The National Western Center Authority, which will oversee programs and operations of the redeveloped campus, hired Brad Buchanan as the first CEO in late 2018. The Authority is actively seeking program ideas that will deliver a year-round destination for agricultural education, innovation and entertainment.
Rider Levett Bucknall, a company that has worked on convention centers around the world, is the finalist to serve as project manager for the
Two MEET Denver events were held in 2019 which welcomed 161 non-citywide clients in total. To date, there are more than 160,000 tentative room nights representing $36M+ in economic impact.