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April 11, 2014 VenuWorks Hires Industry Veteran Harold Hansen as Senior Consultant
Steve Peters announced today that industry veteran Harold Hansen has joined VenuWorks as a Senior Consultant. In his role he will oversee consulting projects for VenuWorks as well as work with VenuWorks locations on training and documentation.
April 8, 2014 VenuWorks Locations Named Venues Today Midwest TopSpots 2013
VenuWorks President, Steve Peters, is pleased to announce the inclusion of three VenuWorks locations in Venues Today TopStops Midwest 2013.
April 1, 2014 Michael Silva Named Interim Director at TPAC
VenuWorks has named Michael Silva as Interim Executive Director of the Topeka Performing Arts Center, VenuWorks President Steve Peters announced.
March 27, 2014 VenuWorks of Evansville Excited to Host NCAA Division II Elite Eight Championship
This Saturday, Ford Center will be in the spotlight as it hosts the live nationally televised NCAA Division II Championship Game from Evansville, Indiana.
March 24, 2014 Sanford Center Surprises 500,000th Customer with Jake Owen
VenuWorks of Bemidji LLC, the firm that manages the Sanford Center & George W. Neilson Convention Center, surprised Payton Lund as she was the 500,000 customer to walk into the Sanford Center at Saturday's Jake Owen concert.
March 14, 2014 Ames Business Helps Communities Discover Entertainment Wants...
Ames Business Helps Communities Discover Entertainment Wants - Story from Ames Tribune
February 21, 2014 Burnsville PAC Continues Success With Another Record Breaking Year.
Burnsville PAC Continues Success With Another Record Breaking Year
February 14, 2014 Chesapeake, Virginia Hires VenuWorks to Manage Conference Center...
Chesapeake, Virginia Hires VenuWorks to Manage Conference Center, Thorn Named Executive Director
February 12, 2014 Chesapeake hands over control of Conference Center (story from The Virginian Pilot)
Chesapeake hands over control of Conference Center (story from The Virginian Pilot)
February 7, 2014 Cummins Named Executive Director at VenuWorks managed venues in Cedar Rapids, IA
Cummins Named Executive Director at VenuWorks managed venues in Cedar Rapids, IA
January 9, 2014 RiverCenter Employees Stop Burglary (story from Quad City Times)
RiverCenter Employees Stop Burglary (story from Quad City Times)
December 11, 2013 Burlington Approves Auditorium Deal (story from Tri States Public Radio)
Burlington Approves Auditorium Deal (story from Tri States Public Radio)
November 4, 2013 Ford Center turns "2" on Saturday
This Saturday's University of Evansville Aces Men's basketball game takes place on the Ford Center's 2nd Year Anniversary.
November 1, 2013 Kirklin Named Executive Director at Vicksburg Convention Center
VenuWorks President Steve Peters has announced the hiring of Annette Kirklin as the Executive Director of the Vicksburg Convention Center.
October 9, 2013 Felling Returns to the VenuWorks Corporate Staff...
Gene Felling, VenuWorks' Executive Director for the U.S. Cellular Center, Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids Ice Arena and McGrath Amphitheater, will be returning to his position as Western Regional Vice President for VenuWorks starting November 1st.
October 8, 2013 Dodge City Extends Contract With VenuWorks...
The City of Dodge City and Ford County, KS have agreed with VenuWorks on a new contract for the management of the United Wireless Arena and Magouirk Conference Center.
October 8, 2013 Thorn Takes New VenuWorks Position, Vicksburg Convention Center To Get New Executive Director
Troy Thorn will be leaving the Vicksburg Convention Center for a new position with VenuWorks.
October 1, 2013 Vicksburg Extends VenuWorks Contract With Convention Center
The City of Vicksburg has approved a new contract with VenuWorks to continue to provide management services for the Vicksburg Convention Center for another five years.
