Scotiabank Centre announced today, May 29, Centerplate will be its new concessions services partner as part of the facility’s plan to enhance customer experience.
“We’re thrilled to partner with Centerplate as we take another exciting step in the evolution of our community facility,” said Scott Ferguson, president and CEO of Trade Centre Limited, the Crown corporation that manages Scotiabank Centre.
“We’re proud to be working with a partner who will help us meet the changing needs of our customers and pave the way for an exciting future.”
Centerplate will introduce new options, including local food and healthy alternatives, while continuing to provide traditional favourites. The transition will take place over the summer with the launch set for the fall events season in September.
“Centerplate is extremely excited to partner with leaders, guests, and local organizations to enhance the guest experience at Scotiabank Centre,” said Chris Verros, president and CEO of Centerplate. “We are energized by the community commitment and vision of the venue’s leadership, and look forward to making it better to be there.”
A competitive procurement for food and beverage services at Scotiabank Centre evaluated approach to customer satisfaction, business value, facility renewal and commitment to the centre’s future success.
Scotiabank Centre will also unveil facility enhancements in the fall, including new seats and renovated, expanded washrooms, all based on customer input.
Centerplate is a global leader in live-event hospitality, “Making It Better To Be There” for more than 115 million guests each year at more than 350 prominent entertainment, sports and convention venues worldwide, including facilities such as MTS Centre, home of the Winnipeg Jets, and BC Place Stadium.