The Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC), owned by the City of Los Angeles and managed by ASM Global, has appointed Scott Banks as its new Vice-President of Security & Guest Services and Patrick Smart as the new General Manager of Taste of LA by Levy at the LACC.
Banks (pictured) joins the LACC from Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, while Smart moves from a previous post as Director of Sales at ARAMARK at the Anaheim Convention Center for the past 12 years.
“Scott and Patrick are both remarkable additions to our executive team,” said Ellen Schwartz, General Manager, LACC. “They both bring valuable experience to the LACC and I’m excited about what we will accomplish together.”
LACC attracts over 2.5m visitors annually.
The centre’s management company, ASM Global was formed by the combination of international venue and event strategy management companies AEG Facilities and SMG, which now makes up a portfolio of more than 300 arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centres, and performing arts venues.