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Lynnwood Convention Center Welcomes New General Manager

(LYNNWOOD, WA), The Lynnwood Convention Center would like to welcome Greg Lowry as General Manager. Greg has over 20 years experience working in the events industry. Before moving to the northwest, he was employed by SMG in Denver, Colorado at the Colorado Convention Center where he participated in the grand opening of the $340 million dollar expansion. Working in conjunction with Visit Denver, he oversaw sales and booking of all events at the Colorado Convention Center. Greg and the Colorado Convention Center SMG Sales Team successfully wrote, negotiated and executed nearly 400 event agreements every year. Prior to the Colorado Convention Center, he was employed by SMG in Memphis, Tennessee at the Pyramid Arena where he was responsible for all areas of marketing, advertising and public relations for the 20,000 seat arena. While at The Pyramid, Lowry worked with the NBA Memphis Grizzlies Basketball program national touring concerts and family spectaculars.

Greg is a recipient of the Advertising Awards (Addys) VOX award. Memphis Mayor's "Outstanding Community Service Award," and the Denver Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau "Mile High Energy Award." He participates nationally in the Event and Arena Marketing Conference, Meeting Professionals International, Professional Convention Management Association, and International Association of Exhibitions and Events.

Welcome to the team, Greg! 

 


About Lynnwood Public Facilities District

Formed in 1999, the Lynnwood Public Facilities District is governed by a Board of five members appointed by the Lynnwood City Council. The District owns the Lynnwood Convention Center and the surrounding twelve acre parcel. The District retains to SMG to manage the facility.

 

About Lynnwood Convention Center  

Opened in 2005 in Lynnwood, Washington, The Lynnwood Convention Center is situated in the heart of Washington's aerospace, high tech and bio-med corridor. Conveniently located near I-5, I-405 and Hwy 99, the Center offers individualized meeting spaces with full onsite audiovisual and electrical support, and first class, 5-star resort quality in-house catering. The facility has adopted green/sustainable initiatives that include composting, an extensive recycling program, and transitioning to the use of all green chemicals. The Lynnwood Convention Center is owned by the Lynnwood Public Facilities District and is managed by SMG. For more information, visit www.lynnwoodcc.com.  

Frontier is the official Wi-Fi partner and Media Lounge sponsor of the Lynnwood Convention Center.

 

About SMG

Since 1977, SMG has provided management services to over 220 public assembly facilities including arenas, stadiums, theatres and performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, convention, congress and exhibition centers, science centers and a variety of other venues. Across the globe, SMG manages more than 12 million square feet (1.1 million square meters) of exhibition space and over 1.5 million arena and theatre seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 100 accounts worldwide. For more information, visit www.smgworld.com.


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