Chris Kibler Accepted as Venue Management School Instructor
(Wichita, Kan.) – Chris Kibler, SMG Assistant General Manager and Director of Finance for INTRUST Bank Arena, has been accepted by the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM) as a Finance Instructor for Venue Management School (VMS). VMS, held annually at Oglebay Resort & Conference Center in Wheeling, West Virginia, is one of the best professional education programs available for venue managers.
The VMS programs consist of two (2) week-long courses of intensive instruction held over two consecutive years. The VMS curriculum covers topics such as event management, life safety, marketing and advertising, crowd management and the guest experience. The second year of VMS covers areas such as leadership and image, cost control, risk management and insurance, and strategic business planning.
While at INTRUST Bank Arena, Kibler has received the Wichita Business Journal 2009 40 under 40 award and 2013 CFO award. Additionally, she was selected by the Kansas Society of CPAs as a 2012 20 up to 40 leadership recipient and was honored with the 2013 Emerging Leader Award by the Kansas Society of CPAs in conjunction with the American Institute of CPAS.