Stadium Receives IAVM Venue Excellence Award For 2012Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Global Spectrum managed University of Phoenix Stadium receives coveted International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) Venue Excellence Award for stadiums
International award recognizes excellence in the management and operation of public assembly venues
(Glendale, Ariz. – July 31, 2012) Global Spectrum, managers of University of Phoenix Stadium, announced today that the stadium and its staff have been awarded the prestigious IAVM Venue Excellence Award for 2012. The Venue Excellence Award was created to annually recognize each of the four IAVM venue types (convention centers, stadiums, arenas and performing arts centers) which demonstrate excellence in management of public assembly venues and service to their respective communities. As part of the selection process, applicants were required to submit written documentation regarding the ways in which their venue excels in four criteria essential to the successful operation of public facilities. They include:
Safety & Security
Service to the Community
As the recipient of the award, The University of Phoenix Stadium demonstrated how it satisfies each of the above mentioned criteria and delivers a positive customer and client experience at the facility.
“It is always rewarding to be recognized by your peers and the annual IAVM Excellence Award is certainly one of the top honors in our industry. It is through the hard work and dedication of the Global Spectrum, AZSTA, Arizona Cardinals, and Fiesta Bowl staffs, along with other stadium partners, that this award was made possible and we are honored to be recognized by IAVM for our achievements”, Stated Peter C. Sullivan, General Manager and Regional Vice President for Global Spectrum at the University of Phoenix Stadium.
Global Spectrum (global-spectrum.com) manages the University of Phoenix Stadium, as well as more than 100 other public assembly facilities around the world. Nearly 20-million people attended more than 11,000 events in Global Spectrum venues last year. Based in Philadelphia, PA, Global Spectrum is part of Comcast-Spectacor, one of the world’s largest sports and entertainment companies. Comcast-Spectacor also owns the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, Ovations Food Services, a food and beverage services provider, New Era Tickets, a full-service ticketing and marketing product for public assembly facilities, Paciolan, the leading provider of venue establishment ticketing, fundraising and marketing technology solutions, Front Row Marketing Services, a commercial rights sales company, and Flyers Skate Zone, a series of community ice skating rinks.
For more information about University of Phoenix Stadium and its events please visit: www.universityofphoenixstadium.com