The IAVM Sustainability Committee is hosting three fantastic presentations for you at VenueConnect. Our booth will be located at Booth 2743 by Theaters C & D.
1. SESSION 1—Sunday, July 27, 10:45-11:15 a.m.
How OCC Achieved LEED Platinum in 2014. By Matt Uchtman
The Oregon Convention Center (OCC) recently achieved LEED Platinum in March 2014. Learn more about the steps OCC took to go from becoming the first LEED Certified convention center in 2004 to achieving LEED Platinum in 2014.
Matt Uchtman has been the director of operations at the OCC since June 2012, overseeing the facilities technical services, operations, sustainability and capital projects. He also served as OCC’s operations manager of technical services, supervising the facility’s engineering, electrical, maintenance, grounds, telecommunication, and audiovisual services for national convention, consumer tradeshow, and special event clients. Prior to joining the OCC, Uchtman worked at the University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio, in multiple roles in the operations department and the university’s arena and sports complex. Matt has a Bachelor of Science degree in sports management from the University of Dayton and is a graduate from the International Association of Venue Management’s School of Venue Management.
2. SESSION 2—Sunday, July 27, 11:30 a.m.-Noon:
How Pritchard Sports and Entertainment Group Earned Florida Marlins Best Diversion Ratio Recycling Award. By J. Roland Hayden
This presentation will cover the recycling efforts at Marlins Park that earned the team an award for the best diversion ratio in the NL East. The creation of the recycling plan will be discussed, along with the resources and partners involved, the procedures they enacted, and the results of their efforts. Join us to learn how your venue can start or improve your current recycling efforts.
Roland Hayden has 30 years of experience in facility maintenance services. The past 22 years were specifically dedicated to the public assembly facility market segment. Roland currently serves as president of Pritchard Sports & Entertainment overseeing the day-to-day operations of the company throughout the country. Pritchard Sports & Entertainment provides full service turnkey cleaning maintenance to public assembly facilities, metal and marble restoration, and energy efficient lighting retro fits to include approved playing surface lighting. Roland is a long-term member of IAVM, the Stadium Managers Association, and the Building Service Contractors Association International.
3. SESSION 3 — Sunday, July 27, 12:30-1 p.m.
By Green Sports Alliance
Look for this exciting session announcement at VenueConnect!