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Seating

*curtain available for reduced capacity configurations Mitchell Center Arena

Parking
450 parking spots located on the South side of the building
2,000 parking spots within a 5 minute walk
2,000 additional parking spots within a 10 minute walk
Exhibit / Meeting Floor Square Footage

Dimensions

Reception

Banquet

Exhibition

Arena Floor

160’ x 113’ (18,080 sq ft)

1,500

800

104 Booths

John Counts Room

82’ x 44’ (3,608 sq ft

350

150

Grand Globe Lobby

45’ x 94’ (4,230 sq ft)

500

180

Room 1102

25’ x 32’ (800 sq ft)

40

40

Room 1106

25’ x 32’ (800 sq ft)

40

40

Room 1101

34’ x 57 (1,710 sq ft)

Tiered levels with 173 fixed desks

*The concourse areas are available for exhibitions. Please contact the event coordinator

(Maximum room capacities determined by room set up.)

Show Power
Stage left 1600 amp.    
Stage right 600 amp.
400 amp.
1,300 amp.
200 amp.    
Exterior-Load in Ramp 200 amp. (2)    
Rigging
Open grid-floor to steel 63'8"    
Back Stage / Hospitality
Available for meetings, banquets, conventions & exhibitions
  • In-House Catering
  • Four Dressing Rooms
  • One Training Room
  • Two Locker Rooms
  • One Production Office
  • VIP Room(John Counts Room) – capacity of 150 buffet style. The JCR has a private restroom and entrance. Partition available for artist hospitality. This room can be separated into two rooms, 44' x 50' and 44' x 32'.
  • Two Classrooms – 25’x32’ (each)
  • One Classroom fully carpeted, theater-style seating for 173 (34' x 57')

  • Equipment / Arena Amenities
  • 60’ X 40’ Stage Height 4 – 6 feet
  • Twelve 4’ x 6’ x 12" risers
  • 25 pcs. crowd barricades
  • 80’ Stage barricade
  • Clark Forklift – electric, 2 Ton Capacity
  • 1400 Clairon Chairs
  • 2 camera areas at midlevel, 2 at upper level
  • 4 spotlights (Xxenon's Super Trooper 2,000 watts, 2 HMI-portable)
  • Mackie Mixing Console SR 32.4
  • Assisted Listening System
  • Portable basketball floor
  • A/V equipment
  • Computerized curtaining system
  • Stage curtaining system
  • Handicap Accessible

  • Special Equipment
  • Theatrical Curtain Rear Traveler 30’x60’
  • Legs (2) 30’x30’
  • Valance 25’x80’
  • Lighting – 36 Source4Pars
  • Video System Scoreboard (8 side – 4 with video)
  • 16 Concourse Monitors
  • Production Area
  • PA System Bose Corporation Equipment (14,000 watts of power)
  • Sound Control Room

  • Loading Docks and Tunnels
  • 2 Doors at the loading dock 12’x14’ and 8’x10’

  • Marquees, Message Centers & Readerboard
  • Highly visible Marquee on south side of the building.

  • Ticketing
  • 16 event ticket windows
  • 2 Daily Operation Ticket Windows
  • Ticketmaster System

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