Oak View Group becomes AIPC Group Member

Date: 18/07/2023



LUXEMBOURG (July 17th, 2023) – During the official opening of the AIPC Annual Conference, taking place at the European Convention Center in Luxembourg, AIPC and Oak View Group today announced that the global development, service and investment company will become a group member of AIPC.

OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and hospitality company with a portfolio of 240 venues including 60+ convention centers. Regarded as positive disruptors to the status quo, the overall mission of OVG360 is perfectly in line with the theme of this year’s edition of the AIPC Annual Conference “Let’s Innovate Together.”

Three OVG360 operated venues are also joining the international association: the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, TX and the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre in Penticton, BC, Canada.

Greg O’Dell, president of OVG360 Venue Management and current AIPC President accentuated the value AIPC will bring to OVG360 venues in terms of education and networking. “I have witnessed first-hand the tremendous value AIPC delivers to its global community with its portfolio of services, and platform to address key issues and drive progress. We look forward to collaborating with this community of convention experts, exchanging ideas and achieving transformative impact on the convention center industry.”

“From an AIPC point of view, this is a very important step and a recognition of the value our association brings to its global community”, said Julianne Jammers, Managing Director at the Swiss Tech Convention Center in Lausanne and Board Member of AIPC.

About Oak View Group

Oak View Group (OVG) is a global sports and entertainment company founded by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff in 2015. OVG is focused on being a positive disruption to business as usual in the convention, sports, live entertainment, and hospitality industries and currently has eight divisions across five global offices (Los Angeles, New York, London, Philadelphia, and Toronto). OVG oversees the operations of Climate Pledge Arena at Seattle Center; UBS Arena in Belmont Park, NY; Moody Center in Austin, TX; Acrisure Arena in Greater Palm Springs, CA; and the newly opened CFG Bank Arena in Baltimore, MD; as well as arena development projects for Co-op Live in Manchester, UK; Anhembi Arena in São Paulo, Brazil; FirstOntario Centre Arena in Hamilton, ON; a New Arena and entertainment district in Las Vegas, NV; and a New Arena in Cardiff, Wales. More information at OakViewGroup.com, and follow OVG on Facebook,  Instagram,  Twitter, and LinkedIn

About OVG360  

OVG360, a division of Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and hospitality company that helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities. With a portfolio of more than 240 client-partners spanning arenas, stadiums, convention centers, performing arts centers, cultural institutions, and state fairs around the globe, OVG360 provides a set of services, resources and expertise designed to elevate every aspect of business that matters to venue operators. Service-oriented and driven by social responsibility, OVG360 helps facilities drive value through excellence and innovation in food services, booking and content development, sustainable operations, public health, public safety and more.

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