Rob Arthur 343 Founder and Director
Rob Arthur joined The Big Picture [www.the-bigpicture.com} as a Senior Consultant in 2014. Formerly Rob was Managing Director of Apollo Cinemas, overseeing an estate of 14 cinemas and 83 screens until its sale in 2012. In mid-2013, Rob was appointed as the Interim Director of Operations at Curzon Cinemas, London’s leading independent and arthouse cinema group and led a project in early 2014 to upgrade their projection, sound and satellite network. In 2016 Rob established the Cinema Division for G1 Group plc which is one of the top ten largest hospitality businesses in the UK.
Rob has worked in the UK and International Cinema sector for the past 29 years with companies such as Vue Entertainment, SBC International Cinemas, as Director of Special Projects and Vice President Operations; Warner Village, Warner Bros and UCI where he held senior executive and operational management positions.
Rob has extensive cinema opening and operating experience in Taiwan, Portugal, Romania, Kazakhstan, Belarus, United Kingdom and Ireland and he has worked on many cinema and leisure development projects. Rob was appointed as an Advisor to the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development as well as co-founding the Emerging Cinema Markets Conference based in Istanbul, Turkey www.dcs.events]
Since our first live session we've received so much feedback, emails and questions we feel it would be wrong just to store it all as a survey response.
For that reason we've created this community where you'll be able to bring up new topics, ask questions, discuss directly with each other, and continue the discussion also after the webinar has ended.
On behalf of the cinema community: Thank you for contributing!
The IAC made a number of decisions, including on the phased resumption of the activities of business entities in regions with a "green" stable epidemiological situation in the absence of an increase in the incidence .
"From October 26 to resume the work of cinemas with occupancy of no more than 30 percent, observing the distance and mask mode," the message says. https://aitube.kz/video?id=0_hzvsphmc
The e-sports sector is now established as a major force in the entertainment business, with global revenues set to reach £1.5bn by 2023, and with 600 million participants worldwide.
Although previously seen as merely home entertainment, operators are starting to develop leisure formats to attract customers to play e-sports in a social environment with the latest in technology and equipment.
As the complex ecosystem of esports and gaming overlaps with physical venues, hear our experts discuss what this means for the brands, the operators, their property requirements, and the opportunities this sector will create for the out-of-home leisure sector. https://leisurepropertyforum.co.uk/event/e-sports-a-threat-or-opportunity-for-the-out-of-home-leisure-sector/