MUSIC CITY CENTER ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE STAFF

MUSIC CITY CENTER Director of Facilities Ernest Jackson

Ernest Jackson Named Director of Facilities

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Music City Center President and Chief Executive
Officer Charles Starks has appointed Ernest Jackson as the Director of
Facilities for the 2.1 million square foot convention center.

Jackson is from Jackson, Tennessee, and studied at the University of
Tennessee at Martin. He began his career in facilities management in
Anchorage, AK, where he served as Operations Director of SMG of Alaska,
Inc. for 23 years. Having joined the MCC team as a set-up manager in
2013, before the building’s grand opening, he is considered a member
of the center’s Founders Club. He is also a graduate of the
International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Venue Management
School (VMS).

As the Facilities Director, Jackson will oversee set-up and housekeeping
operations in all areas of the building including exhibit halls, meeting
rooms, lobbies, restrooms, corridors, elevators, offices, and storage.
He will also be responsible for inventory. His direct reports will
include the managers of Set Up and Housekeeping.

“This is an incredibly well-deserved promotion,” Starks said.
“Ernest has been here since the beginning, and he has more than proven
himself. I look forward to his contribution to our leadership team.”

“I am blessed and very excited about this new opportunity,” said
Jackson. “With 11 years under my belt, I plan to bring a new dynamic
and scenery to the role and team. My door is always open.”

About Music City Center
Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, Music City Center is a 2.1
million-square-foot convention center with more than 353,000 square feet
of exhibit hall space, two ballrooms, 55 meeting rooms, and a covered
parking garage with 1,800 spaces. The mission of MCC is to create
significant economic benefit for the greater Nashville area, while
focusing on community inclusion, sustainability, and exceptional
customer service, through conventions, trade shows, and community
events.

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