|Location:||Birmingham, United Kingdom|
Barclaycard Arena is the largest indoor sporting arena as well as an entertainment venue in Birmingham, established in 1991.The stadium has both permanent and temporary seating facilities. It was inaugurated by Linford Christie who was an athlete by profession. At present, it is managed by NEC Group. The renovation that included new pre-show hospitality elements, a new glazed facade, three "sky needle" light sculptures and a showpiece entrance of the arena was started in 2012 that took around two years to complete. The renovation's designs were made by Broadway Malyan and constructed by Royal BAM Group. It hosts a variety of events including concerts with performances of celebrities (such as Michael Flatley, Mariah Carey), business conferences, and exhibitions.