner   SMG Europe announced today that it will be partnering with Ticketmaster as its Official Ticketing Partner at the expiry of its current ticketing contract. The move is expected… Read more…

  • SMG Europe and Live Nation awarded Bristol Arena contract

    Jul 27th, 2016

    SMG Europe and Live Nation awarded Bristol Arena operator contract   Bristol City Council has officially awarded the contract for the operation of Bristol Arena, due to be built close to Bristol Temple Meads station. The UK’s largest arena operator… Read more…

  • 2m tickets sold by SMG Europe & Feld Entertainment

    May 6th, 2016

    2 million tickets sold by SMG Europe & Feld Entertainment   Making Memories for Millions of Families 2 million tickets sold by SMG Europe & Feld Entertainment SMG Europe and Feld Entertainment are celebrating this week after selling their 2… Read more…

  • New CEO appointed at Bridgewater Hall

    Feb 26th, 2016

    SMG Europe appoints former Perth Concert Hall GM for coveted role at the Bridgewater Hall   SMG Europe is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Bolt, former General Manager of Australia’s Perth Concert Hall, as CEO of The Bridgewater… Read more…

  • Frampton v Quigg to become 2nd biggest selling fight in SMG Europe history

    Feb 22nd, 2016

    Frampton v Quigg to become second biggest selling fight in SMG Europe history   Saturday’s highly-anticipated clash between Carl Frampton and Scott Quigg is set to become SMG Europe’s second ever biggest selling fight. The 19,500 plus capacity fight at Manchester Arena… Read more…

  • SMG Europe sells 140,000+ darts tickets

    Feb 4th, 2016

    SMG Europe Hits Bullseye After Selling Over 140,000 Darts Tickets   SMG Europe’s first direct arena will open this year’s Betway Premier League Darts as it is revealed the entertainment giant has now amassed over 140,000 ticket sales for darts… Read more…

  • SMG’s UK arenas top the charts

    Jul 24th, 2015

    SMG’s UK arenas top the charts   SMG’s UK Arenas are amongst the busiest in the world, according to industry bible Pollstar. SMG’s three UK arenas all placed within the top thirty busiest arenas in the world, according to Pollstar’s… Read more…

  • Manchester Arena 20th anniversary

    Jul 15th, 2015

    Manchester Arena celebrates 20th anniversary year   On 15 July 2015, Manchester Arena celebrated the 20th anniversary of its first ever event. Torvill and Dean opened what was then the NYNEX arena and 15,000 people came to watch the show… Read more…

  • SMG alliance with Artexis easyFairs

    Feb 5th, 2015

    SMG sign strategic alliance with Artexis easyFairs   Eric Everard, CEO of Artexis easyFairs and Wes Westley, SMG President & CEO today announced that they have finalised a strategic alliance and established a joint venture company, Artexis-SMG, which will be based in… Read more…

  • SMG acquires CGC Events Ltd

    Feb 5th, 2015

    SMG Europe makes strategic UK catering acquisition   SMG Europe, the operator of Manchester Arena, Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena and the first direct Arena in Leeds, has acquired event catering and hospitality specialist, CGC Events Ltd. Manchester-headquartered SMG is a… Read more…

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