LEXINGTON, Ky. (CelebrityAccess) Oak View Group Facilities, in a partnership with Lexington Center Corporation, has announced Brian Sipe as Director of Booking at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Ky.
Sipe joins OVG Facilities after serving as GM of Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes Barre, Pa.
In September 2017, Sipe was named the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional of the Year Award.
Sipe also spent time as box office manager at the Sovereign Bank Arena in Trenton, N.J., booking and box office manager at the Sovereign Center in Reading, Pa.; amd GM of the Big Sandy Superstore Arena in Huntington, W.Va., where his venue was nominated twice for the Academy of Country Music Venue of the Year award.
“Brian is a well-respected leader in live entertainment,” said Bill Owen, President, Lexington Center Corporation, owners of Rupp Arena. “We’re fortunate that he will be joining us here in Lexington to lead Oak View Group Facilities vision for enhancing our event schedule. Oak View Group continues to bring outstanding live entertainment to Lexington, and we appreciate their partnership with us at Rupp Arena.”
“We’re excited to have Brian join our team and lead our efforts in Lexington,” said Hank Abate, President, OVG Facilities. “Brian brings a tremendous amount of experience in bookings to Lexington, and we will lean on him to help us secure events at some of our additional properties.”