Bob Seger Concert - Ford Center
Evansville, Ind. - On Tuesday, June 5th Ford Center Executive Director Scott Schoenike presented the 2012 first quarter update to the Evansville Redevelopment Commission. Schoenike reported that the facility hosted 60 event performances during this time frame.
Since its opening in November 2011, Ford Center has generated over $16 million in sales of tickets, merchandise, food and beverage and other items. Throughout its inaugural season, the state-of-the-art facility hosted 118 events and drew residents to Evansville’s downtown while spurring additional business growth. “Our first season of operation has proven to be a success due to the overwhelming support of Evansville and the region.
Ford Center has become the catalyst for economic development in Downtown Evansville,” stated Schoenike.
FORD CENTER INAUGURAL SEASON NUMBERS
- 6,869,134 ounces sold of beverages
- 339,951 units sold of beverages
- 47,528 units sold of popcorn
- 28,436 units sold of soft pretzels
- 24,499 units sold of hot dogs/sausages
- 22,277 units sold of nachos
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