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

For more information about correspondence with congressional offices, please go to VenueNet and look for posts from Tammy Koolbeck, CVE.

CARES Act

Overtime Rule Change

Transgender "Bathroom Bills"

Committees at IAVM

IAVM maintains an active Industry Affairs Committee. If you would like to volunteer for this group, please refer to our Volunteer Opportunities web page.

Thank you to our global partners.