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The Live Nation-owned promoter has hired industry veteran Rob Buswell as head of radio shows and special events
By IQ on 15 Jan 2020
Colorado- and Washington-based promoter Emporium Presents has hired Rob Buswell as head of radio shows and special events.
Under Buswell, Emporium, majority owned by Live Nation since the tail end of 2018, aims to increase its show production and expand its range of speciality events, according to a statement.
Buswell has owned and operated radio show promoter Pro Events since 2001, producing events and booking talent for nearly 100 US radio stations and working with artists including Drake, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Foo Fighters, Chance the Rapper and Destiny’s Child.
“Rob has been a longtime friend and partner of Emporium Presents. He brings his exceptional experience and relationships to a great team and will help us continue to grow our business,” says Emporium’s COO, Tina Suca, who joined in September.
Buswell will be working remotely from Arizona and can be reached at Rob@emporiumpresents.com. Led by directors Dan Steinberg and Jason Zink, Emporium Presents produces over 400 shows annually across the US and Canada.
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