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Oak View Group, CFG Bank Announce Naming Rights Deal for Baltimore Venue

The renovated venue in Baltimore scheduled to open in February 2023 will be called CFG Bank Arena after a multi-year naming rights agreement announced Monday by Oak View Group and CFG Bank, which is headquartered in the city. In addition to securing naming rights to the arena, CFG Bank’s agreement includes prominent exterior and interior […]

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred (right) sat down with SBJ Staff Writer John Ourland at the CAA World Congress of Sports on October 11.

Las Vegas on the Radar for Both MLB and NBA Teams in Near Future

Having already secured an NHL and NFL team in the past five years, Las Vegas has been on a heater when it comes to bringing professional sports to the desert. There has been no shortage of rumors and rumblings in the past year about the city adding both an MLB and NBA team in the […]

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Oak View Group has announced Kim Stone will be president of UBS Arena and executive vice president of OVG East Coast beginning August 1.

Oak View Group Adds Kim Stone to Executive Team

Oak View Group has announced Kim Stone as president of UBS Arena and executive vice president of OVG East Coast. Stone will be based in Belmont Park, New York, and oversee all UBS Arena business and building operations. She will also be responsible for all OVG East Coast owned and operated properties, including Baltimore Arena, […]

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Oak View Group has announced Kim Stone will be president of UBS Arena and executive vice president of OVG East Coast beginning August 1.

Oak View Group Hires Two Industry Veterans For Las Vegas Project

As Oak View Group continues to increase its presence in the sports and live entertainment industries, it has announced the hiring of two industry veterans to lead its Las Vegas project. Randy Morton — former president and chief operating officer of Bellagio Resort & Casino — is the new president of OVG Las Vegas hotel […]

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Oak View Group has announced Kim Stone will be president of UBS Arena and executive vice president of OVG East Coast beginning August 1.

Oak View Group Launches Canadian Division

The Oak View Group has launched a new division focused on the Canadian sports and entertainment industry — OVG Canada. The formation of OVG Canada will provide strategic services in the areas of venue development and management, booking and content development, sponsorship brand consulting, and third-party partnership sales. Tom Pistore, president of OVG Canada, will […]

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A statue of Pittsburgh Penguins Hockey Hall of Fame center Mario Lemieux, left, stands in front of the PPG Paints Arena in downtown Pittsburgh in 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pittsburgh Penguins and Fenway Sports Group Select Oak View Group to Manage PPG Paints Arena

OVG360, the venue management division of Oak View Group, has been selected to manage PPG Paints Arena, the home of the Pittsburgh Penguins. The home of the Penguins will be the third NHL facility that OVG360 manages in addition to this season’s two new venues in the league — the New York Islanders’ UBS Arena […]

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England FA Hires Oak View Group to Drive Wembley Stadium Sponsorship

Oak View Group has been hired by The Football Association in England to expand the sponsorship and content opportunities for Wembley Stadium, one of the most iconic sports venues in Europe and the world. “Wembley Stadium is a global icon, known the world over for hosting some of the most historic moments in sport and […]

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Acrisure and Oak View Group Announce 10-year Naming Rights for Coachella Valley Arena

The future home of the AHL’s Coachella Valley Firebirds will be called Acrisure Arena after Oak View Group announced a 10-year naming rights deal on Wednesday with the financial technology firm. Acrisure Arena, located in Palm Springs, California, is projected to open for the 2022-2023 American Hockey League season and host more than 150 major […]

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Oak View Group Completes Major Acquisition of Spectra

Oak View Group has completed the transaction to acquire Spectra to create one full-service live events company after Department of Justice approval, which was received this week. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  The deal comes at a time when OVG recently opened Climate Pledge Arena in Seattle and will open UBS Arena […]

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