September 13, 2013 TOM RICHTER, OF SWIFTEL CENTER/VENUWORKS EARNS CFE
TOM RICHTER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF SWIFTEL CENTER/VENUWORKS
September 10, 2013 Rush Named Executive Director at Hartman Arena
VenuWorks Founder and President Steve Peters has announced the hiring of Aran Rush as the Executive Director of the Hartman Arena in Wichita, Kansas.
August 8, 2013 Bridge View, CVB profits on the Rise (story from Ottumwa Courier)
Popular concerts and shows at Bridge View Center and a spike in hotel/motel tax revenue circulated more money through Ottumwa last year than predicted - See more at: http://ottumwacourier.com/local/x389851251/sthash.pE3xnwwn.gbpl#sthash.33WIfwBL.dpuf
July 3, 2013 Naming Rights Deal Means Steady Income for Amphitheater
Naming Rights Deal Means Steady Income for Amphitheater (Story from KCRG)
May 16, 2013 Grand opening of U.S. Cellular Center and new hotel scheduled for May 31 (story from KWWL)
CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - The grand opening for the remodeled U.S. Cellular Center and the new DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel has been scheduled for Friday, May 31, the City of Cedar Rapids announced on Thursday.
April 22, 2013 Business is Booming at United Wireless Arena
One week in April attracted more than 5,000 patrons to four main arena shows, two large fundraising banquets, several smaller meetings and banquets at the United Wireless Arena, managed by VenuWorks.
April 17, 2013 VenuWorks, Clay County Fair Board reach agreement for Events Center
VenuWorks and the Clay County (Iowa) Fair Board have negotiated a new five-year agreement for VenuWorks to continue its management contract at the Clay County Regional Events Center
April 4, 2013 Burnsville Performing Arts Center Sees Big Laughs & Bigger Audiences
March brought big laughs and even bigger audiences to Burnsville with two of the nation's biggest comedy acts hitting the stage at the performing arts center.
April 1, 2013 Paperless Ticketing Introduced at Ford Center Kid Rock Concert
Fans with tickets for seats on the floor at tonight's Kid Rock event at Ford Center may notice that something is a little different than usual - they don’t have a physical ticket. This is the first show at Ford Center, and in Evansville,
March 21, 2013 Zarr Named Executive Director at Topeka Performing Arts Center
VenuWorks Founder and President Steve Peters has announced the hiring of Jan Allan Zarr as the Executive Director of the Topeka Performing Arts Center in Topeka, Kansas.
February 28, 2013 Lady Antebellum Grand Re-Opening Concert on June 1 Marks Rebirth of "New" U.S. Cellular Center...
Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett is pleased to announce that the U.S. Cellular Center arenaâ€â„Ã
January 25, 2013 Clay County Regional Events Center Posts Positive FY12...
The Clay County Regional Events Center (CCREC) recorded a 6% increase in total number of event days and usage day for the 2012 year-end. The venue, managed by VenuWorks, hosted 340 events (440 event days) from November 2011 through October 2012.
December 21, 2012 Curtis Webb Named Director at Sanford Center
VenuWorks Founder and President Steve Peters has announced the hiring of Curtis Webb as the Sanford Center Executive Director in Bemidji, Minnesota.
December 14, 2012 Michael Silva Named Manager of Convocation Center at Cal U
Michael Silva has been named General Manager of the Convocation Center at California University of Pennsylvania, VenuWorks President Steve Peters announced. He began his duties in California, Pa., on December 10, 2012.
November 12, 2012 Ford Center the site of 2014 Division II Elite Eight (Story from Evansville Courier & Press)
A big reason why Evansville will host the NCAA Division II men's basketball championship in 2014 is the building in which it will be played.
