Recent Posts tagged with Houston

PWS, ATK/Versacom Team Up Again for Super Bowl

When the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons took the field for Super Bowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, Professional Wireless Systems (PWS) was on-site once again, working closely with Karl Voss and the NFL Game Day Coordinators (GDC͛s), to supply RF management for the NFL referees and the on-field entertainment. ATK/Versacom partnered with PWS to bring to life the […]  More

Rice University Brings New Video Experience to Reckling Park

Reckling Park, on the campus of Rice University in Houston, TX, is receiving a new 1,000-square-foot LED video display from Daktronics to entertain and inform Owl’s baseball fans in 2017. The project extends a partnership between Rice University and Daktronics that includes a significant upgrade for football this past fall.  More

Venue News: Vikings Get a New Home, for Now

The Minnesota Vikings are heading down the road to the University of Minnesota’s TCF Bank Stadium after the collapse of the Metrodome roof last weekend. With the city, and TCF Bank Stadium, buried under a heavy blanket of snow, the Vikings traveled to Ford Field in Detroit to battle the New York Giants on Monday night. This […]  More

Venue News: Lambeau Leaps to Upgraded Fan Experience

The Green Bay Packers this week proposed the NFL version of big-screen, high-definition TV for Lambeau Field. The Packers want to replace the scoreboards at the north and south ends of the stadium with state-of-the-art digital screens on par with those in 24 other stadiums and improve game-related audio in the bowl and club seats. […]  More

Venue News: Reliant Stadium Owner Draws on Reserve To Service Debt

The Harris County-Houston Sports Authority, for the first time, is turning to its $56 million reserve account to make a debt payment on Reliant Stadium. The Houston Chronicle reported that the authority is short $5 million on a payment due this week on the venue, which is home to the Houston Texans. The debt payments […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Hotel Tax To Generate Stadium Revenue

The Santa Clara, CA, City Council this week will begin discussing the process of assessing a 2% hotel tax to generate revenue for the proposed stadium for the San Francisco 49ers next to the Great America theme park. Deputy City Manager Carol McCarthy said the meeting will be the start of the process to establish […]  More

Venue News & Notes: Commission To Recommend A’s Move to San Jose

Major League Baseball is set to report that its MLB Baseball Stadium Commission, formed to evaluate the Oakland A’s stadium situation, is going to recommend to MLB Commissioner Bud Selig that the Oakland A’s move to San Jose, CA. The news came too late in the night Monday to check with appropriate key players for […]  More

Venue News & Notes: 49ers Stadium Campaign Hits Cable

The campaign for a new stadium for the San Francisco 49ers in Santa Clara, CA, will start airing its first television ads in the next week. Using the “power of yes” as its motto, the commercial, which will air in the Santa Clara area on cable-television channels, spins through a series of local residents and […]  More

Venue News & Notes: White Sox Block Cubs’ Arizona Home

The Chicago Cubs are facing opposition from the White Sox and other Cactus League teams to a financing plan for their new spring-training complex in Mesa, AZ. Under the proposed plan, all Cactus League teams would bankroll the $84 million stadium though ticket surcharges. White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf said other teams didn’t pitch in […]  More

Venue News & Notes: NBA Backs Plan for Downtown Sacramento Arena

In a game-changing move, the National Basketball Association has backed one of the arena task force-elicited plans that would build an arena for the Sacramento Kings downtown at The Railyards through the sale of Cal Expo and the relocation of the fairgrounds to land at Arco Arena. An NBA consultant and developers Gerry Kamilos and […]  More

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