Spectra, the providers of venue management to the Owensboro Convention Center and the Owensboro Sportscenter, is pleased to announce some promotions and welcome new members to their Owensboro team.
Brett Shaw joins the Spectra team as an event manager. A graduate from UNC – Chapel Hill in May 2019 with a Bachelor’s in Sports Administration, he brings 15 years of event experience to his new role, having worked with athletic events, children’s and ice shows. He was previously with PNC Arena as the assistant operations manager during the Carolina hurricanes. A native of Morgantown, W.V., Shaw has relocated from Cary, N.C., and is looking forward to exploring Owensboro and the surrounding areas.
For more info, visit OwensboroEvents.com.
The Owensboro Convention Center, Western Kentucky’s premier meeting space, is a full-service meeting facility overlooking the scenic Ohio River in revitalized downtown Owensboro, Ky. The multi-purpose center boasts just under 102,000 sq.ft. of available space, including a 44,000+ sq.ft. exhibition hall, 8,900+ sq.ft. Kentucky Legend Pier outside over the scenic Ohio River, and additional ballroom, meeting, and pre-function space. For more info, visit OwensboroCenter.com.
The Owensboro Sportscenter, one of the city’s most historic buildings, opened in 1949. It is a multi-purpose 5,000 seat arena that hosts graduations, concerts, sporting events, tradeshows, meetings and receptions. The Owensboro Sportscenter is home to the Owensboro Thoroughbreds of the TBL (The Basketball League), Division II Kentucky Wesleyan College Panthers Men’s and Women’s Basketball of the Great Midwest Athletic Conference, and the Owensboro Catholic High School Aces Basketball. For more info, visit OwensboroSportscenter.com.
Spectra is an industry leader in hosting and entertainment, partnering with clients to create memorable experiences for millions of visitors every year. Spectra’s unmatched blend of integrated services delivers incremental value for clients through several primary areas of expertise: Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Partnerships. For more info, visit SpectraExperiences.com.