WesBanco Arena

WesBanco Arena is a multi-purpose arena located in Wheeling, West Virginia. It was built in 1977 and renovated in 2018. It is home to the Wheeling Nailers ice hockey team, Toughman Contest, the MEC Conference.

It can also be used for conventions, trade shows, concerts, banquets and other events. It features 23,684 square feet (2,200 m2) of space plus 7,500 square feet (700 m2) of meeting room space. These meeting rooms can accommodate parties from ten to several hundred people. The largest meeting room is named “Health Plan Pavilion.”

It features a 46-foot (14 m)-high ceiling. The Robert C. Byrd Intermodal Transportation Center can accommodate cars for the arena’s maximum capacity. The back parking lot offers parking to guests at some events and parking for trucks, trailers and buses of acts and offers direct stage access load-in through the large elephant door.

It offers access for handicap patrons, including direct access from handicap parking, an elevator, direct access to multiple concessions and restroom areas and handicap seating available from different spots throughout the arena.

The Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL have played home games at the arena since 1993.