Leadership & Operations 2016


The Impact of Gun Laws on Public Venues

“Open carry” is now legal in 44 out of 50 U.S. states. That means a person can publicly carry a firearm in plain sight. However, there is a lot of confusion among venue professionals concerning the law in their states.


Construction & Design 2016

U.S. Bank Stadium

Plan the Work, Work the Plan

Because of thorough, upfront planning and continual use of technology during the course of construction, Morteson delivered U.S. Bank Stadium six weeks ahead of schedule.

Jimmy Earl

Humble and Dedicated

Jimmy Earl, CFE, senior associate director of the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, is the 2016 recipient of the Charles A. McElravy Award.