The seats at Vivint Arena are getting an upgrade. The Utah Jazz announced Monday that the green plastic chairs that have been a part of the arena since it opened in 1991 will be replaced with cushioned blue seats thoughout the arena as a part of the building’s renovation efforts that will be completed by this fall.
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In addition to the seating change, the Jazz announced there will also be formation of a “super club” on level two with space for 1,700 guests. The space will wrap around two-thirds of the arena and include open social spaces with a variety of meal options.
Qualtrics has been interested in a relationship with the NBA and had a brief discussion with the Jazz on arena naming rights. There is a business component to the relationships. Qualtrics is investing money in the Jazz and will provide the franchise with valuable information on the fan experience.
Andy Larsen: Steve Starks said the Jazz haven’t decided what color the new seats will be. Maybe even still green! I’d be surprised, though.
Andy Larsen: Jazz will reveal Vivint Arena renovation plans next Wed, Sept. 21, at 1:30 PM. Gail Miller, Steve Starks, Jim Olson speaking.
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