Jun 3, 2021
New General Manager announced for Toyota Arena in Ontario, California
Tuesday, June 2, 2021 (Ontario, California) Toyota Arena has announced the position of General Manager has been filled by Michael Fallon. He took on the day to day duties of General Manager as of June 1, 2021. “We are pleased to welcome Mike to Ontario and look forward to his expertise in managing our entertainment venue.” said Michael Krouse, Regional Vice President of SMG Worldwide. “His vast experience in the industry, core strength of arena operations and working in Southern California will ensure we will continue to meet our goals to provide excellent entertainment experiences for our guests.” Mike will lead the team as we prepare to re-open the venue on June 15, 2021.
Mike Fallon began his career in the finance department of the entertainment industry in Florida. He has worked for some of the top venues in the United States, including The Madison Square Garden in Los Angeles and New York. Most recently Mike was the Vice President of Operations for The Forum in Los Angeles. He also served as US Payroll Manager for Microsoft Corporation in Fargo, ND. The knowledge and work experience in several locations and positions in the entertainment management business will provide Mike the tools to educate and lead the team at Toyota Arena. He has a B.S. in Accounting form Kean University and a Master’s Degree in Management from Nova University.
About Toyota Arena
Toyota Arena, built and owned by the City of Ontario and managed by SMG Worldwide, includes 9,500 fixed seats with additional “portable” seating risers to accommodate capacities of 11,089 for concerts, 9,736 for ice hockey or arena football and 10,832 for basketball. The 225,000 square foot venue features 36 luxury suites located on two levels and a continuous concourse hosting a variety of refreshment stands, merchandise kiosks, a VIP club and other fan amenities. Toyota Arena hosts ice hockey, soccer, and a variety of other sporting competitions, concerts, family shows, special events, graduation ceremonies and community activities as well as private events. The Arena is home to Ontario Reign, an AHL Hockey Team, and Ontario Fury, a MASL Soccer Team and the Aqua Caliente Clippers of Ontario, a G league basketball team. Toyota Arena is the biggest and most modern arena within the Inland Empire, an area with over 4.7 million people. It is located in the City of Ontario, California, on a 37-acre parcel located between Haven Avenue and Milliken Avenue, Fourth Street and the I-10 Freeway. For more information visit Toyota-Arena.com
About SMG Worldwide
Founded in 1977, SMG provides management services to more than 240 public assembly facilities including convention and exhibition centers, arenas, stadiums, theatres, performing arts centers, equestrian facilities, science centers and a variety of other venues. With facilities across the globe, SMG manages more than 15 million square feet of exhibition space and more than 1.5 million sports and entertainment seats. As the recognized global industry leader, SMG provides venue management, sales, marketing, event booking and programming, construction and design consulting, and pre-opening services for such landmark facilities as McCormick Place & Soldier Field in Chicago, Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, Houston's NRG Park and the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. SMG also offers food and beverage operations through its concessions and catering company SAVOR, currently serving more than 140 accounts worldwide. For more information visit www.smgworld.com