The Performing Arts Manager's Conference for IAVM is now a part of our larger summer event, VenueConnect, where venue professionals from all industry sectors will meet under one roof to build expertise and create connections. Among the many education paths available, the Performing Arts Manager's Track will have the same rich content as past PAMC events while the VenueConnect experience will deliver networking and engagement opportunties never before available at the smaller event.


Join the International Association of Venue Managers for our 92nd annual conference and trade show,  VenueConnect 2017 .  Connect with over 1,000 venue industry professionals as they convene in Nashville, TN, August 7 -10, for the #1 venue industry event of the year.   VenueConnect incorporates amazing networking opportunities, a lot of fun, community involvement and is the only industry conference that provides targeted education created specifically for arena, stadium, convention center, performing arts, amphitheater/festival, and university venue professionals. 

VenueConnect Annual Conference & Trade Show:

  • Is host to venue executives, managers, and industry professionals from a spectrum of public assembly facilities around the world
  • Features education that addresses the opportunities, challenges, and industry trends relevant to current facility operations
  • Includes a vibrant trade show with dedicated show hours where attendees and exhibitors foster strong partnerships and directly enhance ROI
  • Celebrates the very best of our industry: our successes, our expertise and our commitment to exceptional venue best practices
  • Offers all exhibitors the opportunity to increase their ROI and industry knowledge while enhancing their networking opportunities with complimentary full conference access
  • Reinforces a great, long-lasting truth, that amazing things happen when we come together
  • Integrates exceptional networking opportunities for everyone.  Attendees are invited to participate in the IAVM Foundation Golf Tournament, The UpStart Emerging Leaders Program, The Legacy Project, Boot Camp, Venue Tours and more.


Learn more about VenueConnect 2017 and check out what all of the excitement is about this year!

Thank you to our global partners.