Event Network, LLC, a San Diego, CA-based operator of specialty retail locations at aquariums, science centers, museums and other cultural attractions in North America, received a private equity investment of undisclosed amount.
Promus Equity Partners made the minority equity investment alongside the company’s management team.
Led by Larry Gilbert, co-founder and CEO, Event Network operates specialty retail locations at museums (art, science, natural history, children’s and cultural), zoos, aquariums, gardens, iconic landmarks and historic sites serving approximately 100 partners across the U.S. by managing the entire retail experience in concert with each venue’s unique theme.
The company provides custom product development, store design, merchandising and retail solutions.
Following the investment, Event Network will maintain its workforce, culture and strategy and will continue to build new partnerships with world-class cultural attractions.