(Editor’s Note: The first time I met Steve Romer was on his home turf of Sydney, Australia back in 2009. I was on a whirlwind two-week assignment for then Facility Manager magazine and Sydney would be my final stop and where I would meet a number of venue managers from throughou
By Teresa Shum Emmanuel “Manny” Thomas has been named General Manager of Hard Rock Live at Seminole/Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood (FL). In his new role, Thomas will oversee and manage all venue operations for the 6,500-seat venue. Since its 2019 expansion, Hard Rock Live has
By R.V. Baugus We already know that a large number of IAVM members make a difference in their community beyond the work that they perform at their venue. No surprise there at all. If you are not more involved in your local community, we encourage you to find a special place to serve.
Becky Colwell, previously general manager of the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, has been named general manager of Kia Forum and vice president of music and events at the future home of the Los Angeles Clippers, Intuit Dome. Colwell will be responsible for operations and programming of
By R.V. Baugus Good friend Cliff Wallace, CVE, touched base by email to share some exciting news in Shenyang, China, where the industry legend remains under contract as a Senior Executive Advisor. In turn, we celebrate the news with Cliff and all involved and will allow Cliff to share