October 30, 2012 VenuWorks Announces Management Agreement for Hartman Arena
VenuWorks Announces Management Agreement for Hartman Arena
October 26, 2012 Public throngs to Paramount Theatre for tours (story from The Gazette)
With the snip of a red ribbon, the Paramount Theatre is back in business. (story from The Gazette)
October 22, 2012 VenuWorks Announces New Events Division/Executive Promotions
October 17, 2012 Hurst Conference Center turns a profit in 2nd year (story from Star-Telegram)
October 8, 2012 Populous-designed Ford Center Achieves LEED Silver Certification
Populous-designed Ford Center Achieves LEED Silver Certification (story from Venue Insider)
October 2, 2012 VenuWorks now officially operating The Victory
VenuWorks now officially operating The Victory
September 7, 2012 VenuWorks Locations named Prime Site Award Winners
everal VenuWorks managed locations were recognized with the 2012 Prime Site Award of Excellence from the Facilities Media Group for venue excellence.
August 17, 2012 New Numbers Released Show The Bridge View's Finances Are Improving (from KTVO News)
KTVO News reports that New Numbers Released Show The Bridge View's Finances Are Improving
August 13, 2012 Civic Centre on rise: Revenues and rentals up, city subsidy decreasing
Civic Centre on rise: Revenues and rentals up, city subsidy decreasing (From The Journal Times)
August 7, 2012 WORLDWIDE EXHIBITION OF THE BUDDHA RELICS COMES TO DES MOINES
A precious collection of sacred relics of the Buddha and many Buddhist masters is currently touring the world and will be in Des Moines August 17-19, 2012.
July 11, 2012 VenuWorks names Anderson as Paramount GM
VenuWorks President Steve Peters has named Jason Anderson as the new Paramount Theatre General Manager for VenuWorks.
July 5, 2012 VenuWorks Locations named Prime Site Award Winners
Several VenuWorks managed locations were recognized with the 2012 Facilities and Destinations Prime Site Award of Excellence from the Facilities Media Group for venue excellence.
June 11, 2012 Ford Center looks at adding food items, ordering from your seat and more
After a busy first quarter, things will slow down at the Ford Center for a couple of months, a change VenuWorks Director, Scott Schoenike says is usual at arenas.
June 5, 2012 Ford Center Flourishes in 2012 First Quarter and Inaugural Season
On Tuesday, June 5th Ford Center Executive Director Scott Schoenike presented the 2012 first quarter update to the Evansville Redevelopment Commission.
June 5, 2012 Dodge City wins three-year bid for Southern Plains
Over 500 wrestlers came to Dodge City this past weekend for the Southern Plains Regional tournament, one of the premiere wrestling meets in the country.
April 25, 2012 VenuWorks Expands Davenport Contract to Include Parks and Recreation Concessions
VenuWorks has expanded its operations in Davenport, IA to include food and beverage management of the Davenport Parks and Recreation Concessions.
April 24, 2012 VenuWorks to Manage Convocation Center at California University of Pennsylvania; Bolander Named Executive Director
VenuWorks has been awarded the management contract for the 6,000 seat Convocation Center at California University of Pennsylvania, a midsize public university in southwestern Pennsylvania.
April 5, 2012 Bridge View management turning things around (story from KTVO)
Bridge View management turning things around (story from KTVO)
March 21, 2012 FORD CENTER VOTED BEST CONCESSIONS, LOCKER ROOM AND PRESS BOX IN CHL
FORD CENTER VOTED BEST CONCESSIONS, LOCKER ROOM AND PRESS BOX IN CHL
March 20, 2012 Ford Center reportedly built under budget, turned profit (story from Evansville Courier & Press)
January 18, 2012 Orchestra Iowa and VenuWorks Join Forces to Operate Paramount Theatre
VenuWorks, the City of Cedar Rapids' contracted facility manager of the Paramount Theatre, and Orchestra Iowa, the Paramount Theatre's primary tenant, have announced the creation of an operating agreement to jointly manage the historic theater.
January 17, 2012 VenuWorks names Vice-Presidents
VenuWorks has announced the promotions of Tim Sullivan and Russ Ferguson to Vice President.
December 12, 2011 Sanford Center names Swanson Executive Director
Roger Swanson has been named Executive Director of The Sanford Center, VenuWorks President/CEO Steven L. Peters announced.
