It’s no secret that plenty of business is achieved outside the board room. However, choosing the right venue can be just as difficult as signing the deal. USA Today has compiled a list of the top-ten stadiums based on experience and fan vote. When it’s time to step up the game (literally), here are the ten best places out of the state to entertain your clients (we’re still partial to MetLife Stadium here in New Jersey!)
10: Arrowhead Stadium – Kansas City, MO
Arrowhead Stadium is considered one of the most historic places in the United States for football, as well as epic tailgate parties. It also registers as the loudest, holding the Guinness World Record for noise.
9: CenturyLink Field – Seattle, WA
Home of the one-time champion Seattle Seahawks, the “12th Man” is celebrated here more than anywhere else in the United States. With plenty of attractions surrounding the stadium including Pioneer Square, there’s no wonder why Boeing and other companies entertain often at this stadium.
8: Raymond James Stadium – Tampa Bay, FL
Where else can you watch a football game alongside the bungalows of an old-world seashore, or aboard an actual pirate ship? Raymond James Stadium embraces the namesake of the home team, offering plenty of excellent views and entertainment options.
7: Mile High Stadium – Denver, CO
Just miles outside of downtown and a short walk to Larimer Square, Mile High Stadium offers entertainment options both on the way to the stadium, as well as inside. In addition, fans (and accountants) love this stadium for the locally sourced and affordable concessions.
6: Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, PA
Let’s face it – you haven’t seen true American football until you’ve seen tens of thousands of people waiving “The Terrible Towel.” A classic venue for sports fans, the home of the six-time champions offers plenty of excitement, including a $7 stadium tour that covers the history of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
5: AT&T Stadium – Arlington, TX
It goes without saying why the newest NFL stadium in the United States is on this list. The home of the Dallas Cowboys offers great sight lines, the most high-definition screens in football, and the best sight-lines for over 100,000 spectators.
4: Lucas Oil Stadium – Indianapolis
Lucas Oil Stadium is the new centerpiece of downtown Indianapolis. The entertainment starts with kickoff and often ends in the restaurants and bars that surround the arena.
3: M&T Bank Stadium – Baltimore, MD
In addition to the accessibility and excitement of Baltimore’s Arena District, M&T Bank Stadium is a definite fan favorite. In addition, if you don’t like stadium food, don’t be shy to bring your own!
2: Soldier Field – Chicago, IL
One of the most historic locations for football, Soldier Field pays homage to tradition. Opened in 1924, a recent $500 million facelift gave new life to the stadium, including more concessions and entertainment options.
1: Lambeau Field – Green Bay, WI
It’s the house that Vince Lombardi built, and don’t think the locals have forgotten this fact. But for Lambeau, football wouldn’t be associated with brats, “cheeseheads,” or the Lambeau Leap.
When it’s time to entertain, there may be no better place than these ten best stadiums. When you pair a stadium trip with limousine service, you can focus on your clients – and leave the driving to us.
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