Rise of the Millennials

 The Millennial BootCamp is taught by Millennial expert Phil Gwoke from BridgeWorks, an organization dedicated to helping people understand each other.​

The IAVM Foundation is Proud to Announce the 30|UNDER|30 Class of 2016

 Award recipients will receive full complimentary registration to VenueConnect, an $850 travel stipend and a one-year complimentary Young Professional IAVM Membership.​

NAC and IAVM Twining in Twin Cities

 This summer brings an extraordinary opportunity for the members of IAVM and The National Association of Concessionaires (NAC). Members of each association can attend the Trade Show portion of both shows for free.​

John Sweeney: Innovation at the Speed of Laughter

 Sweeney, closing keynote speaker at VenueConnect, will teach attendees how to use improv to influence innovation in their workplaces.​

Pam Borton to Speak at VenueConnect 2016

Pam Borton is the winningest coach in the University of Minnesota women’s basketball history.​


VenueConnect in Minneapolis is a natural fit.
What better environment for fresh learning and inspired connections than the the healthiest city in the U.S.? Add a stunning theater district,  the new U.S. Bank Stadium, and the award-winning Minneapolis Convention Center, and you'll see that our 91st VenueConnect will be your biggest breath of fresh air in 2016. 
Discover Minneapolis
U.S. Bank Stadium (scheduled to be completed July 2016)
The VenueConnect Annual Conference & Trade Show:
  • includes venue executives, managers, and personnel from a spectrum of public assembly facilities around the world
  • features education that addresses the opportunities and challenges relevant to current facility operations
  • includes a vibrant trade show where professionals and companies can build meaningful connections and foster strong partnerships
  • celebrates the very best of our industry: our successes, our expertise, our commitment to exceptional venues
  • reinforces a great, long-lasting truth, that amazing things happen when we come together


IAVM is grateful for
the support of our
Global Partners:


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