OGDEN AWARDED ARENA CONTRACT IN NEWCASTLE, ENGLAND.New York New York, state, United States
New York, Middle Atlantic state of the United States. It is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and the Atlantic Ocean (E), New Jersey and Pennsylvania (S), Lakes Erie and Ontario and the Canadian province of , N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--February 8, 1995--Ogden Corporation (Ogden) announced today that its Entertainment Services division has secured a 20-year contract to provide total facility management services at the 10,000-seat Newcastle Arena, a new sports and entertainment arena in Newcastle, England. Scheduled to open in November 1995, the indoor arena will feature ice-hockey, pop and rock concerts and a wide variety of other events.
Ogden will provide consulting services during the design and development phase. Once construction has been completed, Ogden will provide total facility management services as well as event booking and promotion.
This contract furthers Ogden's recent international expansion that includes Europe's largest indoor arena in Manchester, England, currently under construction and scheduled to open in 1995; and the 19,000-seat Ottawa Palladium in Ottawa, Canada and 12,000-seat Oberhausen Arena in Oberhausen, Germany, both currently under construction and scheduled to open in 1996.
"We are pleased to continue Ogden's expansion in Europe with the Newcastle Arena, further strengthening our position as a leader in the global entertainment industry", said R. Richard Ablon, President and Chief Executive Officer.
Ogden Entertainment Services provides facility management, food and beverage F&B is a common abbreviation in the United States and Commonwealth countries, including Hong Kong. F&B is typically the widely accepted abbreviation for "Food and Beverage," which is the sector/industry that specializes in the conceptualization, the making of, and delivery of foods. and related support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services to major sports stadiums, arenas, concert halls, amphitheaters, and parks. Clients include the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, the Great Western Forum in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. , the Target Center in Minneapolis, Veteran's Stadium For the former stadium in Philadelphia, see .
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Ogden is also a leading global provider of support services to airports and airlines and energy and environmental agencies, and is the industry leader in the design, construction and operation of waste-to-energy facilities. Common stock of Ogden (OG) is traded on the New York Stock Exchange New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)
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