NATIONAL: Terrapin Station Entertainment (a Sony Music Masterworks company) has announced the expansion of its sports and stadium events division, Terrapin Station Sports. Led by the vision of Columbus Crew and Philadelphia Union leadership, nine Major League Soccer teams have formed a collective partnership with the live entertainment production company, with the goal of hosting more major concerts and events at their venues. The expansion with MLS clubs adds to Terrapin Station Sports’ existing partnerships with Major League Baseball and National Football League franchises, including St. Louis Cardinals’ Busch Stadium, Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium, and more.
LAS VEGAS: This past weekend, MGM Resorts International presented a $20,000 check on behalf of its meetings and conventions clients to Save The Music Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to helping students, schools, and communities reach their full potential through the power of making music. The presentation took place at Jonathan Club in Santa Monica during the Candlelight Concert Series, an exclusive event for MGM Resorts’ clientele.
LOS ANGELES: MKG, a creative agency for experiential marketing and brand action, has announced two key personnel appointments: Megan Ferrara has been hired in the newly created role of managing director, and Mili Marcetic has been promoted to director of production. Ferrara will oversee the agency’s West Coast operations and be responsible for driving strategic growth for the agency through implementing and executing strategies for best-in-class client services. Marcetic will provide thought leadership, mentorship, and guidance to the entire production team, from coast to coast.
NEW YORK: More than a dozen travel associations have chosen to officially sponsor the International Travel Show 2023, which will take place Oct. 26-28 at the Javits Convention Center. Sponsors include Destinations International, Africa Tourism Association, Adventure Travel Trade Association, Family Travel Association, and International Air Transport Association.
Thompson Central Park has debuted new spacious, modern meeting and event spaces, marking the completion of the hotel’s renovation. Designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen, Thompson Central Park offers 5,000 square feet of designated gathering space with five unique rooms. Named after some of New York’s great jazz musicians and singers, the event spaces range in capacity, accommodating both intimate meetings and larger groups of up to 140 people. The property also offers live jazz experiences through the Jazz Foundation of America.
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