IAVM records many sessions, podcasts and online webinars that are archived and available to our members.
Upcoming Webinars & Recordings
Applying the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals at your Venue or Event
Date: Tue, Oct 29, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
Session Description: This session will focus on exploring the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) and their unique intersections and linkages with both venues and the events industry. Content will include real-world examples from recent case studies and convention settings.
Names of panelists: Eric Wallinger, Director Of Sustainability, MeetGreen Pranav Jampani, Executive Director Sustainability, The Venetian | The Palazzo | Sands Expo
IAVM Annual Business Meeting
Date: Tue, Jul 16, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM CDT
Welcome to the first online business meeting of IAVM. As we have seen attendance fall for this meeting at VenueConnect, we are using this digital avenue to allow more time for the sessions you care about at our annual conference and trade show. We welcome your feedback to help us determine if we should continue this format. See you in Chicago.
The Evolution of SAFETY Act: New Developments in Protective Design for Sports Venues and Other Facilities
Date: Mon, Jul 15, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT
The SAFETY Act, which stands for Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002, was created by the U.S. Congress in the wake of the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001. Their main objective was to create a risk management tool that promotes the fight against terrorism by incentivizing the private sector to take effective measures to prevent, deter, and/or mitigate acts of terrorism here on the homeland. Recipients of the SAFETY Act receive powerful legal protections that limit or shield companies from third-party liability arising out of an act of terrorism. Initial recipients of the SAFETY Act typically received the legal protection through operational security means including security guard forces, security equipment (e.g. CCTV cameras and magnetometers), and K9 units. As the threat environment has evolved and terrorist attacks have occurred at venues, additional protective design measures are being selected by venue operators including vehicle ramming and blast resistant design. Join Walter P Moore’s Matt Nebel and Catalyst Partners’ Akmal Ali for a panel discussion about this important topic.
Turn On The Taps: Responsibly And Profitably
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 - 2:00pm
Join collegiate facility managers as they share the best practices and reasonable efforts they implemented to successfully serve alcohol through general concessions at the collegiate level. Learn what pitfalls to avoid. Consider the keys to success from those who have rolled out alcohol service responsibly and profitably.
Food & Beverage Trends For Next Generation Venues
Date: Wed, Apr 24, 2019 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM CDT
Are concession stands becoming a thing of the past? In this session, Aaron Reese will share how next generation venues are implementing the latest F&B trends to reduce lines, improve guest experience, and optimize offerings for mobile carts, in-seat ordering, or other movable food locations.
IAVM Mentor Connector Program
Date: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
The IAVM Mentor Connector Program is getting ready to launch the Spring 2019-2020 Class. If you would like to learn more about becoming a Mentor, Mentee, or Coach to further your professional development, an informational webinar will be hosted on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at 4:00 pm ET. Go to www.iavm.org/mentor for more information and to apply.
Selection of Safety Barriers for Access Control at Venues
Date: Tue, Feb 26, 2019 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
This webinar will provide an overview of the threat level pertaining to vehicle attacks on crowds. Attendees will learn new information about how safety barriers and access control solutions provide security by physically blocking vehicles from pedestrian-only areas. Moreover, you’ll hear how protection against hostile vehicles provides safety and security to guests and limits liability for venues.
Plan for Severe Weather Like a Pro!
Date: Tue, Jan 22, 2019 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM EST
Here is the harsh truth: you can’t stop weather from disrupting events and potentially endangering visitors at your venue. But you can plan for it and drastically reduce its impact on operations. Taking the weather into account when planning for your events is not a new concept, but getting it right can be tricky. The secret is understanding what you need to focus on, how to go about it and what technologies you need. Having an expert handy wouldn’t hurt. And what is your reward for getting it right? The dream result – A drop in event disruptions, as well as increased safety for your visitors and staff. We are here to tell you how to make that a reality.
Join Earth Networks Meteorologist, Steve Prinzivalli to learn about weather safety policies and the right technologies.
- Understand severe weather and its threats
- Learn how to develop an effective weather management plan
- Get a crash course on weather technologies
Introduction to New AVSS Faculty: “Venue Security Educators”
Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:15 PM EST
This webinar will introduce the Academy for Venue Safety & Security New Faculty experts. They will share their experiences and knowledge gained as a result of attending year 1 and year 2 AVSS. They will also share their desire for professional development in safety and security and how they were able to make sound decisions concerning the safety & security of their guests, artists, teams, and staff within their respective environments. Please click here to register for AVSS.
Introduction to AVSS: “Raising the Security Baseline”
Date: Wed, Nov 7, 2018 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM EST
This webinar will provide an overview of IAVM’s Academy for Venue Safety & Security (AVSS) scheduled for March 10-14, 2019 in San Diego, California. AVSS is for venue managers, event planners, public safety professionals, industry and business leaders, government agencies, educators and students, and much more. It is designed for individuals at any level of their career who desire for professional development in safety and security and making sound decisions about the safety and security of guests, artists, teams, and staff. Please click here to register for AVSS.
