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TD Station

Harbour Station Commission selects OVG360 to manage and operate Saint John's multi-purpose arena

On behalf of OVG360/TD Station

The Harbour Station Commission, in an effort to increase the quantity and quality of live events and to operate more efficiently, has named OVG360 operators and managers of TD Station. The 6,600-seat arena is home of the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League and the defending Memorial Cup Champions.

OVG360, a division of global sports and entertainment company Oak View Group, is a full-service venue management and hospitality company that helps client-partners reimagine the sports, live entertainment, and convention industries for the betterment of the venue, employees, artists, athletes, and surrounding communities.

The new partnership with OVG360 began on February 15, 2023.

James LeMesurier, Chair of the Harbour Station Commission, is excited about this new chapter in the history of the facility and looks forward to seeing the results it will bring for Saint John, the region and province. “TD Station is one of the top sports and entertainment venues in Atlantic Canada and has been managed well by our own staff for the past 30 years. OVG360 is an internationally recognized leader in arena and venue management. Their plans for TD Station align well with the Board’s vision to ensure that the facility continues to be an important cultural and entertainment asset for our region.”

“We’re eager to hit the ground running with the team at TD Station,” said Greg O’Dell, President, Venue Management, OVG360. “We’re going to tap OVG’s collective resources from across Canada, as well as our industry relationships and partnerships with agents, promoters and vendors, to reenergize TD Station and create new opportunities to bring the region together for top-notch quality entertainment. OVG360 is here to be a positive disruption to business as usual in the sports, live entertainment, and hospitality industries.”

OVG360 – which also operates and manages a combination of operations and food and beverage at 24 Canadian properties, including Budweiser Gardens in London, ON; Enercare Centre in Toronto, ON; Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa, ON; WFCU Centre in Windsor, ON; CAA Arena in Belleville, ON; Downsview Park in Toronto, ON; Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto, ON; Mosaic Place in Moose Jaw, SK; South Okanagan Events Centre Complex in Penticton, BC; and Ovintiv Events Centre in Dawson Creek, BC – will oversee the day-to-day operations and food and beverage services of the venue, book and schedule events, and handle all marketing and sales.

The City of Saint John/Menaquesk is situated on the traditional territory of the Wolastoqiyik/Maliseet. The Wolastoqiyik/Maliseet along with their indigenous neighbours, the Mi'Kmaq/Mi'kmaw and Passamaquoddy/Peskotomuhkati signed Peace and Friendship Treaties with the British Crown in the 1700s that protected their rights to lands and resources.

About Oak View Group  

Oak View Group (OVG) is a global sports and entertainment company founded by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff in 2015. OVG is focused on being a positive disruption to business as usual in the sports, live entertainment, and hospitality industries and currently has eight divisions across five global offices (Los Angeles, New York, London, Philadelphia, and Toronto). OVG oversees the operations of Climate Pledge Arena at Seattle Center, UBS Arena in Belmont Park, NY, Moody Center in Austin, TX, Acrisure Arena in Greater Palm Springs, CA, as well as arena development projects for Co-op Live in Manchester, UK; and projects for Arena São Paulo in São Paulo, BZ; CFG Bank Arena in Baltimore, MD; FirstOntario Centre Arena in Hamilton, ON; a New Arena and entertainment district in Las Vegas, NV; and a New Arena in Cardiff, Wales. More information at, and follow OVG on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn