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Venue Management School set to develop next generation of venue industry leaders
The Venue Management Association (VMA) is preparing to host the 26th edition of the Venue Management School, the only industry run school of its kind in the Asia Pacific region, for six days from this Sunday.
Being held at the Salt Resort at Kingscliff in northern NSW from 10th to 15th November 2019, the School is designed by industry leaders to nurture the next generation of professionals in venue management and related sectors and provides the opportunity to enrol in an Australian Diploma qualification.
As one of the core education programs of the VMA, the Venue Management School, the internationally recognised school has been a turning point in the careers of nearly 1000 industry professionals over the last 25 years.
Combining the ultimate venue industry networking experience with a two-year program featuring workshops, discussions and presentations to explore 35 topics essential to the venue industry.
From humble beginnings in 1994, the School has grown from an initial student intake of less than 30 to now exceeding over 100 each year. As the brainchild of a group of passionate venue industry professionals associated with the VMA, the VMS was originally conceived to ensure those already with industry experience and knowledge were passing that along to our next generation of venue management professionals.
One of the core strengths of the School, and what makes the VMS the ultimate industry education experience, is the team of instructors that give up their time voluntarily each and every year to come back to School to give back to the next generation.
2019 VMS and Leadership Institute Student Alumni
Arc @ UNSW
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Brisbane Racing Club
Cairns Convention Centre
Central Coast Stadium
Central Energy Trust Arena
Christchurch City Council
Darwin Entertainment Centre
Department of Housing and Public Works
Derwent Entertainment Centre
Event Health Management
Exhibition Park in Canberra
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
International Convention Centre Sydney
Isaac Theatre Royal
Kardinia Park Stadium Trust
Logan City Council
Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre & Events
Melbourne & Olympic Parks
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Melbourne Cricket Club
Melbourne Sports & Aquatic Centre
Melbourne Sports Centres
Melbourne Stadiums Ltd (Marvel)
Napier City Council
National Rugby League
New Plymouth District Council
O'Brien Group Australia, AAMI Park
Priava Group Operations
Qudos Bank Arena
Queensland Performing Arts Centre
Royal Agricultural Society Of Victoria
Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Centre
Special Olympics Australia
Sport and Recreation Queensland
State Library & The Edge - Qld Cultural Centre
Sydney Cricket and Sports Grounds
The Walt Disney Company AUNZ
Townsville City Council
University of Southern Queensland
WA Venues and Events
WIN Sports And Entertainment Centres
Click here for more information on the Venue Management School.
14th June 2019 - Instructors announced for 2019 Venue Management School
7th May 2019 - VMA announces 2019 Venue Industry Awards finalists
26th November 2018 - Venue Management School 2018 awards and graduates more industry professionals
23rd May 2017 - Venue industry reacts to Manchester Arena terror attack
8th December 2016 - Hamilton’s H3 group secures two top national venue industry awards
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