Golden 1 Center Awarded 2019 Smart Stars Honor for Best Special-Event Venue Category

Today, Golden 1 Center was announced as the recipient of the international 2019 Smart Stars Best-Special Event Venue Award by Smart Meetings.

Smart Meetings is a premiere media brand that celebrates planners’ choices for hotels, resorts, properties, cruise lines, and conference and convention centers throughout the world. The 35 winning properties and destinations were hand selected by members of Smart Meetings professionals based on the success of meetings and events.

“It is an honor to be recognized by such a prestigious group of planners and meetings professionals,” said Sacramento Kings President of Business Operations John Rinehart. “At Golden 1 Center we are committed to offering a premier guest experience throughout a wide range of innovative, best in class spaces that are perfectly suited for any occasion.”

“The Smart Stars Awards celebrate top-notch brands that serve communities throughout the world with unwavering excellence and dedication to service and experience,” said Smart Meetings Founder and CEO Marin Bright. “Golden 1 Center has proven itself to be more than a sports arena by showcasing itself as an entertainment destination for all occasions.”

Last year, Golden 1 Center announced an upgrade and expansion of the event booking program with over 20 event spaces available for private rentals and ultimate customization for a wide range of experiences. In addition, customers interested in hosting private events have access to a fully integrated event management team and innovative culinary team with flexible and affordable pricing options to meet a wide range of budgets and needs.

For more information about the spaces available for rent and bookings, email [email protected] or visit

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