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Venue Management School set to develop next generation of venue industry leaders

Venue Management School set to develop next generation of venue industry leaders
November 7, 2019

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

ANZ Stadium
Arc @ UNSW
Auckland Live
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
Brisbane Entertainment Centre
Brisbane Racing Club
Cairns Convention Centre
Central Coast Stadium
Central Energy Trust Arena
Christchurch City Council
Crown Melbourne
Darwin Entertainment Centre
Department of Housing and Public Works
Derwent Entertainment Centre
Event Health Management
Eventbooking
Exhibition Park in Canberra
H3 Group
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre
International Convention Centre Sydney
Isaac Theatre Royal
Kardinia Park Stadium Trust
Logan City Council
Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre & Events
Marvel Stadium
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
Optus Stadium
Priava Group Operations
Qudos Bank Arena
Queensland Performing Arts Centre
RAC Arena
Royal Agricultural Society Of Victoria
Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Centre
Spark Arena
Special Olympics Australia
Sport and Recreation Queensland
Sport Australia
Stadiums Queensland
State Library & The Edge - Qld Cultural Centre
Sydney Cricket and Sports Grounds
Sydney Showground
The Walt Disney Company AUNZ
Townsville City Council
University of Southern Queensland
UQ Sport
UWA Sport
Venues Canberra
VenuesWest
WA Venues and Events
WIN Sports And Entertainment Centres

Click here for more information on the Venue Management School.

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