ACTIVE membership is open to individuals involved in venue management, venue development and investment, venue operations, venue administration, teaching or research.
Active members shall be persons who can demonstrate to the satisfaction of the board a significant involvement in public venue management through the practise or provision of services in at least one of the following areas:
Venue Development and Investment – development of venues, venue procurement and disposal, venue construction and renovation;
Venue Operations – employed at any level in the day to day operation of venues;
Venue Administration – management or development of venue resources in the areas of: business operations, human resources management, information technology, financial administration, sales and marketing, legal, training or risk management;
Teaching or research in the area of venue management.
Active members shall be eligible for election to the VMA board, hold any position on committees or sub-committees and have full rights to the voting of motions, elections or nominations at any AGM or emergency/ special general meeting.