Dave Brooks is in Vegas today for the 39th Annual Event & Arena Marketing Conference at the Hard Rock Hotel. This year’s conference saw Joe Flanagan (above) from LAZ Parking, the second largest parking company in the country, honored with the Gigi Award of Excellence, named after the late Gigi Pilhofer, one of the founders of EAMC. Also recognized was Ike Richman President of Ike Richman Communications and former longtime VP of public relations for Comcast Spectacor, Richman spent nearly 29 years with Comcast-Spectacor, specializing in public relations, media relations and crisis communications. The Hall of Fame inductees are honored for their impact in the live entertainment industry, support for the EAMC conference and influence in marketing trends.