Welcome Long Beach, California, home to the 2014 Arena Management Conference (AMC), which began on a high note with a discussion about brand strategy. “Creating brand allegiance or brand loyalty is the most important challenge you face,” said Greg Economou, executive vice
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.