VenuesNow established the inaugural Hall of Honor Awards in 2019. The award celebrates those who have achieved at the highest level in the venues business and related enterprises during their long and distinguished careers. A small number of honorees whose professional lives exemplifies excellence, integrity, ingenuity and a passion for the business are selected by VenuesNow staff and inducted each year.


Robyn Williams
Growing up on a ranch outside Kansas City, Missouri, Robyn Williams had dreams of going into professional barrel racing, the designated “women’s event” in the rough and tumble world of rodeo, the chosen vocation of her cowboy father.

Butch Spyridon
Without Butch Spyridon, Nashville wouldn’t be Music City.  The mid-state capital of Tennessee would probably be The Athens of the South, The Buckle of The Bible Belt or the ultra-catchy Healthcare Capital of the World.

Bob Hunter
Bob Hunter’s fingerprints are all over landmark venues across Canada — BC Place in  Vancouver and Toronto’s Rogers Centre, Scotiabank Arena and BMO Field.

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