Podcast by IAVM HQ
The Venue – Special Eileen Kulish
Eileen Kulish, National Accounts Manager for MTS SEATING, shares details on why the recent repeal of CAL 133 will improve the seating experience your venue guests. We also hear about the new design trends that are affecting the form of the optimal chair.
The Coffee Break Episode 28 – Venue Management School 2020
With IAVM’s Venue Management School right around the corner, Alexis and Shelley’s special guests this month are VMS Student Representatives, Kristina Lankow and Rod Saavedra to talk about their experiences last year and what they’re looking forward in 2019.
The Coffee Break Episode 27 - Mentor Connector Program
IAVM Mentor Connector Committee Members, McKenzie Rowley & Andrew L. Shreve, speak to Alexis & Shelly about how this exciting program helps the careers of new and veteran members alike.
The Venue - Special Guest Todd Shuttleworth
Todd Shuttleworth, Zero Waste TRUE Advisor & Corporate Sales Manager for MAX-R, joins the show to tell us about the Front of House of Venues are creating new sustainable green program. He also elaborates on the underlying reasons why these programs emerge in the industry.
The Venue - Special Guest Ian King
Ian King, Vice President of Sales for MTS Seating, joins the show to explain how the chairs in your venue can positively affect your guests’ experience. Ian elaborates how their form and function have evolved to accomplish this goal. Ian also shares his experiences concerning mentorship and professional development. He also gives his insights into how new professionals in the venue industry can succeed in their careers.
The Venue - Special Guest Ken Stockdell
Ken Stockdell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Vice President & Director of Convention Centers for HKS joins the show to talk about the changing nature of public spaces in convention centers. Ken tells us how some centers are exploring the connection between concourses/prefunction spaces and the streetscape outside. Ken also speaks about his career and how architects act as partners with both venue managers and stakeholders.