Senior Executive Symposium
May 13-16, 2019 / Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Admissions & Tuition


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 MARCH 11, 2019.

Registration Fee

The fee includes accommodations for nights of May 13, 14, 15 and 16 (Monday through Thursday nights inclusive) at the Statler Hotel on the Cornell campus, continental breakfasts Tuesday-Thursday, lunches Tuesday-Thursda,  dinner Tuesday and Thursday, and course materials.

Combined tuition and housing fee for the 2019 program (in US Funds) is: 

  • Member - Professional: $2,750
  • Member - Allied: $2,800
  • Non-Member - Professional: $3,050
  • Non-Member - Allied: $3,350
After March 11, 2019, applications are accepted if space is still available. An additional $300 is added to the fees listed above for late applicants.
For Non-Member rates: the Professional rate is available to individuals who manage or are actively involved in the management, administration, or operation of a public venue. The Allied rate is for individuals engaged in providing products, equipment, services, or attractions to public venues.

Deposit Information

A non-refundable deposit of $500 is due within 60 days of application. The balance is then due 30 days before the start of the Senior Executive Symposium. Both the deposit and the balance can be paid by credit card or purchase order.

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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