A periodic peek at faces and places from across the venues universe


CON FUEGO: The reception at Acrisure Arena was a featured part of VNC 2023 and Oak View Group Hospitality included photo ops with Coachella Valley Firebirds mascot Fuego. The AHL team calls the venue home. (VN Staff)

KEY POINT: OVG Chairman and CEO Tim Leieweke offered encouraging but sobering words of welcome as the venues industry’s resilience is likely to face additional challenges. (VN Staff)
ACRISURE OF IT: VNC 2023 attendees got to check out year-old Acrisure Arena at the end of Day One. (VN Staff)


NET POSITIVE: Attendees network with colleagues, cocktails and delectable delights at Acrisre Arena. (VN Staff)
FRESH TAKE: Oysters in the desert? You bet. (VN Staff)
MIXING AND MINGLING: Attendees took a short bus ride from the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa to nearby Acrisure Arena in Thousand Palms. (VN Staff)
TASTEFUL RECEPTION: Attendees got a taste of high-end venue service during the reception at Acrisure Arena. (VN Staff)