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.
Congratulations to the Oregon Convention Center (OCC) on reaching another sustainability milestone. The center achieved Level Four certification for the ASTM Standard pertaining to the evaluation and selection of venues for environmentally sustainable meetings, events, trade shows and
“This business is about relationships” is a common phrase you hear in this industry, and it’s true, especially when you’re talking about human-to-human interactions. Consider, though, the relationship of a building to its location and citizens. That was the mai
The recent Meeting Professionals International World Education Congress featured a session about contract issues, and Sue Pelletier at MeetingsNet offers a great recap. In the article are some related story links, and one of them is “11 Lessons on Negotiating with Convention Cen