LOUISVILLE CITY FC TAP AEG FACILITIES FOR UPCOMING VENUE
Louisville City Football Club has selected AEG Facilities as venue manager for its new stadium set to open in spring 2020 in the Butchertown neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky. In addition to venue management services, AEG Facilities will provide services such as event content development, purchasing, vendor services, marketing and event-day operations for the arena. Additionally, AEG Facilities will implement its industry-leading proprietary initiatives at the venue including AEG S.A.F.E., AEG 1Source, AEG 1EARTH, AEG 1Force, AEG Encore and AEG Energy Services. Louisville City’s stadium will have permanent seating for 11,700 fans with a capacity at nearly 14,000. The stadium will include a mixture of luxury boxes, loge seating, safe-standing areas and traditional seating.
SPECTRA NAMES NEW DIRECTOR OF PARTNERSHIPS FOR PHILLY WINGS
Spectra has recently hired Brian Radle to be director of partnerships for the National Lacrosse League’s Philadelphia Wings. Radle has spent the last 14 years working in Minor League Baseball, with a primary focus on business development and marketing, and most recently was president & general manager of the Kannapolis Intimidators, a Single-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox. He was also recently awarded MiLB’s Golden Bobblehead Award for the creation of Cam’s Clubhouse, the industry’s first fully-dedicated, sensory-friendly space at a ballpark.
GODSMACK’S SULLY ERNA ESTABLISHES THE ‘SCARS’ FOUNDATION
Sully Erna of Godsmack has announced the creation of The Scars Foundation to support ongoing mental health struggles facing so many. The foundation’s mission statement is to help raise awareness of the mental health issues that so many are faced with today. With the rise of suicides, bullying, addiction, abuse and so many other challenges, The Scars Foundation is dedicated to providing resources and tools to educate and empower people on a global level that struggle with these burdens. “Everyone has something that makes him or her insecure or embarrassed. But instead of hiding them or internalizing them, own them and show them off to the world! Let them empower you so you can be a voice for everyone who can’t be,” said Erna in a release.