Touring PPG Paints Arena
The students got a behind the scenes look at the many trades & careers that make PPG Paints Arena work on a daily basis.
November 3, 2021
It takes a lot of off-the-ice skill to make a hockey night in Pittsburgh happen. The Mentorship Academy was hosted by Kat, Gary, and Nick from the NHL’s Pittsburgh Penguins, ASM Global (arena operator) and Aramark (concessions manager).
Keeping 18,000 spectators safe, comfortable, hydrated, fed, happy, and entertained through a three-hour hockey game is an epic task requiring the focus and dedication of hundreds of skilled and varied workers. See the highlights of our tour in the video below.