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Diary: ESSMA, Paris; IAVM Toronto

ESSMA members are getting together in Paris 3-5 September for the association’s general assembly which will focus on financial, administration and members status, future actions and events. There will be workshops run by ESSMA board members on wi-fi, lifecycle management, digital signage, public catering and multifunctional venues.

The event will also host the ARENAS ECONOMIC FORUM in cooperation with Le Moniteur and the ANLSP, the French association of all professional leagues.

The IAVM is holding its Arena Management Conference in Toronto 8-10 September. The conference is aimed at key decision makers and top-level executives from arenas and will dive into topics such as successful venue operations, how to deliver the highest quality guest experience and updates on the hottest touring concerts, shows and performers. The host hotel is the Westin Harbour Castle. The event will also take in Toronto venues via private tours, and events and receptions that provide essential face time with industry peers.