SUNRISE, Florida (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Sunrise Sports & Entertainment has named the newly-hired Kevin Grove as the Vice President of Event Programming for the BB&T Center.
Grove’s portfolio at the BB&T includes responsibility for all of the center’s event programming and scheduling including concerts, shows, and special events, while also coordinating with the National Hockey League’s scheduling department. He will also oversee the event programming portion of SSE’s relationship with Florida Atlantic University including the FAU Stadium.
The 20,000-capacity BB&T Center serves as the home for the NHL franchise Florida Panthers and also hosts a variety of live entertainment programming.
Grove joins SSE with more than 20 years of experience in the industry, having previously served as Vice President of Event Booking & Marketing and Assistant General Manager of the Cedar Park Center in Austin, Texas.
During his career Grove also spent time with Carol H. Williams Advertising in Detroit as Senior Manager of Event Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, GlobalHue in Southfield, Mich. as Director of Event Marketing, and Brass Ring Productions in Livonia, Mich. as Director of Events. – Staff Writers