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Independence Events Center

19100 East Valley View Parkway
Independence, MO 64055
816-442-6100 Independence Events Center or 816-442-6128 Centerpoint Community Ice

Staff Directory

Interim General Manager – Paul Fray

Executive Assistant – Vicki Rew

Director of Sales - Jim White

Director of Marketing - Sarah Miskew

Director of Finance - Debra Brunton

Director of Operations - Paul Fray

Box Office Manager - L. Crichton

Event Manager - Dan Triemert

Premium Sales & Group Manager - Sarah Wedel 

Ovations Food Service Manager - Tyler Thomas

Operations Manager - Tom Manning

Maintenance Manager - Larry White 

Community Ice Rink Manager - Chris Johnston

Community Ice Rink Assistant Manager/Director of Hockey Operations - Brandon Schultz

Community Ice Rink Skating Director - Michelle Lauerman

Food and Beverage Assistant Manager - Jeremy Paulsen








NAIA Division I Women's Basketball

The Independence Tourism Department and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) are excited to announce that the Division I Women’s Basketball National Championship is coming home to the Kansas City area. The City of Independence, Mo. will serve as the official host of the 2015 and 2016 national championships, with assistance from William Woods University (Mo.).

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2015 National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association Championships

The Independence Tourism Department and the National Collegiate Roller Hockey Association Championships (NCRHA) have announced the 16th Annual Championships will be held in Independence, Missouri April 8 - 13, 2015.

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U.S. Figure Skating 2016 Southwestern Regional Championships

U.S. Figure Skating has awarded the 2016 Southwestern Regional Championships to Heartland FSC & Kansas City FSC. They will take place at independence Events Center and Centerpoint Community Ice October 3 - 6, 2015.

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Premium Seats

Premium Seats

The Best Seats. Period.Experience every event from the best seats in the house. The Independence Events Center offers exclusive Premium Seating options giving you and your guests’ insider access to incomparable service, features and amenities.

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