Brad Mayne is President and Chief Executive Officer of International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) and the IAVM Foundation. IAVM represents public venue professionals from around the globe. Professional members manage public assembly venues that are positive economic organizations within their communities. A diverse list of member venues includes arenas, convention centers, exhibit halls, performing arts centers, universities, stadiums, complexes, festivals, fairgrounds, amphitheaters, and race tracks.
Under Mayne’s leadership the past seven years, IAVM has averaged 11% membership growth each year and has grown revenues by 35.5%. In collaboration with industry associations, IAVM has created initiatives that strengthens the industries we serve with partners VMA, AMEREF, EIC, IAEE, ESCA, ECA, TDM and DI. Initiatives include, but not limited to safety and security, economic impact calculator, bio-hazard sanitation certification as well as diversity, equity and inclusion.
Active in the communities Mayne has resided, he has served on Board of Directors for DMOs (Dallas, Anaheim & Cedar Rapids), Super Bowl XLVIII, Cotton Bowl Classic, Sports Commissions (LA, Orange County, Dallas), and Chambers of Commerce.
Brad has vast management experience in professional sports venues including: President & CEO, MetLife Stadium 2012-2016. President & CEO, American Airlines Center 1998-2012. GM & Regional Manager, Honda Center, Ogden Entertainment 1991-1998