Admission Qualifications

Consideration for admission will be given based on the following criteria:
Executive or manager in a public assembly venue or associated Allied or support service.

Preference for admission will be given to those applicants with the following credentials:

  • IAVM member
  • Executive level position or experience (additional facility and professional information may be requested)
  • VMS (Venue Management School) Graduate
  • VMS GI (Graduate Institute) Graduate

Applications must be received by AUGUST 18, 2020.

Registration Fee

The fee includes accommodations for nights of October 19-22, 2020 (Monday through Thursday nights inclusive) at the Statler Hotel on the Cornell campus, continental breakfasts Tuesday-Thursday, lunches Tuesday-Thursday,  dinner Tuesday and Thursday, and course materials.

Combined tuition and housing fee for the 2020 program (in US Funds) is: 

  • Member (Professional or Allied): $2,800
  • Non-Member: $3,200

Payment Information

Attendee's application will not be approved for attendance at SES until payment has been received. If an attendee does not submit payment, their application will be held on waitlist status.

Scholarship Information

Those in need of assistance should contact their Region officers concerning availability of Region scholarships for this program. For Region scholarship information, please contact your Region Officer, or email the Meetings Department, at for contact information on your region.

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