ASM Global has hired Steve Eckerson as the new general manager of Pechanga Arena in San Diego. A 30-plus-year industry veteran, Eckerson had been general manager at Mechanics Bank Arena, Theater and Convention Center in Bakersfield, California, since 2016. Prior to that, he served as general manager for Toyota Arena in Ontario, California, opening that […]Continue Reading
Pechanga Arena in San Diego will become the first ASM Global-managed facility to use facial verification for ticketing at events as part of a new partnership with technology company PopID, with plans to expand it to other ASM arenas. ASM Global and PopID will begin verifying payments and authenticating tickets via facial recognition within San […]Continue Reading
ASM Global has appointed Steve Tadlock, an industry veteran with more than three decades of experience in event and facility operations, as general manager of Pechanga Arena in San Diego. Tadlock spent 19 years with SMG, opening and operating two arenas as general manager, most recently the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. In addition, […]Continue Reading
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