May 24, 2017

Golden 1 Center Wins Industry’s Top Honor, Sports Business Journal’s Sports Facility of the Year

Annual Award Selected by Sports Business Leaders

Sacramento, Calif. — At the 2017 Sports Business Awards in New York City, Golden 1 Center was honored as the Sports Facility of the Year by the Sports Business Journal. Kings Owner and Chairman Vivek Ranadivé released the following statement after accepting the award on behalf of the Sacramento Kings, Golden 1 Center and Sacramento:

"We committed to build one of the world’s greatest sports and entertainment facilities for Sacramento, and it is humbling to be recognized by our peers and industry-leaders as the best in class. Golden 1 Center represents the passion of a community, an icon of civic pride, and Sacramento’s rise as a world-class city. We’re excited about the future of Sacramento and how Golden 1 Center will continue to serve the region.”

The Sacramento Kings and Golden 1 Center have been recognized for achievements in design, innovation, technology and sustainability. Recent awards and distinctions include:

Sports Facility of the Year by Sports Business Journal
for US ticket sales in 2017 as ranked by Pollstar
Sold Out Concerts, Events & Games in our first 15 months