Education & Service Award

The IAVM Education & Service Award recognizes member involvement through community outreach, education opportunities, mentorships, and internships that demonstrate excellence within our industry as well as giving back to the community. Some examples that have been shared include: active in high school programs and career development; offering internships for local college students within the company/venue; mentoring through community outreach or within a university setting; educational offerings to staff within the company/venue; community involvement with youth and young adults. IAVM takes pride in its members and member venues that excel in providing their communities with an enjoyable space for all types of events and educational opportunities. This award is open to university staff, professional members, faculty, allied companies and individuals, as well as retired members.

The IAVM Education and Service Award may be awarded annually to one company/organization and to one individual who meet the criteria outlined below. Any allied company or individual, faculty or university venue, public assembly venue, (publicly or privately owned and operated) is eligible to apply. Individuals or companies/venues may be nominated by others or themselves and must have at least one current employee who is an IAVM member in good standing. Deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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Past Recipients

2019

Edmonton Convention Centre 
 
Lionel Dubay
 

2018

Des Moines Performing Arts
Des Moines, IA

Sporty Jeralds, CVE

2017

Kennesaw State University Sports and Entertainment Park
Kennesaw, Georgia

2016

Fair Park
Dallas, Texas

 

Venue Education Award

 

2015

Cox Business Center
Tulsa, Oklahoma

BOK Center
Tulsa, Oklahoma

 

2014

Tuscaloosa Amphitheater
Tuscaloosa, Alabama

 

2013

Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd.
Toronto, Ontario

 

2012

Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana

 

2011

Colonial Life Arena
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

 

2010

Stephen C. O’Connell Center
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

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