European Arenas Association welcomes Peter van der Veer as new President of the Association17 april 2018
European Arenas Association welcomes Peter van der Veer as new President of the Association
Peter van der Veer was elected President of the European Arenas Association during the groups most recent General Meeting, held in Lisbon this month. His election came as Brian Kabatznick of AEG Europe, ended a three-year term as President of the Association.
Peter van der Veer, CEO and co owner of the Dutch event venue Rotterdam Ahoy, has been part of the Association since 2006 and an active Board Member since 2012. Peter said "Our world changes in rapid speed. It requires a new view from us as venues. I am convinced that a platform as EAA is essential in sharing ideas, in pulling the strings, in being pro-active on all important and relevant issues in the field of live events. I am honored to have been chosen as President of this valuable platform.”
The European Arenas Association is dedicated to bringing together its 35 Arena members in 22 European countries to share knowledge and create best practice amongst the industry.
In 2017 the European Arenas Association venues saw over 18.7m customers attending 2,899 events across the membership*
* Figures from the 2017 EAA Research Report