first direct arena in the Top 10 charts

The rankings list the Top 100 Arenas globally ranked by independent assessed ticket sales data and is seen as a key benchmark for success of a city�s venues.

Tony Watson, Director of Sales, Marketing and PR commented �the first direct arena team is delighted that their hard work in driving ticket sales and attracting the biggest names in the UK including the Killers Green Day, The Stone Roses and Queen + Adam Lambert has resulted in the arena being recognised as the 6th busiest arena in the world. This has had a massive positive economic impact, not only for the arena but for the Leeds and West Yorkshire region as a whole