For nearly four decades, worldwide entertainment and convention center management company SMG has set standards in the business of developing, managing and marketing live event venues. In the past 10 years alone, SMG has opened or renovated more than 20 facilities in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. It has, in fact, been a decade of openings.

As the live event business reaches new heights and drives the fortunes of the wider music biz, SMG plays an important role in the singular task of managing the venues that draw performers and their fans again and again.

Subscribe to billboard biz to continue reading this article and thousands more. subscribers get:
  • 24/7 coverage of every genre and sector of the business with over 150 exclusive charts
  • Bulletin: Breaking stories, chart info and analysis sent directly to your inbox every weekday
  • Billboard Magazine iPad Edition: An enhanced version of the magazine with video, photo galleries and playable charts
  • Archives: A rich history of articles and exclusive charts

Join now or Log In