Pollstar Ranks Chartway Arena in 2022 Mid-Year Report

Oct 17     2022

Norfolk, VA – The OVG360-managed Chartway Arena, located on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA, is ranked #2 in the world for university arenas and #8 in the world for all arenas under 10,000 seats by Pollstar in their 2022 Mid-Year Worldwide Venue report. The events industry publication mid-year report highlights ticket sales for top tours, arenas, festivals, and amphitheaters.


Chartway Arena, celebrating 20 years this fall, is having a historic anniversary season.  Pollstar ranked Chartway Arena #86 overall in the U.S. regardless of size, an all-time high ranking for the arena.  The first half of this season has included shows by New Edition, Billy Strings, comedian Jo Koy, Playboi Carti, Gabriel Iglesias, All Elite Wrestling, Jeff Dunham, The Harlem Globetrotters, KEM & Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds, No Cap Comedy Tour, Trinity of Terror, Baby Shark, Blippi, Festival of Praise and The Isley Brothers.


“I want to thank the Hampton Roads community for their support of live events” says OVG360’s Mike Fryling, District General Manager of Chartway Arena. “We brought a diverse lineup of great shows to the area which the people of Hampton Roads have embraced, which allows us to continue to bring even more content to the region.  We especially would like to thank our promoter partners and the support of Old Dominion University who continue to be vital in helping us achieve these rankings.”