Russell “Russ” Blair, Jr., a long-time IAVM member, passed away on February 15 in Orlando, Florida. “It is with great sadness I send the news of Russ Blair’s passing,” said Allen Johnson, CVE, executive director of Orlando Venues. “Russ hired me out
The Shenyang New World EXPO in Liaoning province’s capital city of Shenyang crossed over into its second year of operations on March 1. The inaugural second year event will be the 20th China Northeast International Dental Equipment & Affiliated Facilities Exhibition Symposium on
The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), managed by AEG Facilities, revealed its new 9,500 square foot rooftop garden in January. The project began taking shape in April of 2017 and features various citrus trees, herbs, vegetables, and seasonal flowers above the South Hall lobby.
The Hawaii Convention Center enjoyed some very good news in 2017, posting a profit of $1.1 million, which was a $2.8 million improvement against the budget and nearly double the net income of $605,200 achieved in 2016. AEG Facilities is in its fourth year of managing the venue and has
The Wisconsin Center District (WCD) Board of Directors has named Marty Brooks as the new CEO for the Wisconsin Center District. Brooks’ first day was January 22, 2018. Brooks brings to the WCD firsthand experience managing facilities for the NBA, NHL, NFL, Division I Men’s and W