The O2 – Discover More About The Venue
The O2 Arena, formerly the Millennium Dome was leased in 2001 and work on the entertainment complex begun two years later. The O2 arena as we know it now was finished in 2007. The innovative seating arrangement is fully transferable meaning the ground can transform into ice, a basketball court or even venue hire plus much more. This showcases one of the reasons why the O2 is the go to venue for many events.
Popular Events At The O2
There’s a whole range of different events hosted at the O2 throughout the year making it an ideal destination for entertainment. Since 2008, the arena has played host to Capital’s Jingle Bell Ball, a highlight for music fans. This minifestival attracts thousands of music fans year on year for this special winter event. Highlights over the years have seen the likes of Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber and Kylie Minogue all perform at the ball.
Since 2009 it has played host to the ATP World Tour Finals. A highly anticipated tournament within men’s tennis. Each year the most elite tennis players compete to see who will be crowned the winner of men’s tennis. We can’t wait to see the event return again in 2019.
Record Breaking Moments
Back in 2007, the arena made it’s place in worldwide history and was dubbed the third most popular venue behind Maddison Square Garden and Manchester Arena. The O2 is only open around seven months throughout the year, however, despite this, it continues to break records with ticket sales year on year. For the last few years, it has consecutively sold the most tickets for concerts and shows making it the worlds busiest arena.
It has twice won the Pollstar Venue of the year award both in 2016 and 2017. With other awards dubbing it as best music venue and top arena.
You can experience all the wonders of the O2 Arena first hand with our exclusive 2019 hospitality for the ATP World Tour Finals. Tick off this bucket list event and treat the tennis enthusiasts amongst your clients to a VIP experience worth savouring.