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Natalie Caplan has been promoted to VP of entertainment, replaced as entertainment director by ex-LN project manager Denise Gonzales, at the 32-strong arena association
By IQ on 08 May 2017
Arena Network, an association of 32 North American arenas, has made two hires.
Natalie Caplan (pictured) – previously Arena Network’s director of entertainment – has been promoted to vice-president of entertainment, assuming a position left vacant by Tina Suca, who left recently for Brooklyn Sports & Entertainment, the new co-operator of Manhattan’s Webster Hall.
Prior to joining Arena Network, Caplan worked for Nederlander Concerts as director of artist relations at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles.
Replacing her as director of entertainment is Denise Gonzales, who joins from Live Nation’s LA office, where she was project manager for touring. She starts in her new position today (8 May).
Arena Network member venues include the Honda Center (18,336-cap.) in Anaheim, California; Webster Bank Arena (10,000-cap.) in Bridgeport, Connecticut; American Airlines Center (20,000-cap.) in Dallas, Texas; Golden 1 Center (17,608-cap.) in Sacramento, California; and Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena (14,000-cap.) in Spokane, Washington.
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