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Amway Center transforms to host three events in 24-hours

Showcasing its ability to host multiple events back-to-back, the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, has released a time-lapse video of how its operations flip the venue to stage basketball, ice hockey and a concert in under two days.

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Watch construction of the Super Bowl halftime show

Though singer Justin Timberlake’s performance divided opinion, it’s hard to dispute the impressiveness of the setup for Super Bowl LII’s halftime show last weekend (Feb 4). Watch crews at US Bank Stadium rig up the massive stage area in a matter of minutes in this video from The Post Game.

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With e-sports now recognized as a sport by the IOC - and with participants calling for it to be added to the roster of Olympic competitions for future games - should future Olympic venue bids include facilities for competitive gaming?


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Multipurpose Place Bell opens in Laval, Quebec

New 10,000-seat hockey arena also features Olympic and NHL facilities, and can host performance events

 

Place Bell, a new multipurpose sports stadium in Laval, Quebec, in Canada, has opened its doors. The 10,000-seat arena is the new home of AHL side Laval Rocket, and features an NHL-compliant ice rink that can be transformed into an amphitheater for performance events. The new venue also features a 2,500-seat Olympic speed and figure-skating arena, and a 500-seat skating rink.

Place Bell was designed by architects Lemay and CannonDesign as part of a design-build project by Quebec construction company Pomerleau. During the design of the venue, BIM and VDC techniques were applied.

Transition from a 10,000-seat hockey arena to a concert and performance venue can be performed quickly, and Place Bell’s flexibility will also see it host theatrical events. The smaller arenas will be accessible to the public as part of the venue’s community-focused long-term plans. The Olympic- and NHL-standard infrastructure inside the venue is also available for rent. Retail space and the Laval Sports Hall of Fame are also included in the design.

October 17, 2017

 

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