Greenville, S.C., arena adds sensory suite after success of skating event Arena guests take a selfie in the sensory suite that opened March 30 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C. (Courtesy Bon Secours Wellness Arena)  In an effort to include guests with autism and sensory needs at events, Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C., unveiled its sensory suite recently at a Kelly Clarkson concert. Arena officials felt they weren’t catering to a segment of fans who up to now have chosen not to attend events at their venue because of sensory issues. The loud sounds and flashing lights associated with concerts and sporting events trigger anxiety for those fans. “They were staying home. Siblings, parents and individuals with special needs weren’t able to enjoy live entertainment,” said General Manager Beth Paul, who has worked for the 15,900 capacity arena since 2007. The venue is owned by a… Continue Reading ‘A Real Opportunity to Be a Part’
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