The $75 million crown jewel of
The 12,000 plus capacity Van Andel Arena is managed by SMG, the leading private management company for public assembly facilities worldwide. The Arena was named in recognition of the largest benefactor, Jay and Betty Van Andel.
Van Andel Arena and
as Neil Diamond, Disney On Ice, NCAA Hockey Regional Championships, the AFL
Arena Bowl XV game, Detroit Pistons exhibition games and Elton John have
demonstrated the Arena's versatility.
Other event highlights include Kenny Chesney, World Wrestling Entertainment, Eric Clapton, Barenaked Ladies, Blue Man Group, Michael BublÃ©, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Who, The Eagles, Bob Seger, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Harlem Globetrotters, The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Cirque du Soleil.
In addition to extensive entertainment options, Van Andel Arena is quickly carving a niche in the business world as a first-class facility for tradeshows, exhibitions, seminars and conferences.