WIN Entertainment Centre, formerly the Wollongong Entertainment Centre and often referred to simply as the WEC, is a multipurpose indoor arena located in downtown Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. It is the home of the Wollongong Hawks of the National Basketball League and hosts a variety of other events.
The arena overlooks City Beach in Wollongong and is just 3 minutes walk from the city centre. It is built adjacent to WIN Stadium, the home of the St George Illawarra Dragons of the National Rugby League. The naming rights to both facilities are owned by WIN Television.
The WEC opened on 5 September 1998 with a concert by Bob Dylan and Patti Smith. 4,935 people attended the event. The record attendance for an event at the WIN Centre is 5,839, set on 18 February 2005 when the Hawks played their regular season finale against the Sydney Kings. #Australia #Rugby #Wollongong