AEG Presents Appoints Nick Spampanato as SVP of Venue Operations
LOS ANGELES, CA – February 25, 2019 – AEG Presents announced today that veteran music industry executive Nick Spampanato has been appointed Senior Vice President – Venue Operations. Spampanato brings over 25 years of industry experience in venue management and will have oversight over the operations of AEG Presents’ venues and their respective general managers, transition new venue acquisitions, and provide support in new venue opportunities and development. Spampanato will report to the company’s Chief Operating Officer.
“We are extremely pleased to have Nick join our growing team. His experience and track record of running and managing venues as well as event production speaks for itself and we look forward to having Nick bring his skill set to bear on our owned and operated clubs and theaters,” said Shawn Trell, Chief Operating Officer of AEG Presents.
Spampanato most recently served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Forum arena in Inglewood, California, and previously served as the general manager of the legendary Beacon Theatre in New York City. Nick has also served as the general manager of two California venues, the Hollywood Palladium and The Wiltern, in 2008 and 2009, respectively. In addition, Nick managed the backstage operations for the Gibson Amphitheatre, formerly known as the Universal Amphitheatre, for fourteen years, beginning in 1992.
“I am excited about this next chapter in my career and working with Shawn and the rest of the AEG team. AEG has an impressive portfolio of venues that continues to grow. I look forward to working with the General Managers at AEG Presents to provide the best experiences for all of our guests and clients,” said Spampanato.
About AEG Presents AEG Presents is one of the largest live music companies in the world. The company is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performances, including producing and promoting global and regional concert tours, music events and world-renowned festivals. AEG Presents operates in North America, Europe and Asia through 16 regional offices. The company tours renowned artists such artists as The Rolling Stones, Sir Elton John, Taylor Swift, Sir Paul McCartney, Justin Bieber, BTS, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Eric Church and Kenny Chesney; produce or support over 25 music festivals, including the iconic Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, Stagecoach, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Hangout Festival, Electric Forest, and Firefly; and owns, manages or books more than 80 clubs and theaters. AEG Presents produces and promotes more than 11,000 shows annually worldwide and conducts business under such globally renowned brands as AEG Presents, Goldenvoice, The Bowery Presents, Concerts West, Messina Touring Group, Marshall Arts LTD, Madison House Presents, PromoWest Productions and Zero Mile Presents.
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