VenuWorks launches booking agency
VenuWorks, an Iowa-based venue management firm whose properties include arenas and theatres across the US, has announced the launch of an in-house booking agency, VenuWorks Agency.
Based at the company’s headquarters in Ames, Iowa, with an additional office in New York, the boutique VenuWorks Agency will develop touring strategies for its represented acts in collaboration with VenuWorks’ portfolio of venues, which include Ford Center (11,000-cap.) in Evansville, Indiana, Toyota Center (7,200-cap.) in Kennewick, Washington, US Cellular Center (9,022-cap.) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Grossinger Motors Arena (8,000-cap.) in Bloomington, Illinois.
The agency’s first signings are Northern Irish country music star Nathan Carter, Irish Celtic pop singer Chloë Agnew, and Eoin Colfer and Liam Bates’s Christmas show, Noël: The Musical.
Principal agents, meanwhile, are VenuWorks founder/CEO Steve Peters, Riverdance star and Emmy-nominated producer Michael Londra, and public television specialist Jean Clancy.
In a statement, the company describes VenuWorks Agency’s mission: “The company’s main focus will be on helping the artists it represents develop and grow their careers on a national and international stage, while working hand in hand with presenters to provide comprehensive marketing support for each show they contract.”