Venue Initiative

Become a Sponsor

For more information on becoming a Venue Initiative sponsor, please contact Rob Payne at rob@sportsvideo.org and Andrew Gabel at agabel@sportsvideo.org.

SVG Venue Resources

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Venue Initiative White Paper: Recommendations for Sports Venues is an evolving resource of peer-reviewed best-practice guidelines for venue owners, operators, developers, architects, and other interested parties considering a sports/entertainment venue new build or renovation project.

SVG SportsTech Journal, Fall 2019
The Fall edition of the SVG SportsTech Journal features a special Venue Spotlight section that showcases the latest sports-venue news. In 2019, the publication spotlighted Chase Center, Allianz Field, and Banc of California Stadium, as well as included Q&As with top sports-venue executives.

Upcoming Events


The 2020 SVG Venue Initiative NAB Booth Venue Tours event has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a future date to be announced. If you are interested in being notified about the new event date, please email Andrew Lippe at andrew@sportsvideo.org.

SVG Venue Initiative Committee

The SVG Venue Initiative serves the information, networking, and business needs of engineering, IT, and broadcast executives in sports venues – both professional and college – and provides a forum for stadium, team, league, and broadcast professionals to interact and spotlight venue best practices, technical hurdles, and trends.

For more information on the Venue Initiative, please contact Kristian Hernandez, SVG Associate Editor, at kristian@sportsvideo.org.

Josh Beaudoin
WJHW, Principal

Chris Brown
Turner Sports, Director, Technical Operations, NBA Digital

Rick Church
Michigan State University, Director of Broadcast Technology

Steve Hellmuth
NBA, EVP, Operations and Technology

Robert D. Jordan, CFE
Industry Consultant

Ken Kerschbaumer
SVG, Executive Director, Editorial

Scott Nardelli
Bexel ESS, VP and GM

Don Sperling
New York Giants Entertainment, VP/Executive Producer

Steve Thrap
STAPLES Center, VP, Broadcast Operations

Dwin Towell
Dallas Cowboys, Director of Broadcast Engineering

Jeff Volk
Alpha Video, VP

Chris Williams
WHJW, Principal

Duane Yoslov
Diversified Systems, SVP