COVID-19 Surveys


IAVM will be conducting a series of industry impact studies to help our members compare their activities and decisions with their peers during the course of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

IAVM has developed a series of benchmarking handbooks by sector type.

Other Projects



2019 Reports

  • 2019 Staffing Report

2018 Reports

  • 2018 Compensation Report

2017 Reports

  • 2017 Food and Beverage
  • 2017 Technology
  • 2017 Funding Report
  • 2017 Safety and Security
  • Social Media Metrics

2016 Reports

  • 2016 Management Salary
  • 2015 (Fiscal Year) Operating Expense and Revenue​


Purchase Reports


Additional CEIR Reports (IAVM Members Only)

About VenueDataSource

For growth-focused venue professionals, venue partners and educational experts looking to make informed, data-driven decisions, VenueDataSource is your comprehensive resource. We connect the dots.

VenueDataSource is the research program of IAVM and is a valuable resource for its members, partners and the public.

VenueDataSource offers information and detailed reports on industry performance, benchmarking and other key indicators that guide venue management throughout the world. We facilitate information-gathering, sharing and tracking to create more informed facility managers and educators.

We serve and educate through reports, webinars, custom surveys, information-processing and more.

Members who participate in the information-gathering survey process receive these comprehensive reports – covering topics such as staffing, salary, and revenue – free of charge while non-members and other interested parties may purchase the reports. 

Annual subscriptions are available for qualified educators and educational institutions.

Current Research Committee

Thank you to our global partners.