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Ownership & Management


The Cabarrus Arena & Events Center is owned by the County of Cabarrus located in Concord, North Carolina. The facility opened its doors on September 7, 2002 with the 50th Annual Cabarrus County Fair. Cabarrus County is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners, elected at-large in county-wide elections.

The current Board of Commissioners are (left to right):
Lynn W. Shue
Diane R. Honeycutt (Vice Chair)
Stephen M. Morris (Chair)
Blake Kiger
Elizabeth F. Poole

The County Manager's office assists the Board of Commissioners in the pursuit of innovative economic, educational and quality-of-life initiatives; provides professional management of county government, ensuring the delivery of quality government services to a diverse and dynamic community.

Left to Right:
Jonathan Marshall, Deputy County Manager
Mike Downs, Cabarrus County Manager
Pam Dubois, Senior Deputy County Manager


Cabarrus County has chosen SMG to manage Cabarrus Arena & Events Center since 2005. Founded in 1977, SMG has brought more than 230 facilities under management worldwide. SMG is known as a tireless advocate for the municipalities we represent. We have the programs, systems, and talent in place to ensure that all SMG-managed facilities run smoothly and every event we host feels like a celebration to patrons, fans, and guests.

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