Record year for The O2

2015 was a record-breaking year for The O2 after being crowned the world’s busiest venue for the eighth year running and welcoming an arena attendance of 2,076,553.

The 15th millionth arena ticket was sold to an Olly Murs fan.

The O2 continued to provide entertainment with global artists including; One Direction, U2 and Fleetwood Mac, and sporting events including the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, only NBA season game played outside the US and world class boxing were listed as top events of the year.

2015 also saw some exciting new spaces announced at The O2 including The Quadrant that hosted the likes of the Moscow State Circus and the British Street Food Festival.

Conference Week was announced for September 2016, proving The O2’s dedication to supporting corporate brands as well as major music and sporting events.

The Elvis exhibition treated fans to an intimate peek at the rock and roll icon’s treasured possessions. It saw over 200,000 fans visit from all over Europe to witness his iconic outfits, classic cars and lavish lifestyle.

Rebecca Kane Burton, general manager of The O2, said: “2015 was an amazing year for The O2 with new records set, new residencies established and three new members of our 21 Club. The team is excited about 2016 with a fantastic mix of music, entertainment and sporting fixtures already in the diary.”

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