MEDICINE HAT, AB (CelebrityAccess) — SMG Canada has tapped Peter Jelinski to serve as the General Manager of Medicine Hat Regional Event Centre in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, effective immediately. The Regional Event Centre, currently under construction, is scheduled to open in August, 2015.
As a 20+ year veteran of the entertainment industry, Jelinski most recently worked as the Booking & Entertainment Manager for Edmonton Northlands in Edmonton, AB. In this position, Jelinski handled booking at the Rexall Place Arena at the Edmonton Northlands, working with both regional and national promoters.
Prior to joining Edmonton Northlands, Jelinski held the position of Assistant General Manager for the University of Regina Students Union. During his time with the University of Regina, Peter was involved with campus event programming, policy and strategic plan development, talent buying, and department budgeting.
“Peter Jelinski is a very well respected industry professional with a track record of success in both venue marketing and the live entertainment business,” said Harry Cann, SMG Senior Vice President of Operations & Business Development. “Peter’s experience, positive working relationships and enthusiasm made him the ideal choice for this position. We are thrilled to have him join the SMG Canada team and I am confident that the Medicine Hat Regional Event Centre and the City of Medicine Hat will benefit substantially from Peter’s expertise, creativity and leadership.” – Staff Writers