ASM Global Plans Largest Job Fair In Live Entertainment History

Exterior view of Barclays Center during Game Two of the First Round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, May 25, 2021 in New York City.
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– Exterior view of Barclays Center during Game Two of the First Round of the 2021 NBA Playoffs, May 25, 2021 in New York City.
Barclays Center is one of more than 100 venues that take part in the largest job fair in live entertainment history.

ASM Global today announced plans to hire 1,000 employees in 100 of the world’s leading venues to facilitate the return of live performances.

Scheduled Feb. 15-17, and dubbed ‘ASM Global Presents: The Next Great Opportunity,” the live entertainment giant promises “an unprecedented three-day international ‘collaborative job fair’ encompassing four continents internationally.” According to the press announcement, the plans for this unprecedented job fair have been six months in the making.
The coronavirus crisis has left many companies in a variety of industries  short of staff, live entertainment buildings have been among those affected the worst. “ASM Global leadership hopes that the unique global search will surface diverse talent and expand the company’s reach within its local communities and herald the return to the live entertainment experience stilled by the COVID pandemic,” the announcement continues.
A selection of stadiums, convention centers, theaters and arenas participating worldwide can be found below. They participating buildings host more than 160 million guests annually.
Ron Bension
– Ron Bension
ASM Global’s CEO and president.

“ASM Global Presents: The Next Great Opportunity” will enable venues to fill a wide range of roles “from hourly to salaried levels with highly skilled and diverse candidates,” the press release states.

Jobs include almost every aspect of the live entertainment value chain, including operations, business development, finance, food and beverage, human resources, sales, marketing, booking, security, guest services, audio visual tech, catering, and more.
The venues in the U.S., Canada and Latin America are scheduled to host the job fair Feb. 15-16, the United Kingdom and APAC will welcome visitors Feb. 16-17.
Interested applicants can access the job fair through the following links:
ASM Global CEO and President Ron Bension commented: “The return to live is just what the world needs. There’s a thrill, an excitement, that makes this business feel communal for everyone involved. Our hope is that ‘ASM Global Presents: The Next Great Opportunity’ helps ignite that excitement.”
The list of stadiums, convention centres, theatres and arenas participating worldwide includes:
Albuquerque Convention Center
American Bank Center
AO Arena, Manchester
Avenir Centre
Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre
Barclays Center
Bonus Arena, Hull
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
Brookshire Grocery Arena
Broward County Convention Center
Buenos Aries Arena
CGC EVENTS – United Kingdom
Coca-Cola Arena
COX Business Convention Center
Dayton Convention Center
Destination El Paso
DeVos Performance Hall
Devos Place
First Direct Arena, Leeds
Greater Columbus Convention Center
Huntington Place
International Convention Centre Sydney
Kai Tak Sports Park, Hong Kong
Kentucky Performing Arts Center
KFC Yum! Center
Knoxville Civic Auditorium and Coliseum
Las Cruces Convention Center
Leon’s Centre
Long Beach Convention Center
Los Angeles Convention Center
Lynn Family Stadium
Mayo Civic Center
Mechanics Bank Arena
Millennium Youth Entertainment Complex
Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center
NRG Stadium
Oakland Arena
Ontario Convention Center
OVO Arena, Wembley
P&J Live
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Pensacola Bay Center
Plowright Theatre
Qudos Bank Arena
RAC Arena
Ring Center
SAVOR…Chicago at McCormick Place Complex
Shreveport Convention Center
Sioux Falls Arena
Stockton Arena
Target Center
Te Pae Christchurch Convention and Exhibition Centre, New Zealand
The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe
The Oncenter
The Oncenter, St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
T-Mobile Center
Toyota Arena
Utilita Arena, Newcastle
Van Andel Arena
York Barbican, York