There has never been a more compelling need to raise the bar and establish industry training for safety and security than now. IAVM advocates a proactive approach to preparing the professionals who manage and staff our venues, and the Academy for Venue Safety and Security (AVSS) is the perfect way in which to learn from the experts in our field and gain access to a tremendous network.
AVSS is a dynamic, two-year school built to train venue and event managers, security professionals, and other key personnel involved in every aspect of venue safety and security. The curriculum, developed and taught by a diverse team of experts, is designed to equip each and every attendee with the best practices, resources, and tools needed to face the evolving challenge of providing a safe venue for everyone.
AVSS is a professional development opportunity unlike any other. The courses and classroom experiences, combined with practical exercises and hands on activities, are all designed with you in mind to help promote your growth as a professional. You will walk away with valuable resources that will add value to your your organization, while bolstering your personal knowledge of venue safety and security. Each student will take away their own toolkit of useful reference materials, including your own “Action Plan” to implement your new learning right away.
AVSS students are varied in their professional roles. Students have included venue managers, event planners, public safety professionals, industry and business leaders, government agencies, educators and students, and much more. It is designed for individuals at any level of their career.