SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT ARENAS & STADIUMS

HAMILTON, ONTARIO

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OVERVIEW

FIRSTONTARIO CENTRE

Core Entertainment is the entertainment powerhouse that drives FirstOntario Centre, FirstOntario Concert Hall, and The Studio. Core Entertainment is devoted to serving as a leader in entertainment for Hamilton, Southwestern Ontario, and Canada, by consistently providing our fans with outstanding customer service, unique experiences and everlasting memories.

 
 

VENUE INFO

Location
 

101 York Boulevard
Hamilton, ON

L8R 3L4

Accessibility & Parking


Closest Airport: John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport

Car

Onsite Parking Lot (Paid)

Limited Parking Available for Event Organizers Around the Venue Perimeter

Nearby Attractions


Restaurants

Waterfalls

Dundurn Castle

Art Gallery of Hamilton

Bayfront Waterfront Trail

Support


Business Hours
Email
Phone
Dedicated Event Manager

Languages

 

English

Spanish
Chinese

Event Spaces

 

2 Main Event Spaces with Many Supporting Rooms

Capacity*


Reception Max: 1,750 attendees (In Bowl on Floor) and 1,000 attendees (Trade Show)

Reception Min: 500 attendees (In Bowl on Floor) and 200 attendees (Trade Show)

Seated Max: 18,149 attendees (In Bowl 360 Setup)

Seated Min: 7,089 attendees (In Bowl Theatre Setup)

Event Types

 

Awards Ceremonies
Benefits
Cocktail/Networking Receptions
Conferences
Livestream Events
Meetings
Premieres/Opening Events
Product Launches/Promo Events
Executive/Corporate Retreats
Seminars/Workshops
Trade Shows/Expos
Training/Team Building
Wedding/Social Events
Private Events

Sporting Events

Concerts

 

ROOMS & CAPACITIES

Capacities subject to change due to COVID restrictions and regulations.

 

AMENITIES

AV & Lighting
 

In-House Audio Visual
Microphones
Computer/Laptop
Projector
Projector Screen
TV Screens
Video Conferencing
Uplighting
Spotlighting
Rigging Points

If Not In-House, Can Work With Various Venue Partners to Secure

Catering
 

In-House Catering Required
In-House Liquor License

Design & Decor
 

In-House Chairs
In-House Tables
Built-In Stage
Moveable Risers & Platforms
Branding Opportunities
Art Collection/Special Exhibit/Installation
Cement Floor

Planning & Production
 

Dedicated Event Manager
AV Technician
Lighting Professional
Sound Professional
Full Service Staff
Catering Manager

Venue
 

ADA Compliant
Exhibit Hall
Green Room/Speaker Ready Room
Meeting Rooms
Storage/Back of House Operations
Men's Bathrooms
Women's Bathrooms
Unisex Bathrooms

Other
 

All-Inclusive
Partial Buyout
Full Venue Buyout
Back Up Generators

WiFi (Free)

Only Service Animals Permitted

 

SAFETY & SECURITY

COVID-19 Prevention
 

Sanitation Stations
Hourly Cleanings
Individually Packaged F&B
Socially Distant Floor Plans
Onsite First-Aid

Security
 

In-House Security Team
Full Video Surveillance System

 

INDUSTRY & AWARDS

Preferred Partners
 

Hotel: Sheraton 
Beer and Cider: Labatt
Wine and Spirits: Corby's
Financial Institution: FirstOntario Credit Union 
Carbonated/Non-Carbonated Beverages: Pepsi

Affiliations
 

City of Hamilton 
Tourism Hamilton

Awards & Recognition
 

Pollstar Magazine:

Hot Spots of the Touring Industry

#41 Out of 200 in the World

#4 in Ontario

2019

 

Venue Host:

Canadian Country Music Awards

The Juno's

HUM Awards

World Synchronized Skating

 

CONTACT

bizba.sh/firstontariocentre  |  matt.mcdowall@spectraxp.com |  (905) 546-4021

101 YORK BOULEVARD  |  HAMILTON, ON L8R 3L4

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*Capacities may differ based on local COVID regulations.

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