Month: November 2018


HOK hires new recruits in Dallas office expansion

HOK new office expansion in Dallas

HOK has hired two new recruits for its Sports, Recreation and Entertainment projects as the American firm expands its Dallas operations. Robert Burns has joined as Director of Business Development and Associate in Dallas and Andrew Elmer, PLA, ASLA, CLARB has joined as a Project Manager and...
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Texas Rangers ropes in Van Wagner to promote sales

Texas Ranges hired Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment

American professional baseball team Texas Rangers have hired Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment to promote selling of premium seats as well as founding partners for Globe Life Field in Arlington which is the team’s new $1.1 billion stadium opening in 2020 according to a news report by venues...
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Merchandising emerges as a big draw for comedy shows

Merchandising comedy shows

Merchandising has emerged as a big revenue generator for comedy shows hitting the road this year, says a report by VenuesNow, which emphasizes how it has evolved from a T-shirt table at best to online stores and full-fledged product lines including hats, pins, CDs, downloads and books. The revenue...
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Topgolf Swing Suites’ simulators to bring in sales

Topgolf Swing Suites - Atlanta Hawks

With the renovations of Philips Arena completing for the 2018-19 season, sports fans are set to enjoy two Topgolf Swing Suites inside the Hawks Meeting and Conference Center, according to Atlanta Hawks website. Each of the high-end suites will include two Topgolf simulators, HDTVs, lounge seating...
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W. Sydney PAC opens bookings year before its launch

Western Sydney Performing Arts Centre

Exactly 12 months before it opens, the Western Sydney Performing Arts Centre has started inviting bookings from Australian and international art companies, theatre producers and concert promoters, according to media reports. The Western Sydney Performing Arts Centre is now just 12 months away from...
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Edinburgh Rugby gets green light for new stadium

Edinburgh Rugby new rugby stadium

Edinburgh Rugby’s plans to build a ‘mini Murrayfield’ next to Scotland’s national stadium have been given the green light by the city council, the BBC reported. The new 7,800-seater rugby facility is expected to be ready for use next season, according to the...
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Ford Field abandons plan for a retractable roof

Ford Field retractable roof

The Detroit group trying to attract a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise will not retrofit Ford Field with a retractable roof to sweeten the expansion bid, according to several local media reports. Businessman Dan Gilbert, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and the William Clay Ford Family are clear...
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