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Upcoming Webinars & Recordings


Understanding the Risk & Securing Mass Gathering Events

Date: Thu, Jun 1, 2017
Time: 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM EDT
Recording: http://www.iavm.org/understanding-risk-securing-mass-gathering-events

This webinar will provide venue managers and security professionals an understanding of the current threat environment. It will also identify lessons learned from the Manchester attack and appropriate actions for reasonable and manageable preparedness.

Panel Includes:
• Mark Herrera, IAVM Director of Education/DHSPublic Facilities Subsector Council
• Russ Simons, Chief Listening Officer, Managing Partner, Venue Solutions Group/DHS Public Facilities Subsector Council
• Andy Jabbour, Co-Founder/Managing Director, Gate 15
• Al Shenouda , City Shield Security Services, LLC
• William Flynn, President, GARDA Risk Management, LLC

One Member, One Vote Initiative

Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3504281377194859265

The IAVM Board of Directors would like to present information on the new One Member, One Vote Initiative. This initiative is designed to increase inclusivity within our growing and diverse organization by ensuring that all members have an equal voice in our future. This webinar is a great way to provide feedback to the Board of Directors on this potential change.

IAVM Town Hall: New FLSA Overtime Rules

Date: Wed, Sep 28, 2016
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/9200437701545773570
Slides: https://goo.gl/yuSHwm

Come join a town hall discussion with your fellow IAVM members concerning the new Wage & Hour Rule of the FLSA. This town hall is for all of venue types to participate, and we invite as many of you as possible to share your perspective. Before dialing in be sure to check out these resource slides that lay out the basics of the new rules: https://goo.gl/yuSHwm

Special thanks to our panel who will be contributing to our discussion:

  • Gina Chapa, Director of Guest Services & Security, American Airlines Center
  • Charlene King, HR Director/Executive Assistant, San Mateo County Event Center
  • Derrick Marcus, Human Resources Manager, Georgia World Congress Center 
  • Rita Ransdell, JD, SPHR, Vice President, Human Resources, American Airlines Center
  • Lynda Reinhart, Director, Stephen C. O'Connell Center, University of Florida

IAVM Mentor Connector Program

Date: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1556173272504041729

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: First Friday of every Month
3:00pm to 3:30pm ET

Sign up to Listen: Please click HERE

To Listen to all Episodes 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 10: Land that First Job out of College click HERE

Episode 11: Episode 11 The Music City Welcomes VenueConnect! click HERE


IAVM's monthly call-in show about the issues you face every day. 

Dates: Fourth Friday of every Month
3:00pm to 3:30pm ET

Sign up to Listen: Please click HERE

3/24/17 Travel Episode with special guest Bill Jenkins, CMP click HERE

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