Fundamental to IAVM's mission is advocacy for our venues and members in support of the overall health and vitality of the venue industry. Here you will find additional resources regarding IAVM’s ongoing advocacy efforts.
Recent Topics and Initiatives
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) & Shuttered Venue Operators Grant
The SBA has posted answers to frequently asked questions about the PPP & Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG). These will be updated as new information comes available and additional program details are finalized.
Access the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) website HERE.
Access the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) website HERE
FAQ’s HERE UPDATED 04.08.21
Eligibility Requirements HERE UPDATED 03.05.21
Checklist HERE UPDATED 03.11.21
Legislation Language Breakdowns
- Venue Eligibility for Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program
- Convention Center Eligibility Information for the PPP
For more information about correspondence with congressional offices, please go to VenueNet and look for posts from Tammy Koolbeck, CVE.
Overtime Rule Change
Transgender "Bathroom Bills"
- Letter from IAVM to Pat McCrory, the Governor of North Carolina, Regarding HB2
- Letter from IAVM to Phil Bryant, the Governor of Mississippi, Regarding HB1523