Billboard magazine published a great story yesterday in which several arena executives were asked what it takes to run a successful venue in today’s competitive touring business. One of the executives was IAVM member Sean Saadeh, senior vice president of programming at the Barcl
IAVM, and specifically VenueDataSource, received some love from architecture firm HKS earlier this month. “Several years ago, we learned that IAVM initiated a project called VenueDataSource, which gathers data on operational costs and revenue in IAVM member convention centers, s
The notable rise of eSports is sparking an entirely new content opportunity for venues of all types, as stadiums, convention centers, and everything in-between prove to be a potential host for the on-screen battles. Joining the mix is the new eSports Arena, the first venue in the U.S.
Behold, the world’s first LED basketball court. Play the video above to watch it in action. Then play it again, because cool things deserve to be played twice. Nike built the court in a facility called the House of Mamba in Shanghai to help Kobe Bryant teach young basketball pla