WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA (CelebrityAccess) — Entertainment consulting firm Venue Coalition announced that they added 10 new venues to its portfolio in 2017, meaning that they now represent more than 70 arenas in the U.S. and Canada.
“2017 was another year of significant growth for Venue Coalition,” said Andrew Prince, Executive Vice President and Partner at Venue Coalition. “Our members are actively engaged, and together, we are booking more shows than ever before.”
Included in the list of new clients for the booking advocate are the 17,000-capacity SAP Center in San Jose, California and the 11,700-capacity First National Bank Arena in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
“SAP Center Management is excited to be a part of Venue Coalition,” said Steve Kirsner, Vice President of Booking & Events for SAP Center. “In the very competitive Bay Area market, Venue Coalition will provide another outlet of intelligence, which will help keep SAP Center in the forefront as the premier sports and entertainment venue in Northern California.”
“Venue Coalition plays an integral part of our marketing and programming strategy here at First National Bank Arena,” Jim Brown, CFE, Director of First National Bank Arena added. “The services and knowledge that Jeff Apregan, Andrew Prince, and their whole Venue Coalition team provides is invaluable.”
Venue Coalition was launched in 2006 by Jeff Apregan of the Apregan Group and Gilles Paquin of the Paquin Entertainment Group.