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Unique industry study tour to go behind the scenes at leading US venues

Unique industry study tour to go behind the scenes at leading US venues
March 9, 2017

Leading sport industry tour operator Hype Tours is presenting a rare opportunity for industry professionals to learn the latest global trends around innovation and technology through a guided tour of leading US stadiums, arenas and venues.

Running from 28th July to 6th August, the Global Venues Tour will take a group of 15 Australian and New Zealand professionals to the US to gain actionable insights from world-leading venues, aiming to equip the tour group with knowledge to excel within a competitive environment.

Proposed venues for the tour (subject to confirmation) include:

• Los Angeles/California – Golden 1 Centre, Staples Centre, LA Live, Levi’s Stadium

• Atlanta – Mercedes Benz Stadium, Suntrust Park, Georgia Dome

• New York – Madison Square Garden, Barclay Center, MetLife Stadium

The Global Venues Tour will also have an underlying theme around collaboration and will encourage professionals to push the boundaries of lateral thinking. In addition, the tour will offer interaction with a variety of experts, sharing best practices within this fast paced industry, and learning from international leaders shaping the latest industry benchmarks around:

• Digital, connectivity, data analytics & integration

• Venue design & architecture, sustainability, infrastructure,

• Marketing strategies, sponsorship, community, fan engagement

• Corporate hospitality, business development, ticketing, security.

The tour will also enable participants to end their trip with attendance at Venue Connect 2017, the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) annual Conference, being held in Nashville, Tennessee from 7th to 10th August.

This powerful networking platform is the only industry conference that provides targeted education created specifically for venue professionals.

Package inclusions:

• International airfares flying Qantas or Virgin

• US domestic flights and taxes

• Luxury hotel accommodation

• Private transfers throughout

• Tickets to scheduled events

• Official tour dinners and functions

• Personally guided

• Venue Connect IAVM Conference (not included in package)

There are 15 places available.

For more information or to register your interest to receive more information, click here and select 2017 ALM Global Venues Tour as the ‘tour of interest’.

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