December 9, 2011 Troy Thorn Named Director of Vicksburg Convention Center & Auditorium
Troy Thorn has been named Executive Director of the Vicksburg Convention Center and Vicksburg Auditorium in Vicksburg, Mississippi, VenuWorks President Steve Peters announced. Thorn will begin his duties in January.
December 5, 2011 Ford Center energizes downtown Evansville and region during Grand Opening Month
November 2, 2011 Larry Gawronski Makes a Move
Larry Gawronski has been named Executive Director of the Bridge View Center (BVC) in Ottumwa, IA, VenuWorks President Steve Peters announced.
October 27, 2011 Vicksburg, VenuWorks agree on new five-year deal to run convention center (Story from The Republic)
Vicksburg, VenuWorks agree on new five-year deal to run convention center (Story from The Republic)
October 4, 2011 Brian Luther Named BPAC Director
Brian Luther Named BPAC Director
September 23, 2011 VenuWorks to Manage Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, IA
VenuWorks to Manage Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, IA
September 16, 2011 Fans Wait In Line To Be First To Get Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band Tickets November 9 at Ford Center
Fans Wait In Line To Be First To Get Bob Seger & the Silver Bullet Band Tickets November 9 at Ford Center
September 14, 2011 Reba To Perform At Ford Center Grand Opening (Story from News 25)
Reba To Perform At Ford Center Grand Opening (Story from News 25)
August 29, 2011 Professional Football Coming to Cedar Rapids (Story from KCRG 9)
Professional Football Coming to Cedar Rapids (Story from KCRG 9)
August 25, 2011 BURNSVILLE COUNCIL APPROVES ART CENTER 'ANGEL FUND,' ACCEPTS FIRST DONATION
BURNSVILLE COUNCIL APPROVES ART CENTER 'ANGEL FUND,' ACCEPTS FIRST DONATION
August 24, 2011 VenuWorks Requests Termination of Alerus Center Management Contract
VenuWorks Requests Termination of Alerus Center Management Contract
August 22, 2011 Ford Center Grand Opening Act to be Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Story from Evansville's Local 7)
Ford Center Grand Opening Act to be Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band (Story from Evansville's Local 7)
August 19, 2011 Singer Bryan Adams plans October show in Vicksburg (Story from Jackson Clarion Ledger)
Singer Bryan Adams plans October show in Vicksburg (Story from Jackson Clarion Ledger)
August 17, 2011 New Evansville Arena to be named Ford Center
The Tri-State Dealers have acquired the naming rights for the new Evansville Arena, which will hereafter be known as the Ford Center
August 9, 2011 VenuWorks Makes Its Case (Story from The Ottumwa Courier)
VenuWorks gave a presentation on Monday, August 8 for management of the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa, IA.
July 26, 2011 U.S. Cellular Center concession food donated to Waypoint (Story from The Gazette)
U.S. Cellular Center concession food donated to Waypoint (Story from The Gazette)
July 25, 2011 VenuWorks Agreement Renewed at Hoyt Sherman Place
The Hoyt Sherman Place Foundation unanimously approved a five year extension of the management agreement with VenuWorks of Ames, IA, for the management of Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines, IA.
May 25, 2011 VenuWorks Agreement Renewed at Swiftel Center
VenuWorks Agreement Renewed at Swiftel Center
May 13, 2011 Hara Arena partners with VenuWorks
Hara Arena partners with VenuWorks
March 15, 2011 VenuWorks selects Schoenike to lead New Evansville Arena, Felling goes to Cedar Rapids
VenuWorks President Steve Peters announced today that Scott Schoenike will be leaving Cedar Rapids to become the Executive Director at the under-construction New Evansville Arena in Evansville, IN.
