By Nancy Walker The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by ASM Global, the global leader in venue and event strategy and management, has named Ben Zarhoud as its new Assistant General Manager. Zarhoud, most recently VP of Finance at the L
By R.V. Baugus Bruce MacPherson, long-time IAVM member and managing director of Richardson’s (TX) Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations, announced on January 6 that he plans to retire later this year. MacPherson helped oversee the design and
By Mabel Hung The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (“HKCEC”) scooped a record-breaking total of 44 awards and certificates in 2021 despite being seriously impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining its leading position in the Asia-Pacific region. This remarkable achievem
By Andra Bennett, APR After a pandemic-induced pause in plans, the Fort Worth City Council has approved $52 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to support the first phase of planned expansion of its city-owned convention center (FWCC). The $500 million expansion,
From HOK newsroom HOK will lead the design of the modernization of the 18,000-seat Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. Owned by the City and managed by premier venue management and services company ASM Global, the venue anchors the vibrant 223-acre Westgate Entertainment District.