Sydney Entertainment Centre

  1. Sydney Entertainment Centre GM Steve Romer Exits

    December 11, 2013 5:29 AM EST Sydney Entertainment Centre GM Steve Romer leaves his position this week after four years in the job. A 40-year venues veteran, Romer was parachuted into the SEC job when his employers Darling Harbour Convention and Exhibition assumed management o ...

  2. Pink Wraps Tour Down Under, Grosses $29M For Final Three Shows

    September 13, 2013 9:45 AM EDT Box office stats from three arenas have been reported for Pink following the wrap of the Australian leg of her “Truth About Love” tour that drew sellout crowds in five cities in Australia from late-June through early-September. Grosses reported ...

  3. Sydney Entertainment Centre To Be Demolished

    April 18, 2012 1:22 PM EDT The Sydney Entertainment Centre, for many years the biggest arena in Australia's largest market, is facing the wrecking ball. The New South Wales Premier Barry O'Farrell today confirmed the site would be demolished in late 2013 as part o ...

  4. Sydney Entertainment Centre To Relaunch

    September 04, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The new operators of the Sydney Entertainment Centre have spoken for the first time about their determination to return the venue as a top concerts destination. "We're going to rebrand and relaunch the SEC," the venue's GM Stev ...

  5. Sydney Entertainment Centre Faces Uncertain Future

    August 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT The future of the Sydney Entertainment Centre appears to hang in the balance after a spiralling chain of events climaxed with the eviction of the venue's tenants. At least 20 staff involved in running the arena lost their jobs yesterday (Aug. ...

  6. Australia's Arena Management In Receivership

    July 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Australian venues group Arena Management, operator of the troubled Sydney Entertainment Centre, has been placed into receivership. The news comes just weeks after AEG Ogden, managers of the largest network of venues in the Asia Pacific region, sai ...

  7. AEG Ogden, Arena Management Clash Over Sydney Entertainment Center

    July 07, 2009 12:00 AM EDT AEG Ogden still harbors ambitions of adding the Sydney Entertainment Center to its portfolio. But a war of words has ignited after the Australian venue management firm openly questioned the venue's financial situation. Sydney-based Arena Mana ...

  8. AEG Ogden Deal For Sydney Entertainment Centre Nixed

    July 03, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Arena Management, operator of the Sydney Entertainment Centre, has admitted competitor AEG Ogden had been circling the venue's operating lease, but said any such deal has since been nixed. Reports had emerged in recent days that AEG Ogden was ...

  9. Pink Donates To Aus Bushfire Relief Program

    February 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Pink has pledged $250,000 Australian ($160,000) to Australia's bushfire relief program. The donation will assist the Red Cross Bushfire Appeal, which has worked at the frontline of support efforts for the thousands affected by rampant bushfir ...

  10. Elton Enters History Books In Sydney

    May 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Rocket Man, Elton John, has been officially recognized for blasting his way into the record books Down Under. Michael Jacobsen, chairman of Arena Management, presented the veteran singer with a plaque Monday night at the Sydney Entertainment C ...

  11. Australia's Arena Management Taps Cunningham

    September 13, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Australian venue operator Arena Management has hired veteran venue manager Ross Cunningham to fill its newly-created role of managing director. He starts in December, reporting to Sydney-based CEO and executive chairman Michael Jacobsen. Arena Man ...

  12. Rocket Man Launches Into Record Books

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elton sets Sydney Entertainment Centre record. Elton sets Sydney Entertainment Centre record. News ...

  13. Rocket Man Launches Into Record Books

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elton John is poised to set a new record for the greatest number of performances at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Elton John is poised to set a new record for the greatest number of performances at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Promoters Mic ...

  14. Rocket Man Launches Into Record Books

    October 04, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Elton sets Sydney Entertainment Centre record. Elton John is poised to set a new record for the greatest number of performances at the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Promoters Michael Chugg Entertainment today (Oct. 4) announced a third Sydney show ...

  15. Druery To Head SEC

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based venue operator Arena Management today (Aug. 11) promoted its operations manager David Druery to GM of the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Sydney-based venue operator Arena Management today (Aug. 11) promoted its operations manager David ...

  16. Druery To Head SEC

    August 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based venue operator Arena Management today (Aug. 11) promoted its operations manager David Druery to GM of the Sydney Entertainment Centre. Sydney-based venue operator Arena Management today (Aug. 11) promoted its operations manager David ...

  17. Hansen Appointed Sydney Entertainment Centre GM

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.S. venue management manager Chris Hansen has been appointed GM of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainment Centre, with immediate effect. U.S. venue management manager Chris Hansen has been appointed GM of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainmen ...

  18. Hansen Appointed Sydney Entertainment Centre GM

    January 09, 2006 12:00 AM EST U.S. venue management manager Chris Hansen has been appointed GM of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainment Centre, with immediate effect. U.S. venue management manager Chris Hansen has been appointed GM of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainmen ...

  19. Jacobsen Appointed CEO Of Arena Management

    May 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based concert promoter Michael Jacobsen was appointed May 5 as CEO of Arena Management, operator of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainment Center. Arena Management also operates the 2,000-cap Sydney-based concert promoter Michael Jacobsen ...

  20. Jacobsen Appointed CEO Of Arena Management

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based concert promoter Michael Jacobsen was today (May 5) appointed CEO of Arena Management, operator of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainment Center. Arena Management also operates the 2,00 Sydney-based concert promoter Michael Jacobsen ...

  21. Jacobsen Appointed CEO Of Arena Management

    May 05, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sydney-based concert promoter Michael Jacobsen was today (May 5) appointed CEO of Arena Management, operator of the 12,400-capacity Sydney Entertainment Center. Arena Management also operates the 2,00 Sydney-based concert promoter Michael Jacobsen ...