Kansas City's 20,000-seat arena will set new standards in design and technology, according to Tim Romani, the CEO of ICON Venue Group.
Kansas City arena promises innovations in technology
Construction begins on Chicago's world-class soccer venue
ICON Venue Group will oversee the development and operation of Bridgeview's new $70 million, 20,000-seat sports and entertainment stadium. The venue will house the Major League Soccer team permanently in Chicago's Southland region starting in the spring of 2006.
Leiweke-Romani link leads to new firm
Tim Leiweke and Tim Romani solidified their 13-year relationship in sports facility development by forming a new company called ICON Venue Group, a joint venture between Anschutz Entertainment Group and Romani Group. Russ Simons, a facility development consultant for HOK Sport and former arena manager said, "It's a natural evolution of their successful working relationship."
(For the full article, please read a copy of the November 22-28, 2004 issue of Sports Business Journal)
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