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Music Festival World Watches as Live Nation buys C3 Presents and AEG Live buys Bumbershoot

January 4, 2015

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In one of the biggest moves in the event world in 2014, the two largest companies in the entertainment venue management, artist management and music world made major moves to expand their ownership of major music festivals. Live Nation purchased C3 events, the producers of South by Southwwest, Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza among others. […]

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GF Strategies to speak at the Equestrian Center National meetings in January

January 4, 2015

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Greg Flakus, principal in the food and beverage consulting firm GF Strategies will be speaking at the annual meeting of the national association of equestrian centers in Las Vegas January 20th… Flakus will be speaking to the group on the topic of “What can arenas and stadiums teach Equestrian venues about food and beverage revenues […]

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GF Strategies to Attend Fancy Food Show

January 4, 2015

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GF Strategies will be attending the annual Fancy Food Show in San Francisco this month. The show, held twice per year, once in San Francisco and once in New York features over 5000 booths with food, beverage and gourmet food items from all over the world. “This is one of my favorite trade shows, said […]

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GF Strategies helpsSouth Carolina State Fair achieve all time food sales records

October 22, 2014

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After reaching new food and beverage sales records in 2013 at the annual Fair, it was going to be a real bonus if the Fair could again top those numbers. Good news was reported at the end of the 2014 event. The sales again increased, marking an increase over a two year period of over […]

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GF Strategies heads to Las Vegas to help with first Boulevard Brewfest

September 23, 2014

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GF Strategies helped to bring together the owner of the Oregon Brewers Festival ARt Larrance with MGM Resorts Entertainment this summer. The result is the first Boulevard Brewfest. The event will take place Saturday September 27th at “The Village” a new festival site created by MGM to hold events across from two of their properties, […]

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Clark County Fair sets all time food sales record

August 12, 2014

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GF Strategies herlped the annual Clark County Fair set an all time one day food sales and all time ten day food sales record this year. “We are very pleased to see that the changes we recommended in vendor mix, location and new food service offerings (expanded Hawaiian food, newer regional Mexican food option and […]

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GF Strategies Agrees to New Contracts Adds New Customers

May 27, 2014

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For Immediate Release May 26, 2014 Contact: Greg Flakus 360-573-7027 PRESS RELEASE: GF Strategies Agrees to New Contracts Adds New Customers GF Strategies has agreed to a new contract with the Southwest Washington Fair In Centralia Washington and renewals with Clark County Fair in Vancouver and Benton Franklin Fair in Kennewick, Washington. WTS also will […]

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