Is Private Management Always the Solution?

For the past fifty years almost all of the Convention Centers, Arenas and many of the Performing Arts Centers, in this country, have been built and are owned by some unit of local government. The days are long past when a private entrepreneur could build a major public assembly facility and expect to make a [...]

Are There Too Many Convention Centers?

The question of whether there are just too many convention centers has been debated for several years now. It seems the debate started with an article was published by the Brookings Institution, authored by Heywood Sanders a professor of Urban Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio, titled “Space Available: The Realities of [...]