SMG has announced the hiring of a new assistant manager who will oversee the Sioux Falls events center. SMG, which manages the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, Sioux Falls Arena and Convention Center and Orpheum Theater has selected Chris Semrau to serve as assistant general manager.
Semrau will take on the duties of booking acts into all four facilities, including the new Denny Sanford PREMIER Center, which is set to open this September.
Semrau was the director of events and marketing at the Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
“Chris’ background is a perfect match for us,” SMG General Manager Terry Torkildson said. “He has experience opening a new arena, has had tremendous success in booking events and brings great ideas for our event services and marketing teams.”