SPTE 203, Into & Ch. 1, Week 1 Notes
SPTE 203, Into & Ch. 1, Week 1 Notes SPTE 203 001
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CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION- VENUE TYPES - NOTE: Everything in pink IMPORTANT INTRODUCTION -HOW LONG HAVE PUBLIC ASSEMBLY FACILITIES HOSTED EVENTS? Roman era at the infamous Coliseum Opened in 80 AD o Gladiatorial contests, animal hunts, executions, and naval battles o 70,000 Capacity o Retractable roof o Hard tickets and elevators TYPES OF VENUES: Arena/ Coliseums o Indoor facility with fixed seats and/or portable seating o Permanent or Portable stage Performing Arts/ Theaters o Permanent stage o Permanent seating o Sloped floor o High-end type of venue o No food or beverages o Events- Musicals, Opera, Plays, Orchestra Auditoriums o Permanent stage o Permanent and portable seating o Flat floor o Events- Small concerts, Graduations, Pageants Convention Centers o Exhibit and Meeting space o Large flat spaces o Events- Meeting, Banquets, Career Expos Stadiums o Large facility with seats and bleachers surrounding a field arena o Open air or Dome (Retractable Roofs) o Events- Sports events, Concerts, Award shows Amphitheaters o Open air with stage o Permanent seating o Lawn or portable seating o Seasonal event schedule o Weather can be an issue o Events- Concerts, Entertainment Complex o Combination of 2 or more facilities/buildings o Managed by a single entity o Events- Organizations, banquets, arenas Racetracks o Built for single purpose (To race cars) o Single use/purpose o Events- Race events Aquatic Center o Permanent seating/ portable seating o Single use/purpose o Events- Swimming, Diving Velodome o Permanent/portable seating o Single use/purpose o Events- Bicycling, Cyclist WHY ARE PUBLIC ASSEMBLY FACILITIES BUILT? 1. Economic Stimulus/ New Business Development 2. Social Stimulus/ Community Pride FACILITY OWNERSHIP - Who actually owns public Assembly Facilities? Public o Owned by city Private o Owned by individual owner or corporation FACILITY OWNERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT Who Manages Public Assembly? Public Ownership/ Public Employees Public Ownership/ Private Management Company Private Ownership/ Private Employees PSL o Personal State License o A paid license that entitles the holder to the right to buy season tickets for a certain seat in a stadium. CHAPTER 1 IMPORTANT Facilities and Events Have Been Around Almost 2000 Years The Business Is Dynamic—Events Are Highly Publicized: Issues Like Fan Safety, Affordability, and Sustainability Are Important Technology Has A Tremendous Impact On Facilities and Events Events and Facilities Have an Impact Globally WHAT ARE THE MAJOR CHALLENGES FACING EVENT AND FACILITY MANAGERS? Fan Safety (Violence) Innovative and Unique Venue Designs Globalization Green Facilities (Sustainability) CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATION SPENT Estimated 22 billion spent in US from 1990-2005 INNOVATIVE DESIGNS AND EVENTS 34 new arenas worldwide between 2007-2010 Total cost approximately 4.4 billion THE GLOBALIZATION OF SPORT 2003- Global Soccer matches in US 2003- MLB offices open in Tokyo 2006- First ever world Baseball Classic 2007- NBA offices open in China 2008- AEG agreement for Beijing Olympic Basketball Arena 2007-2020- NFL Regular season game in London o MNF- Mexico- Raiders vs. Houston o Jaguars playing in London through 2020 2015- Charlotte Hornets vs. LA Clippers SUSTAINABILITY st 2008- 1 LEED Sports Facilities (Nationals Baseball Park) LEED= Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design o A comprehensive philosophy in which a variety of environmentally friendly materials and procedures are utilized to help reduce energy expenditures FAN SAFETY Event Related Examples o Girl hit by a foul ball o Race debris at NASCAR o Fan falls at baseball stadium o Festival tent collapses FAN AFFORDABILITY -How much are the tickets? Ticket Auction What affects ticket affordability? o Stadium Location and Amenities o Quality of Team o Quality of Opponent (perceived) Dynamic pricing Ticket Affordability Factors? o Expenses o Other Equipment o Concession prices o Merchandise prices o Parking fees TECHNOLOGY - CAD Drawings - Paperless Ticket
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