Our new reference series, The IAVM Blueprint, provides in-depth exploration of topics fundamental to successful venue operations. The series will explore in greater detail the concepts and principles outlined in IAVM's latest textbook, Public Assembly Venue Management: Sports, Entertainment, Meeting, and Convention Venues.


The IAVM Blueprint: Event Management 

Our first in the series, authored by Kimberly Mahoney, Ph.D., CVP, explores the topic of event management within public assembly venues. The IAVM Blueprint: Event Management is designed to assist new event managers and serve as a resource for current industry professionals.

IAVM Member/Non-Member Price: $50.00 | Buy Now

ISBN: 978-0-692-74767-4

  • Event planning process
  • Foundations of effective event planning
  • Event planning sequence
  • Event planning tools and resources
  • Event day
  • Post-event
  • Managing the event from the front-of-house
  • Managing the event from the back-of-house
  • Parking and transportation
  • Event personnel
  • Crowd management
  • Event safety and security
  • Other potential responsibilities
  • Ethics and integrity
To assist in industry application, real examples of the following documents are included:
  • Event resumes
  • Event staff information sheets
  • Incident reports
  • Pre-event checklists
  • Post-event reports
  • Staffing estimates
  • Certificates of insurance
  • Event contracts


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