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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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Steve Fraser Named Coachella Valley Arena President

Oak View Group has named Steve Fraser as president of Coachella Valley Arena and its to-be-named American Hockey League expansion team that will be based in Palm Desert, California, as the top affiliate of the newest National Hockey League team, the Seattle Kraken. Prior to joining OVG, Fraser served as vice president of business operations […]

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Oak View Group Names Chris Granger as New CEO

Oak View Group has hired Chris Granger, who has been tapped to serve as chief executive officer of the venue management company’s facilities division. Granger’s appointment comes days after Oak View Group announced plans to merge with food and beverage and hospitality provider Spectra to create a new full-service live events company. Before joining Oak […]

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The new signage for Climate Pledge Arena atop the iconic roof of the venue adds to the downtown lights in Seattle. (Photo courtesy of Climate Pledge Arena)

Oak View Group Inks Deal with Ticketmaster to Provide Ticketing Services at Venues

Oak View Group and Ticketmaster have announced a partnership at six of OVG’s new arenas including New York’s UBS Arena, Seattle’s Climate Pledge Arena, Austin’s Moody Center, Coachella Valley Arena in Palm Desert, Calif., Savannah Arena and Co-op Live in Manchester, England. Continuing a longstanding NHL partnership, Ticketmaster will expand its relationship with the New […]

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OVG, Thirty-Five Ventures Line Up $150 Million Contract For Baltimore’s Royal Farms Arena

Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore will have $150 million invested in renovations under an agreement backed by Oak View Group and Thirty-Five Ventures, an investment firm led by NBA star Kevin Durant. Opening in 1962 as the Baltimore Civic Center, Royal Farms Arena was once home to the NBA’s Baltimore Bullets until the team […]

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