Dallas, TX, August 8,2023 —OVG360, a leading public assembly management company for conventions and tradeshows, proudly announces the selection of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas’ (KBHCCD) new housekeeping vendor following a rigorous Request for Proposal (RFP) process. With an unwavering commitment to excellence and a strong focus on customer satisfaction, OVG360 is confident that this partnership will elevate the standard of professional housekeeping services for the KBHCCD.
After carefully evaluating several proposals from industry-leading vendors, OVG360 is pleased to have chosen Aramark Management Services as their trusted housekeeping partner to provide services at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas. With an established track record of delivering exceptional services, Aramark Management Services stood out as the ideal candidate to fulfill the organization's stringent requirements.
"Our decision to award the RFP to Aramark Management Services was driven by their exemplary reputation in the industry, their dedication to quality, commitment to professionalism, and partnership with small local business owners, "said Andrew Sims, Assistant General Manager-Operations at OVG360. "We are confident that their expertise will significantly enhance our housekeeping operations and further improve the experience for our valued clients and guests."
Through this partnership, OVG 360 and Aramark Management Services will foster a strong collaboration to raise and enhance the level of housekeeping standards by developing new benchmarks for cleanliness, efficiency, and overall customer satisfaction.
“We are honored by the opportunity to partner with the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center,” said Stephen Cantrell, Aramark Regional Vice President. “We look forward to integrating our world class facility services expertise into the customer and guest experience for events into the future.”
“By leveraging Aramark Management Services expertise and OVG360's determined commitment to excellence, we are confident that this partnership will be a resounding success,” said Anthony Lopez, General Manager at OVG360.
About Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas
The KBHCCD is one of the largest convention centers in the nation. Every year it welcomes over a million visitors attending major national and international conventions, meetings, concerts, athletic competitions, auto shows, and more. For more information about the KBHCCD, visit dallasconventioncenter.com.
About Oak View Group (OVG)
Oak View Group (OVG) is a global sports and entertainment company founded by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff in 2015. OVG is focused on being a positive disruption to business as usual in the sports, live entertainment, and hospitality industries and currently has eight divisions, including OVG360, across four global offices(Los Angeles, New York, London, and Philadelphia). More information is available at oakviewgroup.com.
Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves the world’s leading educational institutions, Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, prominent healthcare providers, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world with food, facilities, and uniform services. Because their culture is rooted in service, their employees strive to do great things for each other, their partners, their communities, and the planet. Aramark has been recognized on FORTUNE’s list of "World's Most Admired Companies,” Diversity Inc’s “Top 50 Companies for Diversity” and “Top Companies for Employee Resource Groups,” Newsweek’s list of "America's Most Responsible Companies 2023,” the HRC’s “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality,” and scored 100% on the Disability Equality Index. Learn more at aramark.com.
The City of Dallas Convention and Event Services Department, in collaboration with the Office of Procurement Services and Small Business Center, will host several outreach sessions on February 17 and 21, 2023 to provide an overview of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) Master Plan and the timeline for the Project Manager/Owner’s Representative solicitation proposal submissions.
Location: Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas, Ballroom D3 East Fork
Address: 650 S. Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202
Session1: 8 to 9:30 a.m. (In-Person Only)
Session 2: 12 to 1:30 p.m. (In-Person Only)
Session 3: 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Virtual Only by WebEX)
Session4: 12 to 1:30 p.m. (In-Person Only)
Session 5: 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Hybrid – In-Person and by WebEx)
EXHIBITORMagazine, a leading industry publication honoring the best in event venues, named Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas a Center of Excellence for a third year.
Dallas, TX – On October 7, EXHIBITOR announced the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) as one of North America’s best convention centers for trade shows and events. In2019, Exhibitor Group, which produces both EXHIBITOR magazine and Find It on EXHIBITORXchange, the buyer’s guide to trade show products and services, announced an initiative to identify and recognize North America’s best convention centers for trade shows and events. Small, medium, and large convention centers throughout North America were considered and evaluated using an objective algorithm and a myriad of criteria.
“While individual exhibit managers rarely have a say in where their trade shows are held, they are often the ones most impacted by that decision. This is their opportunity to give credit where credit is due and celebrate the exhibitor-friendly venues that do their part to make trade shows and events as smooth, successful, and painless as possible,” said Travis Stanton, editor in chief of EXHIBITOR magazine, noting that everything from health and safety protocols to the cost and quality of Wi-Fi access can have a significant impact on exhibiting companies’ experiences at events. “Simply by virtue of being included in this list, these facilities have proven their ability to host trade shows and events of all shapes and sizes while providing world-class service and state-of-the-art accommodations.”
“In the year following the pandemic, our industry has seen a lot of change. This award truly speaks to our team’s commitment to fostering excellence and showcasing their ability to pivot no matter what circumstances come their way,” said Anthony Lopez, General Manager of the KBHCCD. “We continue to work hard to have a positive impact in our industry through service enhancements, sustainability initiatives, and forward-thinking safety, security and sanitation procedures.”
The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas is managed by OVG360. For more information about the KBHCCD, please visit dallasconventioncenter.com or phone
(214) 939-2700. To learn more about EXHIBITOR Magazine and the Centers of Excellence awards, visit exhibitoronline.com/awards/coe.
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas | 650 S. Griffin St. | Dallas, TX 75202
The Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) has announced that it has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ re-accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities. This is year two for the KBHCCD and a great achievement as GBAC affirmed their procedures and protocols. Under the guidance of GBAC, a Division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, the KBHCCD has implemented the most stringent protocols for cleaning, disinfection and infectious disease prevention in its facility. They continue to enhance what they have learned throughout the various stages of the pandemic.
On Oct. 23, the first Together Again Expo Hometown Series will take place at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD), which closed in March due to COVID-19. Hosted by the Alliance Nationwide Exposition and their partner, the Texas Live Events Coalition, the expo is a demonstration of how trade shows and live events may happen safely and responsibly.
Earlier this year, Exhibitor Media Group, which produces both EXHIBITOR magazine and Find It – Marketplace, the buyer’s guide to trade show products and services, announced an initiative to identify and recognize North America’s best convention centers for trade shows and events.
DALLAS Spectra has named industry veteran J. Anthony Lopez the new GM for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (KBHCCD), effective yesterday.
Stacey Church, who has served as general manager of the Kentucky International Convention Center since January 2018, has accepted a leadership role at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Dallas.
The City Council approved a 5-year contract with Spectra Venue Management to manage the day-to-day client and facility operations of the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD), in order to improve the client experience and increase revenues, making Dallas a high performing convention and event city.
The Dallas Convention Center is now the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, after the City Council voted 11-0 Wednesday to rename the facility in honor of the retired U.S. senator.