Seventeen years after opening, the arena billed as the sports and entertainment capitol of the world underwent a facelift. “We realized that when we were doing a top-to bottom assessment of the arena three years ago that we were coming up on the shelf life of what a suite should look like” -Lee Zeidman, Staples Center President. Despite being the world’s most profitable sports stadium, Staples Center was faced with competition from newer arenas like every other venue.
MEIS unveiled 170 upgraded suites, along with 16 event suites and premium level concession stands. Utilizing an extremely cost effective approach, MEIS repositioned the suites and club level concessions at a cost of only 25K per suite. Suite holders are now offered contemporary design and enhanced flexibility