IAVM Region 5 Bob Scanlin Memorial Scholarship

The IAVM Region 5 Bob Scanlin Memorial Scholarship will fund tuition for one (1) individual to attend up to two consecutive years of Venue Management School (VMS) held in Wheeling, West Virginia at the Oglebay Resort & Conference Center 2017 program dates are June 3-8, 2017.

For more information about VMS, visit  Tuition includes shared-cabin accommodations, all classes, study materials, coffee breaks, Sunday dine-around and graduation night banquet.  Other expenses, including travel, are the student’s responsibility. 

This is the link to the application.

The IAVM Region 5 VMS Scholarship is presented in the memory of Bob Scanlin, CFE, a past IAVM Region 5 Vice President, IAVM Foundation Board of Trustees member and longtime director of the Georgia Mountains Center in Gainesville, GA.   Bob, known for his great sense of humor and unselfish service to Region 5, was the quintessential IAVM professional with a passion for business, leadership and people.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, January 12, 2017. The award is made, and candidates are notified Thursday, February 16, 2017.


IAVM Region 5 Virginia Chapter Meeting

On Wednesday, November 30th the Greater Richmond Convention Center will be hosting an IAVM Region 5 – Virginia Chapter Meeting. We have some very prevalent and beneficial content programmed and, as always, this will be a great opportunity to network with your industry associates.

 Please consider joining us and sending some of your staff to participate. The cost is nominal and it includes complimentary parking, breaks and lunch.

A full agenda and a registration form is attached.

IAVM Virginia Chapter Meeting Agenda - IAVM Virginia Chapter Meeting Registration


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All proceeds will go towards industry scholarships offered through IAVM Region 5.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or if you need assistance with hotel reservations should you require an overnight stay.

Thank you in advance for supporting IAVM, your staff and yourself!