Venue Initiative

Become a Sponsor

For more information on becoming a Venue Initiative sponsor, please contact Rob Payne at and Andrew Gabel at

SVG Venue Resources


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.

Venue JournalVenue Production Journal:
The third edition of SVG’s annual print publication highlights the recent video-production overhauls at Jacksonville’s EverBank Stadium (including an in-depth look at the Jags’ new 8K workflow) and many more.

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 SVG Venue Initiative, please contact Karen Hogan at

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

Karen Hogan
SVG, Senior Editor and Editor, Venue Production Journal

George Hoover
NEP Broadcasting, CTO

Robert D. Jordan, CFE
Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment, SVP

Ken Kerschbaumer
SVG, Executive Director, Editorial

Scott Nardelli
Bexel ESS, VP and GM

Rick Price
MOEBAM! Venue Media Services, President

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