ALSD announced recently an alliance with the IAVM (International Association of Venue Managers). For clarity to our longtime members, the associations remain separate; the groups will simply share content in our publications, in conference sessions, and online.
International Speedway Corporation today approved funding to redevelop the frontstretch of Daytona International Speedway, the company’s 54-year-old flagship motorsports facility, to enhance the overall experience for its fans, marketing partners, and the motorsports industry. This historic, multi-year project will break ground on July 5, 2013, and is targeted for completion in January 2016, in time for the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona and the 58th DAYTONA 500.
The Mansion at Churchill Downs will accommodate guests for the first time at this weekend’s Kentucky Oaks and Derby. The Mansion is a 9,380 square-foot, 300-seat stately southern home with a dining room, kitchen, living room, library, parlor, and private wine cellar.
The Hyundai Club, one of the premiere seating locations at Citi Field, formerly known as the Champions Club, is attached to 660 seats, located on the field level behind home plate. It has an all-inclusive buffet with carved meats, pasta, and unlimited non-alcoholic beverages as well as peanuts, popcorn, cookies, and ice cream.
The New York Jets have lowered ticket prices for 3,000 upper-level seats and 2,000 club seats at MetLife Stadium. Some ticket prices in the mezzanine clubs dropped to $295 and $255 from $395 and $295. Additionally, some tickets in the Coaches Club area will fall to $255 from $700.
Countdown to ALSD 2014
213 days, 14 hours, 17 minutes until the 2014 ALSD Conference & Tradeshow.
The State of the Premium Seating Industry
In March, Victus Advisors conducted online surveys with 114 members of the ALSD. The goal of this survey was to measure ALSD member attitudes toward the present and future state of the premium seating industry.
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Getting from Street to Suite Part II: The VIP Entrance & Experience
The VIP entrance to sports stadiums and arenas is being given more and more attention as are exclusive experiences along the way to the suite. And once the stage is set, these special amenities should continue throughout the duration of the event.
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