Senior Executive Symposium
May 14-17, 2018 / Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Senior Executive Symposium
May 14-17, 2018, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY / Applications will be available soon.

IAVM's Senior Executive Symposium (SES) is a 4-day leadership immersion for senior-level venue managers and other individuals on a leadership track inside their organization. SES curriculum rotates each year through three areas of focus: Visionary Management, Strategic Planning and Leadership Culture.

SES 2018 will focus on Visionary Management for Leaders.

Co-developed by IAVM and Cornell University, the course inspires executives to lead their staff with creativity, collaboration and a well-rounded management philosophy.

Set in the collegiate think-tank of the stunning Cornell University campus in Ithaca, NY, SES is four inspired days of focused training and intensive discussion designed to broaden and enrich executive perspectives on business operations and culture.

Space for this sought after program fills early and quickly, as the capacity of SES is intentionally maintained to ensure an optimal experience. For more information about SES, contact the Meeting Department at

Read more about Senior Executive Symposium on IAVM's Blog, Front Row News.

Application closes in April for this year's program.
Attendees may begin the course at any year in the program cycle.

2018: Visionary Management for Leaders 

Strategic Thinking

Service Quality and Creating Value: Value Analysis, Creation and Competitive Advantage

Contract Negotiations

The Human Dimension in Assembly Management: Key Concepts and Service Management

The Human Dimension in Assembly Management: Leading with Vision and The Power of Vision

Managing Facility Capacity: The Revenue Management Approach

Leading With Vision

2019: Strategic Planning for Leaders

Strategic Advantage, Risk and Competitive Advantage

Implementing Strategy

Competing on Customer Experiences

Leadership Styles & Assessment

2020: Leadership Culture For The Future

Diversity in the Workplace

Ethical Dimensions of Leadership

Loyalty & Brand Management

Managing the One Constant in Business: Change

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