Showsec Success at Bonus Arena

7 August 2019

Since the state-of-the-art, £36m Bonus Arena opened its doors in July 2018, Showsec have been providing bespoke security operations for Bonus Arena.

As a market-leader in the provision of crowd management and security for major UK arenas, Showsec offer a flexible approach and work to meet the client’s criteria in providing external security, back of house duties ensuring the safety of the arena’s guests, staff and acts and working alongside the arena’s hosts whom manage customer service inside the venue.

From major touring concerts, to live stand-up comedy, family-friendly performances and sporting events – the Bonus Arena in Hull delivers a spectacular schedule of events for up to 3,500 people nightly.

With a stellar line-up, the arena has welcomed headline acts including; Catfish and the Bottlemen, Madness, and The Courteeners. Boyzone and the X Factor live tour also took to the stage, with Showsec staff managing the movement of artists from behind the scenes, to the stage.

Showsec takes the time to understand the Bonus Arena’s aspirations and make them work. Forging a close relationship with the venue operator and promoter, Showsec has become an integral part of shaping positive audience experiences no matter what the event.

Tim Barlow, Sheffield Operations Executive who is Head of Security at the Bonus Arena, says “Since the opening of the Bonus Arena, we have worked closely with the venue to ensure customers have a safer and enjoyable experience.

We will be continually working with the venue across their busy calendar of exciting events!”

Dan Harris, General Manager for the Bonus Arena, said: “The safety of our guests is of paramount importance. We rely on the fantastic relationship we have with Showsec to enable us to ensure everyone has an enjoyable experience when they visit the Bonus Arena.”

Bonus Arena was the sole venue in England to feature in the ’20 Venues To Watch’ list by prestigious US publication Billboard, and Showsec are delighted to work alongside the venue transforming the Yorkshire entertainment scene.


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