Angie Mykel Named General Manager Lynnwood Convention Center

(Conshohocken, PA) SMG, the world’s leader in private management of public facilities, has announced the appointment of Angie Mykel as General Manager of the Lynnwood Convention Center. Ms. Mykel’s appointment is effective Monday, December 3rd.  Mykel will direct all aspects of the convention’s center operation, and will work with the Lynnwood PFD to provide strategic direction to grow the convention and meetings business.

“SMG’s appointment of Ms. Mykel is unanimously supported by the Lynnwood Public Facilities Development Board of Directors. The District is confident of her skill and ability to lead and manage Convention Center operations, and we look forward to working with her” said Grant Dull, Executive Director of the Lynnwood PFD.

The convention center executive management team is excited to welcome Angie as the leader of SMG’s efforts in Lynnwood. “Her expertise in building strong, cohesive teams dedicated to sales and her vision to provide superior customer service will play an integral role in the growth of the convention and meetings business for Lynnwood", said John Adams, Senior Regional Vice President / SMG, "The convention and meeting marketplace has extraordinary revenue potential for the region; the Lynnwood convention center is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the resurgence of business in this highly competitive industry”.

"I look forward to being part of the continued growth of the convention and meeting, business for Lynnwood," said Mykel, "SMG provides high-quality solutions for our municipal customers in the care, custody and control of their asset and I look forward to being part of that and working with the staff, the Lynnwood PFD to develop a strategic business plan for success.” 


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. For more information, visit

Events at the Lynnwood Convention Center generate an estimated $17 million in annual economic impact.  

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


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 retains SMG to manage the facility.


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. 



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