INTRUST BANK ARENA CONTINUES TO DOMINATE SOCIAL MEDIA RANKINGS IN 2015

Wichita, Kan. (February 12, 2015) – The SMG-managed INTRUST Bank Arena ranked #1 in the US and #3 in the world among mid-size venues in the most recent edition of the Venues Today Social Media Power 100 Chart, released in their February issue. The chart ranks venues’ social media reach using a number of publicly available data points among Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare and Instagram.

“Social media is an ever-changing landscape and it’s such a fun and unique challenge to keep up with it,” said SMG Director of Sales & Marketing, Christine Pileckas. “We’re excited to kick off 2015 with a brand-new social media contest for fans with our 5-Star Fan Experience promotion. One Five-Star Fan Experience will be given away for each of our 5th Anniversary Concert Series shows and will include tickets, limousine transportation, hotel stays and dinner in the Arena’s exclusive Cox Lounge.”

Venues Today prequalifies more than 400 venues for consideration and weights scores for venue size and market size. This chart uses a weighted ranking curve so readers can quickly compare engagement within their own size category. INTRUST Bank Arena falls in the 10,001 to 15,000 capacity category and ranked 3rd within the category. Leading the rankings in this category are Budweiser Gardens in London, Ontario and The SSE Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland.