News: Venues

ASM Global appoints Matthew Lazarus-Hall to optimise event content at its venues  

ASM Global has appointed entertainment industry specialist Matthew Lazarus-Hall, as the group’s Executive Vice President, Entertainment & Content. Lazarus-Hall is a dynamic…

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Apr 10, 2024 Entertainment / Events / Venues /

 
 

Singapore Court jails Chinese national for sneaking another man into Taylor Swift concert

A man who helped another man illegally enter Taylor Swift's recent concert in Singapore has been jailed for two weeks. As reported by Channel NewsAsia, Wu Zhihong, aged 54, tried to…

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Apr 8, 2024 Entertainment / Events / Legal / Ticketing / Venues /

 
 

Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre unveils revamped meeting space

The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia’s premier purpose-built business events destination, has announced its newly refurbished meeting space that comes with a dedicated…

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Apr 5, 2024 Events / Hospitality / Technology / Venues /

 
 

Riyadh to host WTA Finals from 2024 to 2026

Following an agreement between the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) and the Saudi Tennis Federation (STF), the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh host the next three editions of the WTA…

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Apr 5, 2024 Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

Visa ‘Future of Fandom’ report shows how sport fans engage with technology

Findings released by global payment company Visa show that 51% of fans check live statistics while watching a live event, 47% engage with other live content during an event and 64% of…

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Mar 30, 2024 Hospitality / Marketing / Sport / Technology / Venues /

 
 

UFC announces details of Saudi debut and commitment to more Perth bouts

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has revealed details of its first event in Saudi Arabia on 22nd June 22, while also announcing a multi-year partnership with the Western Australian…

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Mar 28, 2024 Entertainment / Events / Sport / Venues /

 
 

IAKS to stage post National Sports Convention study tour

The International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities’ (IAKS) collaboration with 2024 National Sports and Physical Activity Convention (NSC) will see the Germany-based body…

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Mar 27, 2024 Design / Events / Recreation / Sport / Venues /

 
 

JPMorgan announces creation of specialist sport investment banking team

USA-based multinational financial institution JPMorgan has formed a new division to offer advisory and financial solutions for clients looking to invest in the sport industry. With…

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Mar 25, 2024 Finance / Sport / Technology / Venues /

 
 

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