The Carlson Center is one of the leading entertainment, sports and meeting facilities in northern Alaska. It provides its facility for hockey games, concerts, trade shows, circuses, conventions and basketball camps. The center has a seating capacity of up to 6,000 people. It offers a wide range of staging, show power, house lighting and sound equipment, including crowd barriers, mixing platforms, spotlights, metal halide and quartz lighting, a 5,000-watt speaker and public address system. The center also has production sound, ticketmaster automated, intercom and public areas sound systems. The center provides a variety of equipment on rental, including a forklift, hoists, spotlights and other audiovisual equipment. Additionally, it has an in-house electrical distribution system to accommodate trade shows and also offers catering services. The Carlson Center is located in Fairbanks, Alaska.