March 1, 2011 SANFORD CENTER TERRAZZO FLOOR RECEIVES HONORABLE MENTION FROM NATIONAL ORGANIZATION
Designed by Barbara Keith (www.barbarakeithdesigns.com) and installed by Advanced Terrazzo & Tile of Coon Rapids, MN; the decorative concourse inside the Sanford Center Arena and Convention Center was recently awarded an Honorable Mention for 2010 project
February 16, 2011 VenuWorks Staffing in Evansville
Staffing for the New Evansville Arena
February 15, 2011 VenuWorks Selected to Manage New Arena in Evansville
The Evansville Redevelopment Commission (ERC) voted unanimously this morning to direct Arena Project Director John J. Kish to begin negotiations with VenuWorks for management and coordinated operations of the new Evansville Arena, which will open this Nov
February 9, 2011 Preparations continue for United Wireless Arena opening
The special events center is buzzing with activity as crews put the finishing touches on the facility ahead of a public open house this weekend. - Story from the Dodge City Daily Globe
February 4, 2011 VenuWorks Commends Professional Cooperation Among Management Companies
VenuWorks President Steven Peters commended the venue managers in communities across the country who work in cooperation with managers from other management companies to further the event goals of the communities they serve.
February 2, 2011 Unprecedented Special Encore Performance of Riverdance Announced in Davenport
Following the scheduled performance of Riverdance, part of the Broadway at the Adler Theatre 2010-11 season, which took place on February 1, 2011, Rick Palmer, Executive Director of the RiverCenter Adler Theatre said, ÃÆâ
January 25, 2011 VICKSBURG RECEIVES NATIONAL HONORS
ConventionSouth Magazine listed Lawrence Gawronski, Executive Director, and Lisa Sanders, Operations/ Events Coordinator for the Vicksburg Convention Center and Vicksburg Auditorium as "Meeting Professionals to Watch In 2011."
January 14, 2011 Ralph Nall Named Director of Dodge City/Ford County Venues
Ralph Nall has been named Executive Director of the United Wireless Center, Magouirk Conference Center and Dodge City Civic Center in Dodge City, KS., VenuWorks President Steve Peters announced.
January 14, 2011 Tim McGraw is coming to the Alerus Center in May
Country legend Tim McGraw will make a stop at the Alerus Center on May 17th as part of his Emotional Traffic Tour.
December 16, 2010 VenuWorkers 2010 Year-in-Review
A VenuWorks Newsletter focused on our employees and our facilities
December 6, 2010 Vicksburg Convention Center Honored as ConventionSouth's Readers' Choice Award Winner
Vicksburg Convention Center, managed by VenuWorks, will be honored in the December 2010 issue of ConventionSouth magazine for receiving a Readers' Choice Award for 2010.
December 2, 2010 Events center has new management
Dodge City arena, conference site switches oversight; officials eye February grand opening. - story from The Hutchinson News
November 5, 2010 Cheryl Swanson Named Alerus Center Director
Cheryl Swanson has been named Executive Director of the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
November 3, 2010 VenuWorks Partners with Global Entertainment
VenuWorks, Inc has announced an agreement with Global Entertainment Corporation to form a strategic partnership in which VenuWorks will provide facility management and food and beverage services to future Global-built facilities.
October 29, 2010 Siehl named Director of Support Services
VenuWorks has announced the appointment of John Siehl, CFE to the newly created position
October 26, 2010 Bemidji Regional Events Center to become The Sanford Center
The recently opened Bemidji Regional Event Center, managed by VenuWorks, will become The Sanford Center.
August 26, 2010 Chanhassen "All Shook Up" Flash Mob Rocks Mall of America
On Sunday, August 22nd, 207 volunteers danced in a “Flash Mob” performance at Mall of America to celebrate Chanhassen Dinner Theatres' new hit production of ALL SHOOK UP in a choreographed rendition of "JAILHOUSE ROCK."
August 24, 2010 Forum Chooses VenuWorks for Management
A Memo of Understanding has been signed between Forum Enterprises Inc and VenuWorks, Inc. for the management of The Forum in Inglewood, California.
