Since officially opening in 2005, Ricoh Arena has become a world-class destination in Coventry. The main stadium can accommodate more than 32,000 spectators, with the capacity rising to 40,000 for music events, the arena is home to Premiership Rugby Team Wasps and Wasps'Netball Team.
Since the official opening, Ricoh Arena has witnessed some unforgettable sporting moments – from Coventry-born Andy Goode setting an Aviva Premiership Rugby record, with the most points scored in a single match – to Wasps recording their biggest ever win in the Champions Cup.
The arena had its record attendance to a sporting event in 2015 with 32,019 Wasps and Leicester Tigers fans showing their support in the local derby.
Major international football events have also graced the arena’s pitch, including twelve Olympic tournament matches, the Women’s FA Cup Final and a number of England U21 international matches.
Ricoh Arena has played host to some of the world’s biggest entertainment acts including: Oasis, Muse, Bruce Springsteen, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Take That, Pink, Coldplay, Rihanna, Rolling Stones most recently, Jess Glynne, Spice Girls and Bon Jovi.
Not only are we a major international sporting stadium, we are also one of the country's leading conference and exhibition destinations, having won numerous national awards and servicing event organisers big and small.
The Ericsson Exhibition Hall also doubles up as one of the UK's most popular indoor sport and music arenas - with a concert capacity of c.12,000 - it has played host to artists such as Jess Glynne and Craig David and welcomed fans to watch Champion of Champions Snooker and Davis Cup tennis.
We are also the home venue of Wasps Netball - the Vitality Super-league Champions for 2017.