Latest News

Back to Latest News back


VMA opens 2022 Venue Management School for enrolments

VMA opens 2022 Venue Management School for enrolments
July 1, 2022

The Venue Management Association (Asia Pacific) has opened enrolments for its 2022 Venue Management School, encompasses the VMA Leadership Institute.

The only industry run school of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region, this immersive program has been designed by today’s leaders for tomorrow’s leaders, and combines the ultimate venue industry networking experience with a tailored education program essential to any venue industry professional.

Held over five days from 6th to 11th November 2022 at the Mantra and Peppers on Salt Beach Kingscliff in Northern NSW, the internationally recognised School combines 35 industry specific subjects delivered by 23 executive level industry Instructors.

Positioning delegates as potential leaders of the future, the VMS has been a turning point in the careers of close to 1000 industry professionals over the last 26 years. 

Click here for more information.

VMS Scholarships Available
The VMA is able to support professional development through its VMA Scholarships to Attend School program.

Each scholarship opportunity is designed to reflect and reward the applicants great work across several key themes that are easily translated into everyday actions of your staff.

Each successful applicant will receive:

  • Enrolment into either VMS Year 1 or VMS Year 2 or VMA Leadership Institute, plus
  • $1500 to cover travel and ancillary costs of attendance

Encourage those team members that are ideal candidates for the School to apply today. Not only do the scholarships support your ongoing investment into your team's professional development, they also deliver an unforgettable School experience and career defining opportunity for them.

To qualify, applicants must:

  • Have adequate experience and a level of skills and knowledge within the venue management industry to appropriately contribute to the School program for which they are applying (i.e. VMS Year 1, VMS Year 2, Leadership Institute).
  • Currently work within in the venue management industry within the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Be 18 years of age or above.

Applications close on 31st July 2022 and successful applicants will be contacted by the VMA office by 31st August.

Click here to apply.

Call for Mentors
The VMA Mentor Program, in partnership with QuayClean, is designed to enable experienced venue management industry professionals to share their knowledge, skills and insights with mentees through a one-on-one professional relationship. Mentees benefit from gaining knowledge and support in their career, while mentors make a personal impact on the professional development of others, and on the strength of the industry, the VMA and its Members.

The VMA Mentor Program looks to engage, inspire and nurture mentors and mentees in a professionally supportive learning environment.

Apply now if you are:

  • A current financial VMA Member;
  • A current employee of a VMA Group Membership;
  • Willing to commit up to 12 months to participate in the program;
  • Work within the Asia-Pacific region; and
  • Willing to actively work toward achieving mentoring relationship goal.

Click here for more information on the Mentors Program.

Image: Students at the Venue Management School.

Related Articles

27th June 2022 - ASM Global technology partnership to deliver new venue management platform

21st June 2022 - VenuesWest appoints first female Chair and welcomes new board member

2nd June 2022 - VMA announces 2022 venue industry award winners

31st May 2022 - Leading promoters fearful of rising cost pressures on live music

6th May 2022 - VMA reveals new Board Members

28th April 2022 - Program finalised for 29th Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress

3rd March 2022 - VMA launches 29th Asia-Pacific Venue Industry Congress

7th December 2021 - Venue Management Association announces dates for 2022 Asia Pacific Venue Industry Congress

18th November 2021 - VMA announces new Chair for its Venue Management School

2nd September 2021 - Lockdowns force VMA to cancel 2021 Venue Management School

29th July 2021 - Enrolments open for VMA’s 2021 Venue Management School

11th March 2021 - VMA announces dates for 2021 Venue Management School

4th January 2021 - International venue management leader Cliff Wallace’s achievements recognised with Unity Award

7th May 2020 - Venue Management Association announces support for COVIDSafe App

23rd April 2020 - VMA opens application for new Diploma of Venue Management

29th November 2019 - 26th Venue Management School welcomes record enrolments

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

Support our industry news service
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

As an independent publisher, we need reader support for our industry news gathering so ask that - if you don't already do so - you back us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine and/or our online news.

Click here to view our subscription options.


supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all


Humanforce is a global provider of workforce management solutions for companies who need flexibility to manage complex workforces. Companies use Humanforce to manage everything from time and…

read more

Hospitality / Retail / Technology / Venues


The Pool Enclosure Company

Now TPEC Pool Enclosures - see

read more

Aquatics / Design / Recreation / Venues


Ticketworx Pty Ltd

Ticketworx (formerly House of Tickets) is Australia and New Zealand’s foremost ticket specialist servicing some 2,700 clients and producing in excess of 30 million per tickets per annum.…

read more

Entertainment / Events / Technology / Ticketing / Venues


Jonas Leisure

Jonas Software operates over 110 independently managed software brands around the world, providing them with the strategic guidance and financial security required to be leaders in their respective…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Fitness / Recreation / Sport



Track. Engage. Retain GreeneDesk is a suite of cloud based software solutions helping health clubs, leisure centres and swim schools to effectively track progression, improve customer engagement and…

read more

Aquatics / Billing / Education / Fitness / Technology


HIB Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd

HIB Insurance Brokers - Experts in Leisure and Amusement Insurance With over 20 years specialising in the Amusement and Leisure industries, we have the experience to understand your operations and…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Insurance / Recreation / Safety


TicketSearch Pty Ltd

TicketSearch is focused on providing businesses, organisations, and venues with affordable, efficient, and powerful self-managed ticketing solutions. The organisation has offices in Australia, New…

read more

Attractions / Entertainment / Technology / Ticketing / Venues



Quayclean are a national cleaning and waste services partner with proven results in the understanding and delivery of cleaning needs and challenges faced by facilities including; major venues and…

read more

Aquatics / Hospitality / Surfaces / Venues


get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business