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AEG Facilities, Bahamas Government Sign Venue Consulting, Operations Agreement

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 29 / 15

The National Sports Authority of the Bahamas has announced a strategic consulting and operations agreement with AEG Facilities to provide services for the Thomas A. Robinson National Stadium and Queen Elizabeth Sports Centre in the capital city of Nassau. The agreement calls for AEG Facilities to pr...

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