CONSHOHOCKEN, PA — ASM Global has appointed Al Rojas as the General Manager of the new Oklahoma City Convention Center. Bringing 30 years of hospitality experience, Rojas is an acclaimed industry veteran with an in-depth operational, financial and customer service background. Previously, he has worked in various senior-level capacities for American Airlines Center, Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas and the Jackson Convention Complex.
Bob McClintock, ASM Senior Vice President Convention Centers, said, “We are fortunate to have Al accept this leadership position to build an alliance with the local hospitality community, deliver on the brand promise and to provide customers with exceptional service.”
“It is a very exciting time to be part of the hospitality community in Oklahoma City,” said Rojas. “With an engaged hospitality community and the opening of the new convention center, you can see the city is invested and committed to the meetings industry. I am proud to be part of this modern frontier.”
The Oklahoma City Convention Center is part of a MAPS3 project budgeted at $288 million and is the largest in city history for a single project. The convention center will feature a 200,000-sq.-ft. exhibit hall with 45,000 sq. ft. of meeting space and a 30,000-sq.-ft. ballroom. The facility is slated to open in early 2021.