Glasgow’s latest entertainment venue, The SSE Hydro, has been globally recognised as the world’s second busiest live entertainment arena according to entertainment industry publication, Pollstar.
Coming second only to the 02 Arena in London, The SSE Hydro has risen from its third place ranking in the July listing, which it had achieved just ten months after opening. Pollstar’s ‘Top Worldwide Arena Venues’ listing, which is released quarterly, bases its rankings on arena attendance and special events.
The chief executive of The SSE Hydro and SECC, Peter Duthie, said:
“It has been an incredible journey for The SSE Hydro. To be positioned as the second busiest arena globally just fifteen months after opening is absolutely outstanding.
Mr Duthie added:
“We wouldn’t have received this accolade without the support of the artists, their promoters, our staff and of course the 1,045,344 fans that visited us last year.
“Looking ahead we won’t be slowing down, with over 90 performances already confirmed for 2015. The SSE Hydro is truly a world-class events venue with a world-class reputation”.
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