August 10, 2010 8 VenuWorks Locations Nab Facilities Prime Site Award of Excellence
Eight VenuWorks-managed venues have received the 2009 Prime Site Award of Excellence from the Facilities Media Group for venue excellence.
July 8, 2010 RiverCenter Renews Contract
The Davenport City Council has voted to extend and expand its contract with VenuWorks to manage the RiverCenter in Davenport, Iowa., VenuWorks President Steve Peters has announced.
July 7, 2010 Kandice Nelson Named Burnsville Director of Marketing and Development
Kandice Nelson has been named Director of Marketing and Development of the Burnsville, Minnesota Performing Arts Center (BPAC).
May 20, 2010 Adler Theatre, Davenport - Broadway 2010-11 Season Announced
Jam Theatricals and the Adler Theatre announce the Lujack Lexus Presents Broadway at the Adler Theatre 2010-11 Season
May 19, 2010 Sale of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres is final
Chanhassen Dinner Theatres has officially been sold to an investment group that includes Steve Peters, owner and President of VenuWorks.
May 11, 2010 U.S. Cellular Center Records Historic March
The numbers are in, and the U.S. Cellular Center, managed by VenuWorks, reported its most profitable March in its history.
May 10, 2010 Hurst Conference Center launches Website
The Hurst Conference Center has launched its website at www.hurstcc.com in anticipation of the Center's opening in September 2010.
April 19, 2010 Tri-City Herald Creates Time Lapse of VenuWorks Arena Conversion
Tri-City Herald photojournalist Kai-Huei Yau recently undertook the project of capturing a time-lapse video of a conversion from ice to basketball at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Washington.
April 16, 2010 Swanson Named Executive Director of Alerus Center
Roger Swanson has been named Executive Director of the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota
April 15, 2010 Vickery named Sales Director at Hurst Coference Center
Venuworks has selected Janice Vickery as the Director of Sales for the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas.
April 7, 2010 Dave Beaupre Named Director of Sales & Marketing for Bemidji Regional Event Center
The Bemidji Regional Event Center, managed by VenuWorks of Bemidji, has announced today the hiring of Dave Beaupre for the position of Director of Sales and Marketing.
March 25, 2010 Alerus Center Executive Director to Step Down
Steve Hyman has resigned his position as Executive Director of the Alerus Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
March 22, 2010 Jean Martinson Named BPAC Business Manager
Jean Martinson has been named Business Manager of the Burnsville Performing Arts Center in Burnsville, Minnesota.
March 2, 2010 Jon Elbaum Named Executive Director in Burnsville
Jon Elbaum has been named Executive Director of the Burnsville Performing Arts Center in Burnsville, Minnesota.
February 26, 2010 VenuWorks Announces Promotions
Venuworks has announced the promotion of Tim Sullivan and Andy Long to new positions at its corporate office.
February 26, 2010 Ferguson named National Director of Food and Beverage
VenuWorks has announced the appointment of Russell Ferguson as the National
February 25, 2010 VenuWorks Withdraws Management Proposal for North Carolina Venue
Venuworks has announced it will withdraw the five-year management proposal it prepared for the Duplin County Events Center in Kenansville, North Carolina.
January 11, 2010 Peters, Brindisi Sign Letter of Intent to Purchase Chanhassen Dinner Theatres
A Letter of Intent has been executed for the purchase of Chanhassen Dinner Theatres by Steven L. Peters, Owner and President of VenuWorks, and Michael Brindisi, Chanhassen Resident Artistic Director and Vice President.
December 15, 2009 Aransas Pass Civic Center Named Business of the Month
The Aransas Pass Civic Center in Aransas Pass, Texas was named Business of the Month for December 2009 by the Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce.
December 15, 2009 Northington Named Executive Director of Hurst Conference Center
Venuworks has selected Charlton W. Northington as the Executive Director for the Hurst Conference Center in Hurst, Texas.
