Tuesday, October 7, 2014

SMG Connects at IEBA

West Conshohocken, PA (October 7th, 2014) - SMG, the worldwide leader of public facility management, connected with hundreds of other entertainment buyers at the International Association of Entertainment Buyers Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee, September 27-30.  SMG sponsored the inaugural Promoter’s Alley event during the conference connecting SMG venues with event promoters throughout the USA and Canada.  “Our SMG-managed venues partner with event promoters every day to bring the
biggest acts and attractions to our arenas, theatres, and stadiums, and our sponsorship of this inaugural event signifies our support of this very important part of our business,” said Jim McCue, SMG Senior Vice President of Entertainment.

In addition, SMG also sponsored a private luncheon connecting more than 50 agents and promoters with SMG’s venue General Managers and Booking Executives.  “There is an ease of doing business with SMG in our family of venues, and continuing to make connections with our key partners is critical to our future success,” said John Bolton, SMG Vice President of Entertainment and a member of the IEBA Board of Directors.

Also speaking at the entertainment buyers convention was Jeff Nickler, General Manager of the SMG managed BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma (nominated for IEBA Venue of the Year).  “It was a pleasure to speak on the importance of customer service we place in our SMG venues throughout our nationwide network,” said Jeff.