Stadium MK in Milton Keynes has appointed Andy Gibb as director of Arena MK. His brief is to drive and shape its growing conference and event business.
New signing Gibb brings a wealth of experience having recently been managing director at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. Prior to that role, Gibb was commercial director at events business GES.
Opened in February 2014 Arena MK sits alongside DoubleTree by Hilton Milton Keynes and Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill in the stadium.
Gibb commented: “I’m absolutely delighted to be joining Arena MK at this exciting time in its development. The Arena is an outstanding facility, in a superb location, with a 304-bedroom hotel and market leading restaurants alongside it. The aim is to build on an already impressive calendar of events by attracting more exhibitions, conferences, live events and concerts, and to establish Arena MK as a serious player in the UK events market.”
Arena MK can host up to 3,500 delegates for a conference or 5,000 guests for a concert.