News: Venues

Stage three Melbourne Park redevelopment to include new 5000-seat tennis arena

The Victorian Government has announced a commitment of $271 million to the third stage of the ongoing redevelopment of the Melbourne Park precinct. The funding, which aims to to guarantee…

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Apr 23, 2017 Events / Sport / Venues /


Dubai Arena moves toward 2018 opening, seeks venue manager

AEG Ogden and developer Meraas have provided an update on the progress of the Dubai Arena – the Arabian Gulf’s first all-purpose, indoor and air-conditioned arena of its size.…

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Apr 23, 2017 Entertainment / Sport / Tourism / Venues /


World Masters Games 2017 opens in Auckland

The largest multiple-sport event in the world has officially kicked off in Auckland with an innovative light show during the World Masters Games 2017 Opening Ceremony at Eden Park last…

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Apr 22, 2017 Events / Recreation / Sport / Venues /


Record summer concerts deliver $37 million boost for Auckland

Music lovers from around New Zealand flocked to Auckland’s outdoor stadiums during the summer months, boosting the local economy by more than $37 million – the city’s most…

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Apr 21, 2017 Entertainment / Events / Tourism / Venues /


Uncertain future for Art Gallery of NSW Director Michael Brand

The future of Art Gallery of NSW Director Dr Michael Brand is shrouded in uncertainty after the institution's board declined to renew his five-year tenure for another full term, citing…

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Apr 21, 2017 Arts / Attractions / Finance / Venues /


SeatGeek acquires TopTix

In a major move that instantly makes SeatGeek one of the largest primary ticketers in the world, the technology company has announced the US$56 million acquisition of Israeli ticketing…

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Apr 20, 2017 Events / Ticketing / Venues /


Naming rights change sees Auckland’s Vector Arena become the Spark Arena

After 10 years when it has been known as the Vector Arena, Auckland’s major indoor venue has today made a naming rights change that will see it known as the Spark Arena. First…

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Apr 20, 2017 Entertainment / Marketing / Sport / Venues /


Consumer NZ investigates ticket resellers

Consumer NZ is joining forces with consumer groups in Australia and the UK to investigate complaints about ticket reselling sites such as Viagogo and Ticketmaster Resale. Consumer NZ Chief…

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Apr 20, 2017 Entertainment / Ticketing / Venues /


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Worldwide Sports Management

Principal Consultant Simon Weatherill has spent the last 20 years developing the world renowned Melbourne Sports Hub, as former Chief Executive Officer of the State Sports Centres Trust…

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Kadok Digital

An integrated mobile wallet solution that enables effective customer acquisition and strong engagement through the creation of digital passes and campaigns according to a pass, profile and location,…

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Gladstone Health & Leisure (Gladstone MRM Pty Ltd Australia) is a leading supplier of leisure management and fitness software and is endorsed by leading health and fitness professionals and…

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Since 1989 Elite Pool Covers have designed and manufactured an extensive range of high quality affordable manual,semi-automatic and fully-automatic pool cover systems for the harsh Australian…

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