The Barclaycard Arena, previously known as the Birmingham National Indoor Arena (NIA), opened in 1991. Since then, over four million visitors have enjoyed an extensive variety of sports, entertainment and music at the large scale NIA. The Barclaycard Arena is located in the centre of Birmingham. The Barclaycard Arena is one of the most sought after, and busiest, indoor sporting and entertainment venues in Europe. The venue has a total capacity of 13,000 attendants.