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AEG Facilities is adding to its Vegas portfolio with a new 65,000-seat sports and entertainment venue, to be home to the Raiders NFL team
By IQ on 27 Jun 2019
AEG Facilities has been selected to operate 65,000-seat stadium under construction in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Set to open in August 2020, the US$2 billion domed stadium will serve as the new home ground of American football team the Oakland Raiders (who will become the Las Vegas Raiders when they relocate from Oakland, California), as well as hosting concerts, festivals, family shows and other sporting events.
AEG Facilities – the arena/stadia management division of AEG – will be responsible for all stadium operations, including hiring staff and planning the schedule of events for its 2020 opening.
“The addition of the stadium … will provide immediate opportunities to bring new high-profile events to Las Vegas”
“We are honoured to have the opportunity to partner with one of sports’ most recognisable, successful and iconic international brands,” says Bob Newman, president of AEG Facilities, “and with a city known as the ‘sports and entertainment capital of the world’ in a stadium destined to set new standards for the fan experience that will be created.
“The addition of the Las Vegas stadium into our global stadia network will provide immediate opportunities to bring new high-profile events to Las Vegas to take advantage of the incredible new stadium and a city that knows how to deliver best-in-class experiences and events.”
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