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SECURITY SPOTLIGHT FROM PREVENT ADVISORS
In light of the tragedy in Manchester, our team at Prevent Advisors has compiled a comprehensive list of recommendations for venue security and takeaways that can be used to keep us all safe.
VENUE SPOTLIGHT – AMALIE ARENA
Voted the #1 Organization in Pro Sports – ESPN Ultimate Standings, 2016
- Rankings based on Affordability, Coaching, Fan Relations, Honest Ownership and Commitment to the Community, Players, Stadium Experience, TitleTrack, Bang for the Buck
Turnkey Intelligence Ranking - #1 of 30 NHL Teams
- #1 Ranking in Staff, with a score of 9.0 (League Average 8.4)
USF SELECTS TAMPA BAY ENTERTAINMENT PROPERTIES TO MANAGE AND OPERATE SUN DOME
TBEP, who entered a 10-year multimedia rights partnership with USF on April 17, will oversee the day-to-day and strategic operations of the Sun Dome starting July 1, 2017 and running through 2022 with an option to extend the agreement.
CITY OF NORFOLK, VA ENTERS PRE-DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT WITH OVG FOR EXPANSION OF SCOPE ARENA
The city is considering an expansion of downtown’s Scope arena that could include digging into the earth to add thousands of seats to the 46-year-old venue.
VENUE SPOTLIGHT – SPECTRUM CENTER
- Opened October 21, 2005 with a sold-out performance by the Rolling Stones
- Record attendance of 19,639 fans for the Hornets’ game against the Golden State Warriors on January 25, 2017
- Hosted the annual CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments for 12 consecutive years
- Hosted the Democratic National Convention in September 2012
- New sponsors this season include Walmart, Tissot, Kumho Tire, Uber, and Positec.
PREVENT ADVISORS FORMER LAPD CHIEF MICHAEL DOWNING AS EVP
Prevent Advisors, Oak View Group’s (OVG) security and counter-terrorism consulting firm for the sports and entertainment industries, has added three highly respected veteran law enforcement and counter terrorism professionals to its roster of security experts...
AN EXCLUSIVE SIT DOWN WITH LIVESTYLE PRESIDENT & CEO RANDY PHILLIPS
In an exclusive, in-depth interview with Venues Today, LiveStyle President/CEO Randy Phillips talks about his new gig helming the largest live entertainment brand in electronic music (formerly SFX Entertainment)...
WALMART ACTIVATION UPDATES DURING THE POSTSEASON
Narrative Partners, in conjunction with Philips Arena and Xcel Energy Center, has brought Walmart into its first post-season with both buildings participating in playoff activations...