Atlanta’s Gateway Center Arena Hosts Largest-Ever Collegiate Esports Festival

Inaugural Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup Makes History as Largest Event of its Kind, Solidifying Atlanta’s Position as a Global Esports Leader ATLANTA (June 9, 2022) – The inaugural Collegiate Esports Commissioner’s Cup (CECC) presented by CDW and Microsoft, and powered by CSMG, ESPORTSU, and Skillshot Media, took place May 7-8, 2022 at the Gateway Center Arena in College Park, GA. The two-day festival marked the largest-ever […]

ASM Global and Ticketmaster Expand Major Strategic Partnership

LOS ANGELES, CA — ASM Global has announced an extension of its agreement with Ticketmaster to continue serving industry-leading digital ticketing technologies to many of ASM’s premier North American stadiums, arenas, convention centers and performing arts facilities. ASM Global is also expanding its relationship with Ticketmaster by enabling the company to conduct ticket sales for Live Nation-promoted shows at other […]

Sharecare, CAA Icon and Oak View Group Partner to Help Restore Event Attendee Confidence

ATLANTA, GA — Sharecare recently announced it has enhanced its Health Security VERIFIED™ solution for sports and live entertainment venues with the support of CAA ICON, a division of Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and Oak View Group (OVG). According to Sharecare, the platform is tailored to help public assembly venues restore fan confidence and mitigate risks associated with COVID-19 and other public health events. “Whether […]

Oak View Group to Manage ASU’s New Arena

LOS ANGELES, CA — Oak View Group will manage Arizona State’s $115 million multipurpose arena that will serve as the home for ASU hockey, wrestling and gymnastics. The company also will manage the $250 million Legacy Sports Park in Mesa, which broke ground in September. ASU’s new 5,000-seat arena, located in the Novus Innovation Corridor east of Sun Devil Stadium across Packard Drive, […]

Mandalay Bay and Anheuser-Busch Announce Naming Rights Partnership for Sports and Entertainment Venue

LAS VEGAS, NV — Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino has entered into a multiyear naming rights agreement with Anheuser-Busch. The deal, negotiated by MGM Resorts International, will rename the resort’s 12,000-seat sports and entertainment venue in Las Vegas the “Michelob ULTRA Arena.” The agreement’s integration will feature a variety of assets inside the Michelob ULTRA Arena and at […]

Barclays Center Reopens This Month With Nets vs. Kings Game

BROOKLYN, NY — On Feb. 10, New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the 2019 F&EM Prime Site Award-winning Barclays Center has been approved to reopen on Feb. 23, when the Nets take on the Sacramento Kings at 7:30 p.m. Eastern time. Following State guidelines, the venue will be limited to 10 percent capacity until further notice. Barclays Center will employ robust health and safety […]