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Las Vegas Named Destination Partner for AEG Soccer Champions Tour

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority will be the exclusive destination partner for the AEG Soccer Champions Tour’s Las Vegas doubleheader with the inaugural event starting July 22 with participating clubs Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, and Liga MX’s Club América and Chivas. The Las Vegas matches include Juventus against Chivas on July 22 and […]

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L.A. Lakers Extend Staples Center Lease Through 2041

One of the most famous franchises in American sports will stay at the arena that it has called home since 1999. The Los Angeles Lakers have extended their lease at the Staples Center through the 2041 season, the team and AEG, the owners of Staples Center, announced on Thursday. Separately, AEG and the Lakers confirmed […]

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Ron Bension Named President and CEO of ASM Global

ASM Global has named Ron Bension to the position of president and chief executive officer. Bension will assume his new role immediately after a long tenure at Live Nation as president of House of Blues Entertainment. “We are thrilled to have Ron join the ASM Global team,” said Kosty Gilis, managing director at Onex and ASM […]

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Merger of Facilities Giants AEG, SMG Becomes Official

The merger between two of the biggest names in sports venues has become official, creating a mega-company that owns some of the biggest names in the arena and stadium business. AEG Facilities, the venue subsidiary of AEG, and SMG, the facilities management giant owned by the Onex company, will combine to form ASM Global, with […]

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AEG Signs UCLA Health to Venue and Event Sponsorship

AEG will partner with UCLA Health as a founding partner and the first medical partner at the Staples Center and an official partner of L.A. Live, the Amgen Tour of California cycling event and several AEG music festivals and events. The partnership provides UCLA Health access to audiences across AEG venues, professional sporting events and […]

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AEG Named Operator of Raiders Stadium in Las Vegas

The Oakland Raiders will have AEG Facilities as their stadium operator when the 65,000-seat stadium opens in August 2020 as the team’s new home in Las Vegas. The stadium will also host UNLV college football and events including concerts, collegiate championships, and other special events including the Las Vegas Bowl, which will match a Pac-12 […]

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AEG to Rename Southern California Venue Dignity Health Sports Park

AEG and Dignity Health have reached a deal that will rename the Carson, California, home of the MLS LA Galaxy and NFL Los Angeles Chargers as Dignity Health Sports Park. The stadium, previously know at StubHub Center, will rebrand effective January 1. As part of the agreement, Dignity Health will also become the official health […]

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UFC Delivers Ultimate Experience

Las Vegas is once again set to host Ultimate Fighting Championship’s grandest multiday event. As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, UFC’s 7th Annual International Fight Week is expected to attract tens of thousands of mixed martial arts fans fans from around the world. “UFC International Fight Week

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