LOS ANGELES (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) – MSG Entertainment has tapped Nick Spampanato as the vice president and general manager at the iconic Forum arena in Inglewood, CA.
Mr. Spampanato will be responsible for overseeing the extensive operations of the venue, including building and event production, food, merch, parking and ticketing operations. He will also manage all third party service providers for the Forum operations and liason with the he City of Inglewood and Los Angeles County. Spampanato will also oversee the planned renovations at the historic venue.
Prior to his new post, Spampanato served as the GM at the Beacon Theatre in New York, also one of MSG's venues. Spampanato is no stranger to the Los Angeles market and before joining MSG, he was the GM at both the Hollywood Palladium and The Wiltern, in 2008 and 2009 respectively. He also managed the backstage operations for the Gibson Amphitheatre, formerly known as the Universal Amphitheatre, for fourteen years, beginning in 1992. It was there he served as the project manager for the name and title transformation from Universal to Gibson.
"For someone who has worked in live entertainment for most of my career, returning to California and overseeing the legendary Forum is an unparalleled opportunity," said Mr. Spampanato. "With MSGE’s incomparable marquee venues and success in entertainment, I am committed to overseeing our new West Coast home." – CelebrityAccess Staff Writers