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ASM Global—Largest Live-Event Portfolio in the World—Continues Rapid Growth With Addition of 57th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards

December 22, 2021 GMT
Photo courtesy of ASM Global
Photo courtesy of ASM Global
Photo courtesy of ASM Global


With the recent announcement of ASM Global’s Allegiant Stadium as the site of the 57 th Academy of Country Music Awards live in Las Vegas March 7, 2022, the event became the latest addition to ASM’s distinction of now hosting the most concerts, professional and minor league sports, family shows, conventions, exhibitions, and events in the world.

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The 57 th Academy of Country Music Awards joins a list of the planet’s biggest events secured by ASM including Eurovision, MTV Music Awards, Super Bowls, FIFA Women’s World Cup, Summer Olympics, Winter Olympics, Rugby World Cup, Final Four, WrestleMania, Rugby Sevens, and International Cricket.


“For a company that’s only 2 years old, it’s an amazing track record for our group within ASM tasked with securing these world-class events,” said ASM Global President and CEO Ron Bension. “We are committed and determined to dramatically elevate spectacular live-entertainment experiences everywhere around the world and bring people together.”

Bension said, “No one has the breadth of events, venues, tenant partners and boots on the ground like ASM with 164 million people passing through venues. For instance, ASM’s reach in the world of sports alone includes 12 Super Bowls, nine NCAA Men’s Final Fours, nine College Football Championship games, five WrestleManias and 17 professional teams at its venues.

“We’re the biggest content provider leveraging strategic partnerships with Live Nation and AEG as well as working seamlessly with every other content promoter around the globe.”

The company’s more than 20,000 live events across sports, entertainment and business categories are supported by 61,000 employees worldwide with an unparalleled portfolio that features 25 stadiums, 109 arenas, 87 convention centers, and 79 theaters and use facilities.

About ASM Global


ASM Global is the world’s leading producer of entertainment experiences. It is the global leader in venue and event strategy and management—delivering locally tailored solutions and cutting-edge technologies to achieve maximum results for venue owners. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 325 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centers, and performing arts venues. Visit us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and for more information.

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