About the Spectrum Center
The arena hosts more than 150 events a year, ranging from a variety of live entertainment such as professional and amateur sporting competitions to national and international draws such as The Rolling Stones, Taylor Swift and U2. The state-of-the-art entertainment destination was a $265 million investment Charlotte made in the heart of Uptown.
The CRVA manages back-of-house operations for the arena including, but not limited to, facility services, maintenance, cleaning and changeovers for events. In addition to creating a high level of excitement and fan support, the arena is within steps of more than 200 restaurants and nightlife destinations, major attractions and public transportation options, establishing it as one of the community’s crown jewels.
The CRVA is proud to manage and operate many of the Queen City's most treasured City of Charlotte-owned assets.
Host of the 2019 NBA All-Star Game
The 2019 NBA All-Star Game was one of the biggest sporting events Charlotte has ever hosted, reaching fans in more than 200 countries, bringing an estimated 150,000 people to the city and generating $87.7 million economic impact. More than 150 related events took place at venues across the city, including Spectrum Center, Bojangles Coliseum and the Charlotte Convention Center. As home of the host team, the Charlotte Hornets, the Spectrum Center was at the epicenter of the action with the 68thannual NBA All-Star Game and State Farm All-Star Saturday Night.