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Global Spectrum Manager earns top honor

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Global Spectrum and Augusta Entertainment Complex are proud to announce that General Manager, Monty Jones Jr., has been recognized by Venues Today Magazine for winning the Generation Next Award for excellence and creativity in the entertainment industry.  In addition, Jones was awarded the Social Butterfly Award by the fans of Venues Today Magazine through Facebook.

The annual award honors young professionals who stand out in the entertainment industry. The award highlights the efforts of leaders under the age of 35 who make a difference in the sports, music, conventions, family shows, fairs and festivals. Jones is one of only five selected to win this award out of a group of twenty-eight international professionals. Jones and the other Generation Next Award winners including fellow Global Spectrum General Manager Jason Blumenfeld, will be profiled in the June issue of the magazine.

"I am extremely honored to be chosen as the recipient of such a prestigious award within our industry," says Global Spectrum's Monty Jones Jr. "I would not have been able to do it without the support that everyone has provided along the way."

Jones has been a General Manager since 2007 and has not only brought major events to every market he has been a part of, but has also initiated Global Spectrum's STEP UP green initiative program.  This program has brought many positive changes to the Augusta Entertainment Complex that have helped to decrease the overall ecologic footprint. 

 

ORIGINAL STORY:

Venues Today Magazine once again is honoring young professionals who stand out in the entertainment industry. The annual award honors young leaders under the age of 35 who make a difference in sports, music, conventions, family shows and fairs and festivals. This year, Global Spectrum General Manager Monty Jones Jr is one of twenty-eight young professionals world-wide who is nominated for the award.

"I feel very honored and humbled to just be nominated alongside so many great young industry professionals," says Global Spectrum GM Monty Jones Jr.  "I would not be here without the support of my family, a great staff, the Coliseum Authority, the Global Spectrum family, and the community I serve."

This year Venues Today has opened up voting for the Generation Next Awards to Facebook fans. Help honor young professionals in the entertainment industry who are making a difference https://www.facebook.com/venuestoday/app_501131109919162.  Voting ends Friday, March 15.  Winners will be congratulated at the 2013 Event and Arena Marketing Conference in Austin, Texas this June.

The Venues Today Generation Next Award winners will be profiled in the June issue of the magazine.  There will be five winners selected from the group of twenty-eight.

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