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Established in 2015 and held annually in Nashville, Tenn., Venue Operations Summit fills a special need for shared knowledge and best practices, recognizing an integral workforce element in sports, entertainment, performing arts and convention facilities. Venue Solutions Group presents this summit and dedicates its purpose to venue operations and engineering professionals.  This year our event will be at the Hilton Downtown Nashville.

Past topics include building automated systems and computerized maintenance management systems, LED lighting opportunities,  planning and opening new and renovated facilities, OSHA/Safety, telescopic seating, access control, how to manage broadcast partners, managing third-party services, women in venue operations and engineering, capital expense planning, budget preparation and presentation, and leadership development. Any professional in this space should attend to gain valuable, actionable information that provides practical value for your facility while incorporating professional development for attendees. You are invited to come prepared to participate and raise the level of information and professionalism for everyone.

To register for the Summit, please click on "Tickets" below or click here.

Note: Final schedule subject to change 

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avatar for Richard Andersen, CFE

Richard Andersen, CFE

Seafair
President & CEO
MB

Michael Ball

Von Braun Center
Operations Supervisor
MB

Mose Boyer

American Airlines Center
Director of Operations
SC

Sarah Culp

BJC Penn State University
Operations
JD

Joe DeGeorge

Verizon Arena
Director of Event Services
MD

Maureen Doran

AwareManager
Account Executive
HF

Hiram Frye

Von Braun Center
Operations Supervisor
GG

George Gagle

VDA (Van Deusen & Associates)
Mid-Atlantic Regional Vice President
KG

Kevin Graham

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
Sr. Mechanical
BG

Brian Grant

Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum - USC
Sr. Assoc. Dir. of Facilities/Project Management
JH

Jim Hanlon

American Airlines Center
Assistant Director of Operations
WH

Wesley Holmes

Verizon Arena
Director of Operations/Asst. GM
PL

Pierre Legault

National Arts Center
Maintenance Manager
ML

Mike Loeffler

VDA (Van Deusen & Associates)
Regional Vice President – Southeast
MM

Mark Maurer

Henderson Engineers, Inc
Senior Security Specialist
BM

Bart Miller

Walter P Moore
Principal
RM

Royce Mitchell

Dallas Cowboys/AT&T Stadium
Conversion Manager
AN

Andrew Newman

Howe Engineers, Inc.
Principal
CO

Chan Onechanh

LASED
Director of Operations
ZP

Zachary Peterson

Von Braun Center
Operations Supervisor
CP

Courtney Porcella

AwareManager
Director of Marketing
DR

Danny Rodriguez

Von Braun Center
Operations Supervisor
MR

Mike Rogers

Smith Seckman Reid, Inc.
Sr. Principal
CR

Craig Russell

BancorpSouth Arena & Conference Center
Director of Operations
FS

Frankie Schneeberg

UW Madison Pyle Center
Building and Grounds Supervisor
DS

Darin Scott

City of Boca Raton
Amphitheater Venue Coordinator
avatar for Russ Simons

Russ Simons

VSG
Chief Listening Officer
SS

Sandra Stewart

Verizon Arena
IT Coordinator
AS

Alaina Switzer

Venue Solutions Group
Associate
VT

Vigil Todd

Hussey Seating
Direct Project Development
DW

Doug Weis

Henderson Engineers, Inc
Vice President
avatar for Tom Williams

Tom Williams

Venue Solutions Group
Partner
LW

Lisa Wooley

Venue Solutions Group
VSG Event Staff
MW

MIKE WOOLEY

Venue Solutions Group
Partner