For 32 years, the IAVM Foundation has committed to programs, ideas, and initiatives that build amazing careers and a strong future for the industry. This legacy continues with three new programs focused on students, young professionals, and mid-level venue management.
Joseph A. Floreano Scholarship + Internship Program
The Foundation introduced a new set of scholarships + internships to each of the major programs at IAVM. Whether a student or young professional looking to develop their career or a mid-level manager looking to build a critical network of leaders and peers, they will be able to apply for Foundation scholarships + internships to attend:
- VenueConnect Annual Conference & Tradeshow
- Arena Management Conference
- Performing Arts Managers Conference
- International Convention Centers Conference
- Academy for Venue Safety & Security
- Venue Management School
Launched at VenueConnect 2015 in Baltimore, this program focuses on identifying and developing the talent of venue industry professionals, 30 years of age and under, through increased access and exposure to industry networking and thought leadership. The program provides year-round continued education for professional growth in the venue industry and helps program participants become better, more productive employees.
Selected applicants will receive one full, complimentary registration (Value: $885) to VenueConnect, IAVM’s Annual Conference & Trade Show and a stipend of $850 to be used on travel accommodations. Honorees will be recognized throughout the annual meeting and formally at the Venue Industry Awards luncheon.
Certified Venue Professional (CVP)
The much-anticipated mid-level certification for venue professionals has launched, and the IAVM Foundation is providing the resources needed to ensure that this new certification provides essential credentialing to further careers and strengthen the future of our industry.
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