PHILADELPHIA (CelebrityAccess) Spectra has announced it has hired Andrew Forstadt as its new VP of entertainment and events. Forstadt will work on bringing more events inot Spectra-managed venues across North America.
Forstdat has been in the indusstry for approxcimately 30 years. He was most recently employed by Word Wresting Entertainment, plus has stints at Radio City Music Hall, Madiosn Square Gardent and the William Morris Agency.
“At a time when the out-of-home entertainment business has never been stronger, I will be championing Spectra’s charge to aggressively pursue opportunities to design and execute an unparalleled schedule of events, particularly for clients in secondary and tertiary markets,” Mr. Forstadt said. “I want to leverage our collective assets, experience, and expertise.”
John Page, Spectra’s President of Content, Arenas & Stadiums, added, “Andrew’s experience in all parts of the live entertainment business—content development, booking, venue management, production and talent management—has given him an uncommon depth of knowledge of the industry. He’s going to help take Spectra’s content development strategy to the next level.”