WiZink Center – Sports Palace Community of Madrid
WiZink Center, former Sports Palace Community of Madrid, Spain’s most versatile multipurpose space is an example of sports and cultural promotion thanks to its extensive experience in the management of sporting events, shows, concerts, cultural and corporate events.
WiZink Bank, S.A. is the main sponsor of the Sports Palace of the Community of Madrid. The agreement places inside the purchase by WiZink of Barclaycard, the business of Barclays’s credit cards in Spain and Portugal. WiZink is a bank specialized in credit cards and simple savings solutions to meet the daily needs of customers.
Basketball represents the main thrust of the venue, being the headquarters of Real Madrid and Movistar Estudiantes, a place where in total there have been 57 sporting events in 2016.
The pavilion has closed 2016 as the best year of its history since its inauguration in 1960 and is confirmed for the third consecutive year as the space with the largest number of events organized in Spain and the second at European level. If in 2014 were celebrated 121, in 2015 they were 131, an increase of 8%. At the end of 2016, the total balance was 135 events, which represents an increase of 3% compared to 2015.
Modular rooms, fitting rooms, stands, enclosures and poster panels
It is necessary to emphasize important events as 3 ª edition of Madrid Oktoberfest with more than 25.000 assistants; and the success of the corporate events and family shows, as Salón mi Empresa or the shows of WLive, Disney On Ice and Harlem Globetrotters.