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Disney on Ice showcases Claudelands’ versatility

Disney on Ice showcases Claudelands’ versatility
August 13, 2014

Hamilton's Claudelands Arena recently showed off its flexibility as a venue by hosting the Disney On Ice spectacular.

The New Zealand venue hosted 10 sold-out Disney On Ice presents Treasure Trove shows across four days from 24th to 27th July, attracting more than 30,000 event-goers from throughout Hamilton, Waikato, Bay Of Plenty and the North Island.

Commenting on the success, Hamilton City Council (H3) Director of Business Development and Marketing Murray Jeffrey stated "hosting Disney On Ice was a huge exercise but was well worth it to see so many people having a great time at our venue.

“For some this was the first time they’d experienced Claudelands and we’ve received lots of great feedback from event-goers.”

Around 80 Disney On Ice cast and crew members were in Hamilton for the event, which required 20x12 metre containers of equipment, and Claudelands employed around 60 extra staff to help with the five-day set-up, as well as assist during the shows.

The venue also hosted two other events over the same period.

Jeffrey added “the beauty of Claudelands is that it was purposely designed to be able to cater to multiple events side-by-side without impacting on one another.

“Even with a large, multi-show operation like Disney On Ice in the arena, we were also able to seamlessly host an awards function in our conference rooms and a car show in our outdoor exhibition space, all over the same weekend.”

Click here to visit the Claudelands website.


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