CLEVELAND, OH (CelebrityAccess) — Brooke Bockelman has been appointed Vice President of Booking at the newly-rebranded Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse (formerly Quicken Loans Arena).
In her new position, Bockelman will manage all aspects of event booking for Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, including budgeting, event production, promotion,
and negotiation. She is also tasked with coordinating and maintaining the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse event calendar which includes schedules for the NBA Cleveland Cavaliers and AHL Cleveland Monsters as well as all musical entertainment, live shows, and other private events.
Additionally, she will coordinate with community members on bidding for the opportunity to bring national events to Cleveland and Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse.
“Brooke has worked with some of the best people in the industry and is highly respected across the country,” said Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse Senior Vice President of Facility Operations Antony Bonavita. “We are excited to welcome someone with such diverse event experience into this role to help maintain our long-standing reputation as one of the busiest arenas in the country and the world!”
Bockelman comes to her new post in Clevland from Columbus where she most recently served as Director of Booking for Columbus Arena Sports & Entertainment (CASE), the organization responsible for handling events for Nationwide Arena, the Schottenstein Center and Ohio Stadium.
She toiled for seven years at CASE in various capacities, including stints as Booking Manager and Booking Coordinator, where she served as the primary contact for all arena usage requests including schedules for the NHL Columbus Blue Jackets and various NCAA Ohio State Buckeyes sports teams.
In addition to managing large-scale concerts and conventions, she also led the team that handled national NCAA events, including the high profile Women’s Final Four Tournament in 2018.
Prior to CASE, Bockelman worked for Live Nation Ohio Valley and Columbus Blue Jackets Arena Management.
In 2016, she was inducted into the International Association of Venue Managers’ (IAVM) 30 Under 30 Club.