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SMG celebrates 40th anniversary

The year 2017 marks the 40th Anniversary of operation for facility management leader, SMG.

What began in 1977 with their first account, the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, an account that is still proudly managed by SMG today, has grown to more than 230 facilities in five countries.

Kyle France, Chairman of the Louisiana Stadium and Exposition District (LSED), SMG’s longest standing client said:

SMG has been an outstanding partner to the LSED since the inception of our relationship. SMG has delivered on its value promise to the State of Louisiana and is a big reason the Mercedes-Benz Superdome has been so successful in generating such an impact for New Orleans and the surrounding region.

On behalf of the LSED, we congratulate SMG on 40 great years of service and this significant point in its history.

SMG President and CEO, Wes Westley, said:

Long standing partnerships such as the one SMG enjoys with the Mercedes-Benz Superdome are the result of the dedicated work and stewardship provided by our employees to our clients. Throughout this year SMG will be marking this milestone.

SMG has enjoyed a remarkable client retention rate of 93% by focusing our passion and energy into getting the best results for our clients. We’re extraordinarily proud of the company’s growth and success and look forward to an exciting future.

SMG provides management services to more than 230 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centres, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centres,

amphitheatres, equestrian facilities, science centres and a variety of other venues.

SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place and Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston’s NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

Image: Mercedes-Benz Superdome