December 3, 2009 LeBarron named Executive Director at Bemidji Regional Event Center
VenuWorks President Steve Peters has announced the appointment ofRobert LeBarron as Executive Director for the Bemidji Regional Events Center,
November 23, 2009 Pollock, Hoyt Sherman Place Named to Venues Today Hall of Headlines
Hoyt Sherman Place, managed by VenuWorks of Ames, and its Executive Director, Carol Pollock, were recently named runners up in the 2009 Hall of Headlines Award by nationally recognized live entertainment industry publication Venues Today.
October 14, 2009 Kennewick and the Kennewick Public Facilities District announce new Windermere Theatre for the Toyota Center
The Toyota Center, home to Broadway and More series since 2006, now has a newly designed theater, and Windermere Real Estate is the naming sponsor partner.
September 30, 2009 Scenes for Hollywood Feature Filmed at Hoyt Sherman Place
Hoyt Sherman Place was transformed into a set for the film "Janie Jones," which is shooting in the Des Moines area.
September 29, 2009 Baumeister named GM at Central Iowa Expo
The Central Iowa Expo has named Randy Baumeister as its general manager, VenuWorks President Steve Peters announced.
August 19, 2009 Bemidji Selects VenuWorks
The Bemidji, Minnesota City Council has chosen VenuWorks as the preferred management company to operate the Bemidji Regional Event Center (BREC
June 4, 2009 VenuWorks and Pacific Edison Team Up For Renewable Energy Development
VenuWorks and Pacific Edison Team Up to Deliver Renewable Energy Development and Consulting Services to VenuWorks Clients
May 21, 2009 Three Rivers Campus Renews Contract
The Kennewick Public Facilities District (KPFD) board of directors has extended its contract with VenuWorks to manage the Three Rivers campus facilities in Kennewick, Washington.
April 30, 2009 Pearson Named Director of Kennewick Three Rivers Campus
Corey A. Pearson has been named Executive Director of the Three Rivers campus in Kennewick, Washington, VenuWorks President Steve Peters has announced.
March 9, 2009 Brookings Swiftel Center Installs New Marquee
Daktronics, Inc., recently manufactured and installed a new double-sided, full color outdoor display at the Swiftel Center.
March 3, 2009 University of North Dakota Signs 10-Year Football Contract at the Alerus Center
The University of North Dakota recently signed a 10-year lease with the Alerus Center, for Fighting Sioux Football. The Alerus Center, managed by VenuWorks, is located in Grand Forks, ND.
February 17, 2009 VenuWorks, Clay County Extend Contract
VenuWorks and the Clay County (Iowa) Fair Board have signed a five-year agreement for VenuWorks to continue its management contract at the Clay County Regional Events Center.
February 13, 2009 VenuWorks Sends Team to Super Bowl XLIII in Tampa
VenuWorks, based in Ames, Iowa, sent three of its directors to work with the NFL Disability Services Team contractor, Madden and Patton, at last week's Super Bowl XVIII in Tampa, FL.
January 23, 2009 VenuWorks terminates Fairfield Arts & Convention Center management contract
VenuWorks gave notice Tuesday that it will end its agreement to manage the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center in Fairfield, Iowa, effective January 31.
November 13, 2008 Rik Edgar named Racine Executive Director
Rik Edgar has been named Executive Director of the Racine Civic Centre, VenuWorks President/CEO Steve Peters has announced.
October 13, 2008 Sullivan Named National Director of Finance
Tim Sullivan has been named Director of Finance for VenuWorks, company President/CEO Steve Peters announced.
August 26, 2008 VenuWorks managed Central Iowa Expo set to reap reward from largest CAT grant
The Farm Progress show begins its three-day run today at the Central Iowa Expo in Boone County, a site that was just another Iowa farm field 11 short months ago.
August 25, 2008 2010 National Horseshoe Pitching Tournament to Cedar Rapids
The Cedar Rapids Ice Arena will host the 2010 National Horseshoe Pitchers Association World Tournament, it recently was announced.
