BOK Up For Top Arena

altTulsa’s BOK Center has been nominated by Pollstar, the concert industry’s leading publication, for “Arena of the Year.”

The winner will be announced February 17 at the annual Pollstar awards ceremony in Los Angeles.

,It’s the second year in a row the BOK center, managed by SMG, has been nominated. Last year the downtown facility was nominated for “Best New Major Concernt of the Year.” The winner of that was the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.
This year, the BOK Center is up against: Air Canada Centre (Toronto, ON), HP Pavilion (San Jose, CA), Madison Square Garden (New York, NY), Sommet Center (Nashville, TN), Sprint Center (Kansas City, MO), Staples Center (Los Angeles, CA), Xcel Energy Center (Saint Paul, MN)

 Again for the second year in a row, the BOC’s John Bolton was nominated for “Facility Executive of the Year” award.

“These awards are like the Oscars for people in our industry,” Bolton said. “It truly is an honor just to be nominated, but of course we would love to win.”