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
If you want to feel happier, then you might want to see at least two theatre plays per year. That’s just one of the findings in a new study out of Britain titled “Quantifying and Valuing the Wellbeing Impacts of Culture and Sport.” According the study, people who att
Does your venue have the bandwidth it needs to stay competitive? Wi-Fi traffic in the U.S. is growing at 68 percent per year. Consumers rely on Wi-Fi for fast and convenient connections to the Internet as part of their home, school, and work lives, and are increasingly looking for way
“The room’s too cold.” “Where’s our lunch?” “The security is harassing us!” —These comments could happen on any social media channel during any event at any venue, and it’s important that employees are monitoring and responding to them. While businesses are actively attuned to channel
Most people begin exercising at the start of the new year in order to lose any weight gained over the fall holidays. But a new study, which tracked the health habits of 2,235 men over 35 years, found that exercise does more than slim you down. It decreases your risk of dementia, too.