IAVM Mentor Connector Program - Spring '18
Date: Fri, Apr 13, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
The IAVM Mentor Connector Program is getting ready to launch the spring 2018-2019 "class." If you would like to learn more about becoming a Mentor, Mentee, or Coach to further your professional development, an informational webinar will be hosted on Friday, April 13, 2018, at 2:00 pm ET. The application deadline for the spring cycle is Wednesday, April 25, 2018. Go to www.iavm.org/mentor for more information and to apply.
VMS Graduate Institute Information Webinar Part 2
Date: Tue, Jan 16, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM EST
Attendees will be provided information concerning the VMS Graduate Institute’s curriculum from GI Assistant Dean, Kim Bedier, CFE, and GI Instructor, Richard L. Andersen, CFE, ICD.D. Moreover, Mr. Andersen will give listeners a preview of his class, DiSCovering Your Leadership Style. All venue professionals are encouraged to register.
VMS Graduate Institute Information Webinar Part 1
Date: Tue, Dec 12, 2017
Time: 4:30 PM - 4:50 PM EST
Attendees will be provided an overview of IAVM’s Venue Management School Graduate Institute from GI Dean, Eric Hart, CFE, as well as Nick Guinane and Cindy Vargo, the 2017 GI Student Representatives. All venue professionals are encouraged to register for this part one of a two part introduction to this advanced education program.
INTRODUCTION TO THE ACADEMY FOR VENUE SAFETY & SECURITY WEBINAR SERIES
Dates: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
Building Code and Fire Protection
AVSS Instructor: Paul Villotti, HENDERSON ENGINEERS
Thu, Nov 16, 2017, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EDT
AVSS Instructor: Ed Klima, Eventc2, LLC
Thu, Nov 30, 2017, 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM EST
AVSS Instructor: Andrew McQuillan, The Crowd Management Company LLC & TCMC Crowded Space Ltd
Thu, Dec 14, 2017, 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST
AVSS Instructor: Peter Ashwin, Event Risk Management Solutions
These webinars are for venue and event managers, security professionals, and key personnel making sound decisions about the safety and security of guests, artists, teams, and staff. Attendees will be provided an overview of four of the courses taught at AVSS: Building Code and Fire Protection, Emergency Planning, Crowd Management, and Risk Management
Academy for Venue Safety & Security Information Webinar
Date: Thu, Sep 28, 2017
This webinar is for venue and event managers, security professionals, and key personnel making sound decisions about the safety and security of guests, artists, teams, and staff. Attendees will be provided an overview of the International Association of Venue Managers-Academy for Venue Safety & Security (AVSS) scheduled for February 15-19, 2018 in Minneapolis MN.
IAVM Mentor Connector Program
Date: Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
The IAVM Mentor Connector Program is getting ready to launch the spring 2017 "class." If you would like to learn more about becoming a Mentor, Mentee, or Coach to further your professional development, an informational webinar will be hosted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at 1 pm CT. Application deadline for this spring cycle is March 25, 2017.
THE VENUE: Coffee Break with Alexis and Shelley
IAVM is expanding its podcast circle with a new series, The Venue: Coffee Break. Hosted by IAVM members Alexis Berggren, General Manager of the Old National Events Plaza and Shelley Ellis, General Manager of the Visalia Convention Center this podcast is a call-in show that includes live chats straight from the headlines of IAVM’s VenueNet member forum.
Dates: Fourth Wednesday of the month @ 12 - 12:30 PM EDT
Sign up to Listen: Please click HERE
To Listen to all Episodes click HERE
To Subcribe through iTunes click HERE
Episode 1: Career Edition with Mark Gnatovic, Senior Vice President, SearchWide HERE
Episode 2: Human Resource Edition with Kelli Zohar-Davis, SPICE Training Manager at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center HERE
Episode 3: Social Media with Tammy Koolbeck and Holly Boman Please click HERE
Episode 4: Brad Mayne Interview: Please click HERE
Episode 5: Holiday Events with Darren Davis, CFE Please click HERE
Episode 6: F&B Trends with Chris Carton Please click HERE
Episode 7: IAVM Mentor Connector Program with Kathryn Carlson, McKenzie Rowley & Andrea Smalls click HERE
Episode 8: IAVM How to Host a Chapter Meeting with Shaun Davis, CBSE and Robby Elliott, CVP click HERE
Episode 9: How to get the most out of exhibiting at VenueConnect with Mikel Hoffman, Social Tables & Evelyn Ingram, EventBooking click HERE
Episode 15: Sports teams abound, construction all around, where it can all be found.... Las Vegas! click HERE
Episode 25: Making The Most of Your Promotion: Supervisor to Manager click HERE