July 2, 2008 VenuWorks awarded contract to manage Texas facility
VenuWorks has been awarded a one-year contract to manage the Aransas Pass Civic Center in Aransas Pass, Texas.
July 1, 2008 VenuWorks to manage Iowa arts, convention center
VenuWorks has received a contract to manage the Fairfield Arts and Convention Center, including the Stephen Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts, Convention Center and Arts Gallery, it was announced today.
June 30, 2008 Central Iowa Expo readies to host Farm Progress Show
Despite continuous rains that have devastated large portions of Iowa, construction on the Central Iowa Expo site that will host the Farm Progress Show in late August is going strong.
June 16, 2008 Record Flood Damages Cedar Rapids Venues
Record flooding from the Cedar River severely damaged one city-owned venue and profoundly affected two others in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
April 10, 2008 Vogt Named Executive Director at Duplin County Events Center
John Vogt has been named the new Executive Director of the Duplin County Events Center in Kenansville, North Carolina.
March 28, 2008 Three VenuWorks Locations Are Prime Site Award Winners
The Alerus Center in Grand Forks, N.D., the U.S. Cellular Center/Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, IA and the RiverCenter/Adler Theatre in Davenport, IA have received a 2007 Prime Site Award of Excellence from the Facilities Media Group for venue excelle
March 28, 2008 U. S. Cellular Center Puts Out Welcome Mat for NCAA Wrestlers
The U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa hosted the NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships on March 8-9 and the NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships on March 15-16.
January 29, 2008 VenuWorks Assists GL events USA in Rio
VenuWorks has been retained by GL events USA to develop a comprehensive plan for Rioarena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil VenuWorks President/CEO Steve Peters has announced.
January 16, 2008 Steve Hyman Named Executive Director of Alerus Center
VenuWorks President Steve Peters announces appointment of Steve Hyman to be the new Executive Director of the VenuWorks-managed Alerus Center in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
December 14, 2007 Three Rivers Convention Center Hosts A Night to Fight Teen Poverty
The Three Rivers Convention Center, in partnership with the United Way of Benton and Franklin Counties, hosted an overnight event that exposed teens of Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland, (Wash) communities to the problems of homeless and impoverished tee
November 8, 2007 Tough Enough to Wear Pink
A Swiftel Center in Brookings, South Dakota Rodeo raises funds to support local efforts at prevention and awareness of breast cancer.
October 31, 2007 Innuagural Season of Broadway in Kennewick
Jam Theatricals and VenuWorks will present six Broadway experiences during the 2007-2008 season, and current and potential patrons recently participated in a "Meet Your Seat" function that allowed them to try out their seats for the upcoming season.
October 15, 2007 Paramount Theatre Hosts 5-City US Martial Arts Goodwill Tour
The North Korean National Tae Kwon Do Demonstration Team made a smashing impression upon a near capacity crowd at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on October 10th.
September 7, 2007 Candidates Vow to Fight Cancer in Cedar Rapids Forum
Presidential candidates promised if they are elected to make cancer a national priority during the two day Lance Armstrong LIVESTRONG Presidential Cancer Forum held at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on August 27-28.
July 31, 2007 Clay County Regional Events Center Hosts Lance Armstrong, RAGBRAI
The Clay County Regional Events Center in Spencer, Iowa hosted an interactive session between riders and cycling champion Lance Armstrong following the first day of the Des Moines Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa in late July.
July 24, 2007 Steve Peters Assumes Leadership of International Management Association
Ames, Iowa - Steve Peters, President of VenuWorks, an Ames based public assembly facility management firm, became President of the International Association of Assembly Managers during the Association's 82nd Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City July 20-24.
July 7, 2007 Compass Facility Management Changes Name to VenuWorks
Compass Facility Management today unveiled a name change that will guide the facility management and consulting company into its second decade. The announcement comes following the completion of an extensive re-branding process conducted by the company.
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