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Nominations open for Venue Professional of the Year Awards 2013

Nominations open for Venue Professional of the Year Awards 2013
December 6, 2012

The Venue Management Association (VMA) has announced that nominations for the 2013 Venue Professional of the Year Awards are now open.

Each year, the Venue Professional of the Year Awards are offered to one Active VMA member and one Allied VMA member to recognise the contributions of the Association's membership, across all venue types, who demonstrate excellence in venue and community service in conjunction with innovations in venue management and contributions to the professional development of their colleagues, students and staff.

The awards present an opportunity for VMA Members to nominate a colleague to recognise the contributions that they have made to the Venue Management industry, during the 2012 calendar year.

Among the many reasons to consider nomination of a colleague is the recognition that can often go unnoticed for:

Displaying an outstanding commitment to the Venue Management Industry through their support and contribution to the VMA,

For their own personal and professional development and the inspiration that they have on others,

For the support that they have shown to fellow colleagues, staff and students within the Industry and the larger Community.

The Venue Professional of the Year Awards will be presented on 7th May 2013, during a special segment of the Gala Dinner at the 2013 Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress, being held at Crown Perth, Western Australia, with all of the finalists being recognised at the Dinner.

There are no limitations to the number of nominations that can be submitted and members are encouraged to participate for a chance to have their colleague's contributions acknowledged with this prestigious award.

Congratulations go once again to Steve Romer who was last year awarded the 2012 Active Venue Professional of the Year Award and to Craig Lovett who received the 2012 Allied Venue Professional of the Year Award.

Nominations close on Friday 1st March 2013.

For further information on nominations or to download the relevant Nomination Form for either an active or allied nomination, go to

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