SMG announced today the promotion of Christine Pileckas to director of booking & marketing for Intrust Bank Arena in Wichita, Kansas. Pileckas has served as the arena’s director of sales & marketing since 2012 and marketing manager since 2010.

“Christine has been an instrumental part of our team at Intrust Bank Arena since 2010 and has been a valuable part of our success,” said SMG general manager, A.J. Boleski in a statement. “She has provided tremendous leadership and knowledge in her role as director of sales & marketing while exemplifying an ability to excel in other areas of the venue management industry, including cultivating positive relationships with promoters. We’re excited to announce this new role for her.”

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Pileckas will continue to lead the marketing department while also assuming new booking responsibilities and strengthen the Intrust Bank Arena’s relationships with promoters and agents in an effort to increase the overall number of concerts and events and assist in developing new programming.

Pileckas has won numerous industry awards including the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) 30 Under 30 Award in 2016, was named an Inaugural Amplify Arena Week All-Star in 2016, received the Venues Today Generation Next Award in 2014 and serves on the Event & Arena Marketing Conference Planning Committee. Pileckas is a West Chester University with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.