Top Emerging Learning and Development Services Company 2022

Recognized by Manage HR

The VSG Advantage

Industry expertise + uniquely customized = proven results

Hear about The VSG Advantage from Chief Illuminations Officer, Richard Andersen

The VSG Advantage

Richard Andersen has been providing training and development to venue employees for over 30 years with a unique training style that’s fun, engaging, and provides proven long-lasting results.

“Richard spent months learning about our business and team and built a program that, as he promised, guided us to our desired outcome”

Respected authorities in sports and entertainment venue management

With a passion for making a difference in people’s lives

As accomplished CEOs in the venue industry, we learned through our own successes and failures the need to develop people at all levels. We know that satisfied employees from front-line event staff to senior executives lead to a better work environment and ultimately an incredible guest experience.

Through our ongoing work with sports and entertainment venues and professional sports teams, we constantly modify our training programs to meet your current challenges in safety, service, teamwork, and retention.

“Phenomenal” “Fun and lasting impact” “truly impacting” “far exceeds all others” “game-changer” – Our customers reflect our dedication to delivering results!

Richard Andersen, VSG Advantage Training

Richard Andersen, ICD.D

Chief Illuminations Officer for Venue Solutions Group & VSG Advantage Training

Russ Simons, Venue Solutions Group

Russ Simons

Managing Partner & Chief Listening Officer for Venue Solutions Group

Are you ready to make a difference in your organization?

Praises for VSG Advantage Training’s Richard Andersen

“A thoughtful and witty speaker, Richard’s presentation moved our organization forward in a meaningful way.”

Michael Marion, CVE

General Manager, Simmons Bank Arena

“He facilitated in such an honest, thought-provoking style that he kept the attention and engagement of our entire group.”

Jan Addison

Past Director, Orange County Convention Center, Florida

“Richard is an amazing facilitator who was able to get our team to see each other in a different light. I can’t say enough good things about his skills and the value his training brings to an organization.”

Todd Hunt, CVE

Former Director, BancorpSouth Arena