Qudos Arena in Sydney had over one million punters through the turnstyles in 2018.
The exact amount was 1,066,607, a record for the venue.
2018 events at Qudos Arena included Cher, Panic! At the Disco, Katy Perry, Sam Smith, Céline Dion, Kendrick Lamar, Niall Horan, Shania Twain, Robbie Williams, Imagine Dragons, The Killers, Harry Styles, 21 Pilots, Lana Del Ray, Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, Fall Out Boy, Queen + Adam Lambert, Roger Waters, The Wiggles, Paramore, Russell Peters, Carl Barron, Hacken Lee x Joey Yung, Tony Robbins, Mayday, Jacky Cheung, Supremacy Australia, Invictus Games 2018, Disney on Ice, CrossFit Games 2018, Harlem Globetrotters, Mrs Brown’s Boys, Aus-X Open, Intel Extreme Masters, Professional Bull Riders Wold Cup, Ice Hockey Classics (USA V Canada), School Spectacular 2018, Grease – The Arena Experience.
Pink played nine shows and broke the record for most ticket sales for any artist, Bruno Mars played five shows and broke the record of ticket sales for a male artist. Kevin Hart did two show and sold more tickets than any other comedy act at the venue.
Steve Hevern, General Manager of Qudos Bank Arena said “Qudos Bank Arena hosted over 110 ticketed shows throughout 2018, and with that level of event activity likely to continue in 2019, we couldn’t be happier for Kayla who will get to enjoy even more great events over the next 12 months. 2018 was a special year, and the huge accomplishments is credit to the entire team that work so hard every day to provide our clients, patrons and guests with outstanding customer service that keeps them coming back”.
Qudos Arena opened for the Sydney Olympics in 2000. It is operated by AEG Ogden.