Eventex has officially announced The 50 Most Influential Venue Professionals for 2023, and IAVM is pleased to share that our President & CEO, Brad Mayne, CVE is featured on the list. The index recognizes outstanding professionals who have left a mark on this particular events industry area with their creativity, vision, and capacity for innovation.
“This Eventex index shines a light on the most deserving individuals whose creativity, innovation, and achievements keep inspiring and raising the bar, both in their field and for the rest of the industry. These remarkable professionals deserve recognition and we are honored to facilitate this process. Congratulations to everyone included in the list!” comments Ovanes Ovanessian, Co-founder of Eventex Awards.
“Brad’s passion for our association and commitment to excellence for our members has not only elevated IAVM, it has left a lasting mark on the venue management and events industries,” said Kerry Painter, CVE/CEM/CMP, Chair of the IAVM Board of Directors. “The IAVM Board congratulates Brad on receiving this well deserved honor.”
The list is decided entirely by public vote, where the events community first gets to nominate and then vote for those they believe have had the most notable impact on the industry. This year, a total of 830 professionals from 56 countries were honored with an Eventex index nomination, while 21,787 votes were cast to determine the results. Those with the most votes in their respective industry area made the top 50 list, with their names published in alphabetical order. To see the full list, visit.
“I am honored to be named in the Top 50 Most Influential Venue Professionals,” stated Mayne. “This honor is a testament to the IAVM leadership and staff, whose collaboration and passion for our industry has resulted in only the best educational and resource opportunities for our members.”
Founded in 2009, Eventex Awards has become the most recognizable symbol of excellence in the world of events and experience marketing. The competition gives big and small companies alike the opportunity to showcase their outstanding work and get universal events industry recognition.