"Focus on making a contribution rather than on making a career."

-Brian Stovall, Allen Event Center

"The view is always better from the high road."

-Paul Turner, CFE, AT&T Stadium

"Fancy carpet and trendy art do not bring customers back ... a great experience does!"

-Bryan Chatterton, Sacramento Convention Center

"Another day in paradise."

-Allen Johnson, Orlando Venues

Enhanced patron experiences + loyal partners + enthusiastic employees = Stronger Business”

-Steve Hevern, Sydney Entertainment Centre

“The show is not confirmed until the artist goes on stage and stays.”

-Michael Marion, CFE, Verizon Arena

“It is amazing how much you can accomplish when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.”

-Eric D. Hart, CFE, Tampa Sports Authority

“What you allow is what will continue.”

-Stephanie Curran, Spokane Convention Center and INB Performing Arts Center

“Never try to teach a pig to fly.  You’re wasting your time and you’re annoying the pig.”

-John Rhamstine, CFE, Seven Venues

“High-performance teams succeed through leadership, communication and balance of purpose.”

-Mark Gnatovic, SearchWide

“Our Benchmark is to provide Excellent Quality and Service by retention of staff.”

-Joe Floreano, CFE, Rochester Riverside Convention Center

“The customer experience is at the heart of everything we do.”

-Brian Morris, CFE, Melbourne & Olympic Parks

“Success is not permanent and failure is not fatal so get the hell out there and just TRY!”

-Karen Totaro, CFE, Atlantic City Convention Center

“You are who you surround yourself with…hire wisely.”

-Karen Totaro, CFE, Atlantic City Convention Center

“You can do anything as long as you have the right people, a great plan and the right equipment.”

-Paul Cramer, CFE, Classic Center

You have brains in your head and feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”

-Kim Bedier, CFE (via Dr. Seuss), City of Tacoma Public Assembly Facilities

“When faced with a choice, do what would make your mother proud.”

-Kevin Mattingly, Phoenix Convention Center & Venues

Region 7 Chapter Meetings

Chapter Meetings Overview | Hosting a Meeting | Additional Resources

July 12, 2017

IAVM Arizona Summer Chapter Meeting - ASU Kerr Cultural Center - 10:00am - 4:00pm - Itinerary and Registration

February 1, 2017

IAVM Arizona Chapter Meeting - Phoenix Convention Center. Itinerary details.

May 23, 2016

Region 7 – San Diego/Long Beach/Anaheim/Los Angeles – 9:30 AM – The OC Fair & Event Center. Itinerary details.

January 14, 2016

IAVM Arizona Chapter Meeting – 8:30AM-5:00PM – Grand Canyon University. Click here for more itinerary details: http://www.iavmaz.org/events.

November 12-13, 2014

Region 7 Chapter Meeting -  Nov 12 & 13, 2014 - Courtyard is located at 3150 Garrity Way, I-80, Exit 19, Richmond, CA 94806 - IACMCFSAWFA TRAINING PROGRAM

March 27, 2014

IAVM Nevada Chapter Meeting – 4:30-6:30 PM – Orleans Arena-Club Level – Las Vegas, NV. Please visit http://tickets.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=1255 to purchase tickets for the event; pricing outlined on the form. Click on the pdf for details about the itinerary.

February 18, 2014

IAVM Utah Chapter Meeting – Utah – Spence & Cleone Eccles Football Center – 9:00 AM-3:00 PM; Registration: $65.00; to register, go to weberstatetickets.com. See the attached PDF for the complete itinerary. Questions: write Darin Osborne at dosborne@weber.edu Full Details

January 31, 2014

IAVM Arizona Chapter Winter Meeting - AZ – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM – Registration is now open for January 31 at the Desert Botanical Garden.

January 30, 2014

Save the date IAVM Regional VII Chapter meeting Thursday, January 30th 2014 at San Diego Convention Center Corporation. Full Details

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