Mediolanum Forum, Milan The Forum, built in Assago (Milan) in 1990, is the most important multifunctional venue in the North of Italy where all big and prestigious national and international events are organized (concerts, sports competitions, exhibitions, conventions, etc.). It is built on three different levels for a total area of 40,000 sqm.: the main arena (with a parterre of 2.800 sqm.) has a maximum capacity of 12,700 seats; the ground floor houses two big halls (2.500 and 1.600 sqm.) mainly used for conventions and fairs as well as one of the largest sport area in Europe (20,000 sqm.) open to the public daily; the second level is a wide ring (5,800 smq) connected to the main arena stands and used to host gala dinners, small conventions, congresses or exclusive events. Each level can host a different event at the same time or they can be all connected together for a big event using all spaces.
Next to MEDIOLANUM FORUM is Teatro della Luna (1700 seats) built in 2003 and specialized in musicals productions. It is also used for corporate events, small concerts and comic shows.
MEDIOLANUM FORUM hosted important live events such as the show of Madonna, U2, George Michael, Sting, Bruce Springsteen, Ricky Martin, Robbie Williams, Depeche Mode, Carlos Santana, Norah Jones, Elton John, Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, James Taylor, Paul McCartney, Shakira, Lady Gaga, Lenny Kravitz, Bruno Mars, Rihanna the MTV Music Awards and many more. Among the sport events: the NBA Europe Live Tour, Volleyball World Championship 2010, Supercross, Boxe World Championship, Davis Cup Final, Basketball Regular Season and Euroleague, and upocoming the Euroleague Final Four.
MEDIOLANUM FORUM, is managed by ForumNet Group, the Italian network leader in the management of multifunctional venues such as PalaLottomatica in Rome and Teatro della Luna in Assago (Milan).