|Broke ground||November, 2002|
|Opened||September 2, 2005|
|Construction cost||€70 million|
|Architect||Hentrich – Petschnigg & Partner KG|
|Tenants||Adler Mannheim (DEL) (2005-present)|
Rhein-Neckar Löwen (Bundesliga (handball)) (2005-present)
|Capacity||15,000 (concerts) |
SAP Arena is an arena in Mannheim, Germany. It is primarily used for ice hockey and handball, and is the home arena of the ice hockey club Adler Mannheim and the handball club "Rhein-Neckar-Löwen". Inaugurated 2005, the arena seats up to 15,000 people. More than a hundred concerts and congressional events are hosted at the arena annually. The SAP Arena is one of the largest in Germany and one of the most high-tech in Europe. The arena is named after its sponsor SAP.