Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

Here you can find out all about The ACC Liverpool Group, which includes M&S Bank Arena, in facts and figures – how many visitors we’ve had, how many events we’ve staged and much more besides…

In our first year we attracted more than 618,000 visitors to 269 events across the event campus, generating an economic impact of £207million to the city region. Since opening, we have attracted more than 7 million visitors to 3,800 events across our entire site and generated £1.6bn in economic benefit for the local economy.

In 2018…

In the financial year 2017 – 18, The ACC Liverpool Group delivered £193m in economic benefit for the Liverpool city region bringing the overall economic impact since the complex opened to more than £1.6bn.  During the same period, 248 events – a variety of national and international conferences; public and trade exhibitions and entertainment events - took place attracting 750,000 delegates and visitors.

Significant Events

The arena has played host to a raft of significant events from both the world of music and entertainment and sport.  The venue has been the venue of choice for the MOBO Awards, the MTV Europe Music Awards, the GB Judo World Cup, the British Gymnastics Championships and Davis Cup Tennis, to name but a few.  In 2018 an exciting line-up of superstars from the world of music, comedy, sport and theatre performed including Roger Waters, Kylie, Sir Paul McCartney and the Liverpool International Horse Show. Highlights for 2019 include Strictly Come Dancing, Little Mix, the Netball World Cup and Rod Stewart.  The venue will host the 2022 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships.