American Bank CenterEdit profile
The American Bank Center is an event arena, located in Corpus Christi, Texas, USA, that has a split-tiered seating system.
It serves host to many meetings and conventions, tradeshows and exhibitions, live performances and sporting events and is home to the Corpus Christi IceRays Tier II Jr. A ice hockey team, the Corpus Christi Hammerheads Indoor Football Team, and the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Men's and Women's NCAA Basketball teams.
It is owned by the city of Corpus Christi, Texas and managed by SMG. The in-house catering company is Centerplate, a company that offers special event consulting and custom catering for food and beverage requirements.
Other events that have been hosted include WWE and Cirque du Soleil-Delirium, among others.
In 2007 the arena was the site for a controversial event in the WWE, As the same day as the schedualed show, superstar Chris Benoit died. The show was cancelled and fans received a full refund for their tickets, a definite rare occurrence for the company.
- Grand Foyer Lobby with luxurious view of Corpus Christi Bay
- WIFI Hot Hot Spots
- Capacity to host groups of all sizes
- A 27,000-square-foot (2,500 m2) Ballroom divisible into two rooms
- A 20,000-square-foot (1,900 m2) Ballroom divisible into four rooms
- Large pre-function space facing the Corpus Christi Bay
- Large catering kitchen to serve all venues
- Audio/Visual and data communications available
- Hockey 8156 Seats
- Basketball 9460 Seats
- Arena Football 8000 Seats
- End Stage Concert 10,585 Seats
- Center Stage Sports 10,712 Seats