4-part series on Business Continuity & Resilience (BC&R) 
by Peter Ashwin, AVSS faculty member, and Wayne Middleton, CVE, Chair of VMA's VMS Committee.

3-part series on Legal Issues

Potential Claims and the Outlook of Special Legislation

Liability Considerations for Returning to Work

Contractual & Related Liability Considerations

Individual Topics

COVID-19 Science Update for Venue Manager

The Convergence of Cyber & Physical Security

Be The Change: Unmasking and Managing Communication Bias Within Crisis

Security Planning Considerations for Reopening Commercial Venues

Preparing for the 2020 Hurricane Season

Cleaning & Disinfection presented by Mr. Ken Bickerton, CIH, CSP, VP and Sr. Consultant, PHASE Associates, LLC.


    20/20 Vision Series

    For the next seven Thursdays, IAVM will present the 20/20 Vision series which will feature an industry executive who will share her or his career insights and perspectives for the future in a 20-minute interview with Academic Committee Chair Bobby Goldwater, CVE followed by a 20-minute participatory question-and-answer session with undergraduate students, graduate students and young professionals. All other venue industry professionals are invited to listen in on the conversation.
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    20/20 Vision Recordings

    • Episode 31 with Russ Simons, Chair of IAVM’s COVID-19 Industry Executive Working Group & Chief Listening Officer & Managing Partner, Venue Solutions Group.
    • Episode 30 with Karen Totaro, CVE, Member of the IAVM Convention Centers Committee & IAVM Board Chair (2015-2016)
    • Episode 29 with Jim Wynkoop, General Manager of the OVG Facilities at the University of Houston.
    • Episode 28 with Ebony Hattix the Chair of the IAVM Diversity & Inclusive Leadership Committee & Sr. Manager, Box Office with the Memphis Grizzlies.
    • Episode 27 with Brad Mayne, CVE, President & CEO of IAVM.
    • Episode 26 with Beth Wade, CVE, Director of the Berry Center & Vice Chair of the IAVM Certification Board.
    • Episode 25 with Kerry Painter, CFE , CEM, CMP, Director & General Manager of the Raleigh Convention & Performing Arts Complex, IAVM Foundation Trustee & VMS Regent.
    • Episode 24 with Paul Turner, CSSP, CVE, Senior Director of Event Operations at AT&T Stadium, AVSS Faculty Member and First Chair Elect of the Board of Regents.
    • Episode 23 with Jana Brooks, CVP, Manager of Events and Tenant Services with the Maryland Stadium Authority & a member of IAVM’s Governance Committee.
    • Episode 22 with Michael Marion, CVE, General Manager of the Simmons Bank Arena, VMS Instructor & IAVM Board Chair (2018-2019).
    • Episode 21 with Eboni Wilson, Co-Chair of the Reopening & Recovery Taskforce and a member of the Arenas Committee and the GuestX Committee.
    • Episode 20 with Eric Hart, CVE, President & CEO of the Tampa Sports Authority.
    • Episode 19 with Kim Stone, MBA, General Manager of the Chase Center
    • Episode 18 with Daniel Huerta, IAVM Amphitheater & Fairgrounds Committee Past Chair
    • Episode 17 with Cynthia Tucker, Vice Chair of the IAVM Diversity & Inclusive Leadership Committee and a member of the Academic Committee, and the Universities Committee. She is Assistant Director of Event Operations for Trojan Event Services at the University of Southern California. 
    • Episode 16 with Rip Rippetoe, CVE, Chair of the IAVM Board of Directors & President & CEO of the San Diego Convention Center.
    • Episode 15 with Adina Erwin, CVE, Senior VP of Business Operations for TD Garden & IAVM Foundation Board Chair. 
    • Episode 14 with Jason Poppe, Assistant Athletics Director - Events & Operations with Georgetown Athletics l McDonough Arena & Adjunct Faculty with the Sports Industry Management Program at Georgetown School of Continuing Studies.
    • Episode 13 with Zakiya Smith-Dore, MBA, CVP, Event Manager with Baughman Center at the University of Florida Performing Arts. Zakiya is also Vice Chair of IAVM’s University Committee and Vice Chair of the IAVM COVD19 
    • Episode 12 with Frantzer LeBlanc, MBA,CVP, Assistant General Manager of the UMBC Event Center & Region 1 Director of the IAVM Board.  
    • Episode 11 with Kim Bedier, CVE, Director of Venues & Events for the City of Tacoma. 
    • Episode 10 with Larry Perkins, CVE,CMP,CPP, Vice President of Guest Relations / Assistant GM for PNC Arena.
    • Episode 9 with Tammy Koolbeck, CVE, Chair of the IAVM Board of Directors & Executive Director of the Iowa State Center
    • Episode 8 with David Bennett, Associate Director of Event Services Department of 
    • Episode 7 with Julia Slocombe, Vice President, West Regional Operations with Smart City Networks
    • Episode 6 with Jimmy Earl, CVE, Senior Associate Athletics Director, Frank Erwin Center, University of Texas at Austin
    • Episode 5 with Jennifer Norris, CVE, Assistant Managing Director of San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center
    • Episode 4 with Richard Andersen, CVE ICD.D, Chief Illuminations Officer with VSG Advantage Training
    • Episode 3 with Joyce Leveston, CMM, CVP, Senior Vice President of Convention Centers with Spectra
    • Episode 2 with Mac Campbell, CTA, CVP, Deputy Director, Baltimore Convention Center
    • Episode 1 with Angie Teel, CMP, Assistant General Manager, Cox Business Convention Center


    • Leadership in Times of Crisis
    • Preparing for Upward Career Mobility
    • Venue Conversion Update
    • Preparation & Recovery

    Thank you to our global partners.