Boot Hill Casino & Resort and VenuWorks of Dodge City have agreed to a ten year extension of the naming rights for the Boot Hill Casino & Resort Conference Center, a 6,800 square foot meeting and entertainment space, extending the original agreement to the year 2036.
The original agreement was signed in 2016 and provided a ten-year partnership.
The long-term agreement includes partnership and promotion opportunities to draw tourists to the Boot Hill Casino & Resort Conference Center space in Dodge City, Kans. for special events and entertainment.
“VenuWorks of Dodge City is enthusiastic about the opportunities that extending our relationship with Boot Hill Casino & Resort will bring to both Ford County and Dodge City. By combining our efforts, we can extend our reach to help bring more events, conferences, and shows to western Kansas,” said Chris Ragland, Executive Director of VenuWorks of Dodge City. “This enhances the quality of life for our community and ultimately helps all of our local businesses and other attractions thrive.”
VenuWorks is the management company of the United Wireless Arena and the Boot Hill Casino & Resort Conference Center, and are celebrating 10 years of business in Dodge City in 2021.
“Boot Hill Casino & Resort is happy to demonstrate our continued, long-term commitment to Dodge City and Ford County by extending the naming rights contract with VenuWorks of Dodge City,” said Diane Giardine, General Manager of Boot Hill Casino & Resort. “By uniting with Dodge City, Ford County and VenuWorks of Dodge City, we will continue to bring quality entertainment and special events to our community well into the future.”
Clark Stewart, President & CEO of Butler National, the parent company of Boot Hill Casino & Resort, added, “Boot Hill Casino & Resort is pleased to extend this partnership with VenuWorks of Dodge City and the owners of the building, City of Dodge City and Ford County. By working together, we will continue to make Dodge City and Ford County a top tourist destination in Western Kansas.”
For additional information, visit www.boothillcasino.com or www.unitedwirelessarena.com.
“The partnership between VenuWorks and Boot Hill Casino and Resort has flourished since the signing in 2016,” expressed Nick Hernandez, City Manager of Dodge City. “It is an integral piece to meeting the special events center’s intended goal in bringing top-tier entertainment to Southwest Kansas, along with the City’s core purpose in making Dodge City the best place to be.
“After just five years, extending the agreement is proof that this partnership is working, and we cannot wait to see what they will continue to bring to the community for the next 15 years.”