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SSE Hires VP Of Event Programming Matt Bell

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers
BankAtlantic Center recently ranked No. 15 arena venue in the world

 
SUNRISE, FL. – Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced today that Matt Bell has joined the organization as Vice President of Event Programming for the BankAtlantic Center.
 
“We are thrilled to welcome an experienced and professional person such as Matt Bell to the SSE family,” said SSE president & COO Michael Yormark. “I am extremely confident that Matt will help the BankAtlantic Center both maintain and grow its reputation as the ‘Center of it All’ for South Florida entertainment, and one of the premier venues of its kind in the world.”
 
In this role, Bell will be responsible for all of the BankAtlantic Center’s event programming and scheduling including concerts, shows, and special events, while also coordinating with the National Hockey League’s scheduling department.
 
Bell joins SSE from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority where he spent six years in the booking department for both the IZOD Center and Giants Stadium. Bell is a graduate of Penn State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation & Park Management.
 
The BankAtlantic Center was recently ranked No. 7 in the United States and No. 15 in the world in Pollstar’s first quarter arena venue rankings.
 
Sunrise Sports & Entertainment is the premier company of its kind in South Florida. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. Home to more than 200 events annually and the Florida Panthers Hockey Club, the BankAtlantic Center welcomes more than two million guests each year.
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