NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, the Long Island arena that reopened in 2017 after a $180 million renovation and ranks among the top ticket sellers in its capacity class, will be closed indefinitely, according to an announcement Tuesday. Continue Reading Nassau Coliseum to Close IndefinitelyRead More
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BSE Global promoted Nick Vaerewyck to senior vice president of programming and business operations at NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Vaerewyck will oversee programming, marketing, sales and communications for the Long Island, N.Y., venue. Vaerewyck served as vice president of programming ahead of the building’s reopening in 2017. Before that, as senior director of programming, he managed the venue’s programming calendar, including concerts, sports events, family shows and Exhibition Hall bookings. Previously, Vaerewyck spent 10 years at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, where he managed more than 130 sports, concerts and family events annually. Vaerewyck will work alongside General Manager Joe Zino, who has also been with Nassau Coliseum since it reopened in 2017.
BSE Global has revitalized NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. (All photos courtesy BSE Global) Sheldon: ‘Goal is to keep all this positive momentum going’ BSE Global, which runs Brooklyn’s Barclays Center, took over operations at NYCB Live: Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum two years ago after a $180 million renovation. To mark the anniversary, VenuesNow spoke with its executive vice president of programming, Keith Sheldon, about what the company has learned about bringing an arena back to prominence. How’s it going at NYCB Live? Great. The building is back, open for business and better than ever. In the last fiscal year, 10 of 12 shows sold out and the two shows there were not sellouts had a 90 percent sell-through rate. The range began with Panic! at the Disco in July and has continued through our latest show, which was Kiss, last week (March 22). Have things gone to plan?… Continue Reading BSE Global on NYCB Live, Two Years In