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ICC DURBAN COMES OUT CAGE FIGHTING posted on: 8/11/2010 10:43:23
SOUTH AFRICA - The International Convention Centre Durban has come out fighting for a new kind of business stream, with the MMA King of the Cage Fight hosted at the venue’s Arena on 25 November.
ICC Durban Acting CEO Jeremy Hurter, said: “We are incredibly excited to be hosting an international title fight of this stature in the ICC Arena. The event is a first for Durban and the ICC and will showcase just how well the ICC Arena can accommodate sporting events. We will be working with the organisers to ensure that patrons will enjoy an evening of glamour and excitement similar to that of Madison Square Garden in New York City or Las Vegas.”
AMERICAS - Venue operator AEG Facilities has reversed years of financial deficit at the Los Angeles Convention Center and posted the first profits in years ($3.3m) following the centre's first year in private hands.
EUROPE - International booking agency and employee engagement specialist BI Worldwide, part of the Schoeneckers group, has appointed ex-EMEA regional director at the Pacific World DMC, Shaun Casey, as operations director.