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From the Studio Live Design Online:
Minneapolis staging manufacturer, Staging Concepts will partner with The Colonnade Group, an entertainment and sports production company, to transform AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas into a full functioning basketball arena for the 2014 NCAA Final Four Championship Game. The transformation will start March 20 and take approximately 10 days to complete.
Read the complete article at Studio Live Design Online.
From the Alabama 13 News:
The 2014 college football season will see the start of a four-team playoff season to determine the national championship team, and a Birmingham sports event management company is an official provider of packages to see the national championship game.
Colonnade Group is providing “Playoff Premium” packages. Those are VIP experiences for the 2014 championship.
Read the complete article at Alabama 13
From the College Sports Blog in the Dallas Morning News:
Fans who would like to purchase a premium ticket to next year’s title game can start purchasing those tickets today, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell.
The cheapest premium ticket will cost you about $1,900, and you’ll be sitting in the corners of the upper deck.
The tickets are sold through Prime Sport and Colonnade Group, and both are offering packages ranging from $1,899 to north of $5,000 on their website.
Read the complete article at the Dallas Morning News
From The Birmingham Biz Journal:
As you probably know by now, college football will look different when the 2014 season rolls around due to the introduction of a four team playoff system.
Colonnade Group, a Birmingham sports events management company, will have a small piece of the new system. The company has been named as an official provider of “Playoff Premium” packages, a VIP experience for the 2014 National Championship Game.
Read the complete press release at The Birmingham Biz Journal
“Having Colonnade employees on campus year-round to manage the suite and club seat experience for Mississippi State has been invaluable. Their expertise in this area and their knowledge of best practices has helped us formulate policy, adapt to trends and even design our upcoming stadium expansion. Colonnade is more than a partner, they are a part of our department.”
Scott Stricklin, Director of Athletics, Mississippi State University
“Fox selected Colonnade to stage the inaugural Fan Fest for the first Big Ten Championship game based on its stellar reputation and track record. Colonnade delivered on everything they promised and more. Their staff were great to work with. When I entered the hall in Indianapolis on game day and saw what they had accomplished, I was very impressed.”
Larry Jones, Chief Operating Officer, Fox Sports
“The Colonnade Group has helped LSU create a tremendous fan experience in our premium seating areas. They give us the opportunity to offer the best in customer service and their excellent work and conscientious attention to detail reflect positively on our University because they blend seamlessly into our entire game management operation. Whether we are serving our customers in Tiger Stadium, the Pete Maravich Assembly Center or Alex Box Stadium, the Colonnade Group is a great partner for LSU Athletics.” Joe Alleva, Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics, Louisiana State University
“We are pleased to be working with Colonnade in the management of our premium areas for football games at Georgia Tech. Our premium seating is a critical aspect of our operation at Bobby Dodd Stadium. We are well aware that our suite and club patrons and their guests are our most high profile population and some of our most ardent supporters. We have chosen to partner with Colonnade to keep this operation running at its peak efficiency and to ensure outstanding customer service. They have proven to be very responsive and have provided the kind of service that our patrons need and expect.”
Dan Radakovich, former Director of Athletics, Georgia Tech
“The Colonnade Group provided professionalism and creative experience to the Big Ten Football Fan Fest that was crucial to the success of our inaugural Championship weekend. Their expertise in the field of fan event production exceeded our expectations, and gave our fans a memorable experience in Indianapolis. We look forward to our continued partnership with them.”
Jim Delany, Commissioner, Big Ten Conference
“From creating our fan experiences to overall corporate hospitality and production management, the Colonnade Group offers expertise in multiple areas and is in tune with both the client and the fans to offer creative solutions and implement initiatives that benefit all parties. We are proud to have an on-going relationship with them as they serve as an extension of our business operation.”
Pete Derzis, Senior VP & General Manager, ESPN Regional TV