CTS EVENTIM gives the go-ahead for Italy’s largest and most innovative multipurpose arena – TREVI commissioned with first construction phase.


Munich/Milan, 25 May 2023. CTS EVENTIM, one of the leading international providers of
ticketing services and live entertainment, has commissioned TREVI with the first construction
phase of the Arena Santa Giulia in Milan. This marks the start of of the largest and most modern
multifunctional hall in Italy and the accompanying development of the new Santa Giulia district.
Renowned architect David Chipperfield joined forces with international consultants Arup on the

Civil engineering company TREVI is already setting up the construction site and will start
driving in the first piles that will form the new arena’s deep foundations. In parallel, the general
contractor to build the arena will be chosen over the coming weeks.

The planned construction of the new arena, which will hold up to 16,000 people, is expected
to take around two and a half years. The project design includes a piazza with more than
10,000 square metres of space for summer festivals and open-air events. The ensemble will
be a prime location for national and international live events, and will be part of CTS
EVENTIM’s portfolio of world-class venues.

Klaus-Peter Schulenberg, CEO of CTS EVENTIM, says: “We are now looking forward to the
next phase of construction. TREVI has decades of experience with this type of specialised
foundation work, which will ensure a successful start to the arena’s construction. Together, we
aim to create a high-quality events venue in Italy that will transform Milan into an attractive hub
for the sports and entertainment industries with a global reach.”

CTS EVENTIM is a leading international provider of ticketing services and live entertainment.
About 250 million tickets per year are marketed using the Company’s systems – through
physical box offices and mobile/online portals. These portals operate under brands such as
eventim.de, oeticket.com, ticketcorner.ch, ticketone.it and entradas.com. The CTS EVENTIM
Group also includes a number of companies promoting concerts, tours, and festivals such as
Rock am Ring, Rock im Park, Hurricane, Southside, and Lucca Summer. According to
Pollstar’s global rankings for 2022, the EVENTIM Group is the third-biggest promoter in the
world. In addition, CTS EVENTIM operates some of Europe’s most renowned venues, for
example the LANXESS Arena in Cologne, the K.B. Hallen in Copenhagen, the Waldbühne in
Berlin, and the EVENTIM Apollo in London. CTS Eventim AG & Co. KGaA (ISIN DE
0005470306) has been listed on the stock exchange since 2000 and is a member of the MDAX
segment. In 2022, the Group generated revenue of EUR 1.9 billion across more than 20

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