The SAP Center has been ranked as the #1 arena in the Bay Area for 2018 by Pollstar Magazine. In the same poll of the Top-200 venues worldwide, SAP Center ranked No. 12 in North America and No. 25 overall. The rankings are according to the publication’s year-end report, which includes events held between November 23, 2017 through November 21, 2018. In that time, SAP Center hosted more than 100 non-sporting events.
SAP Center has hosted several world-class, championship sporting events, including: the 2016 Stanley Cup Final; two Olympic Trials for USA Gymnastics (2012 & 2016); four NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Western Regional Finals (1997, 2002, 2007, & 2017); the Pac-10 Women’s Basketball Tournament (2003-07); 1999 NCAA Division I Women’s Final Four; and three U.S. Figure Skating Championships (1996, 2012, & 2018). In addition, SAP Center also hosted the NHL’s All-Star Game in 1997 and will host it again this month (Jan. 26). Over the last ten years, SAP Center’s economic impact on the City of San Jose has been almost $4 Billion.
Congrats SAP Center and go Sharks!