(CelebrityAccess MediaWire) —
SMG has been awarded a contract to manage the Idaho Center in Nampa, ID. The contract was signed by Mayor Tom Dale and authorized by Nampa City Council. The Idaho Center is owned by the City of Nampa. The complex consists of a 12,000-seat arena, a 100,000 square foot sports center and an 11,000 outdoor amphitheater and a new equestrian center.
"We have viewed the Boise-Nampa market as one of the fastest growing regions in the country," stated Brian Kabatznick, vice president of Business Development for SMG, "The unique assets of the of the Idaho Center including the arena, amphitheater, sports complex and new riding center will allow us to use our resources for operating, marketing and booking sports concerts equestrian and other events."
"I'm excited about the possibilities for the future of the Idaho Center," said Mayor Dale. "I believe SMG has the ability to take the Idaho Center to the next level, making it the outstanding sports and special events center in the Northwest."
"With 12 other arenas in the Western Region, the Idaho Center joins an elite group of venues that route well with each other," continued SMG's senior vice president of Sports and Entertainment, Mike Evans, "The Center will play an integral part of our western booking strategy when it comes to an agency or promoter utilizing our SMG venues on multiple dates and tours." –Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen