|Location||1901 South Oneida Street|
Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin 54304, U.S.
|Operator||PMI Entertainment Group|
|Capacity||10,200 (Arena bowl)|
7,500 (End-Stage Concerts)
8,709 (Ice Hockey)
8,600 (Indoor Football)
|Broke ground||June 30, 2000|
|Opened||August 24, 2002|
|Construction cost||$45 million|
($64.7 million in 2020 dollars )
|Architect|| Odell Associates Inc. |
|Structural engineer||Geiger Engineers|
|Services engineer||Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.|
|General contractor||Miron Construction|
| Green Bay Phoenix (NCAA) (2002–present)|
Green Bay Gamblers (USHL) (2002–present)
Green Bay Blizzard (IFL) (2003–present)
Green Bay Chill (LFL) (2011–2013)
The Resch Center is a 10,200-seat multi-purpose arena, in Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin, United States built in 2002. It is the home of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay Phoenix men's basketball team, the Green Bay Gamblers ice hockey team, and the Green Bay Blizzard indoor football team. The arena also hosts the annual high school girl's volleyball and girl's basketball tournaments for the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association under a long-term agreement.
It was named for executive Dick Resch of a local office furniture company KI Industries,which holds the arena's naming rights.
The arena was built next to the existing Brown County Veterans Memorial Arena and across the street from Lambeau Field on a site formerly home to the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame from 1976 until 2001.
The arena is inside the boundaries of Ashwaubenon, but holds a Green Bay address.
Thirteen of the top 15 attendance crowds at the center have been concerts.
1. Elton John: 10,414 (May 30, 2003)
2. Shania Twain: 10,367 (June 3, 2004)
3. Metallica: 9,974 (September 27, 2004)
4. Jason Aldean: 9,885 (February 16, 2012)
5. Elton John: 9,765 (April 17, 2010)
6. Eric Church: 9,757 (November 20, 2014)
7. Bill Engvall and Larry The Cable Guy: 9,687 (February 24, 2012)
8. Eric Church: 9,619 (January 21, 2017)
9. UW-Green Bay vs. Wisconsin Badgers basketball: 9,301 (November 16, 2013)
10. Bon Jovi: 9,282 (October 22, 2013)
11. Aerosmith: 9,119 (April 24, 2004)
12. Neil Diamond: 9,061 (November 4, 2008)
13. Carrie Underwood: 9,031 (May 5, 2016)
14. Eagles: 8,985 (October 18, 2003)
15. Eagles: 8,601 (June 7, 2015)
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The NCAA Division I Hockey Midwest Regional returned to the Resch Center March 26–27, 2011, hosted by Michigan Technological University.
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