Turkish Football Federation’s Facilities and Investment Director Alpaslan Kavas is among 50 top industry expert speakers confirmed for Stadia & Arena Istanbul 2013.
An Assembly Committee hearing in California on Tuesday heavily crippled Assembly Bill 329 introduced by Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, that would have banned paperless tickets and has been opposed by IAVM, Live Nation, and venues and artists throughout the industry.
With three events scheduled and over 20,000 attendees expected at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, the tragic events surrounding the Boston Marathon bombing had little immediate effect on operations at the Massachusetts Convention Center Authority (MCCA). With increased security measures and a joint communication effort, MCCA officials and event organizers worked together throughout a chaotic week to keep convention center activity on track, with safety at the forefront and with little impact to event attendance.
The National Football League draft is always a big-time attendance draw at New York’s Radio City Music Hall. When the next installment of the draft takes place beginning on Thursday night and running through Saturday, it will do so under increased security, a move made in acknowledgment of the Boston Marathon.
When a tragic situation unfolds such as the deaths and injuries following the bomb explosions at the Boston Marathon last week, it is only natural for those cities which have upcoming marathons to show extra vigilance in preparing for their events. It is a common spike in attention to detail that, while always present, goes up an extra notch.