Steve Peters

VenuWorks Founder and President
When I formed VenuWorks I originally called the company Compass Facility Management. I chose that name based on the works of Stephen Covey who advised leaders to manage by the compass and not by the time clock . In 2007 the Compass name changed to VenuWorks but the philosophy of the original name lives on. As a privately held company VenuWorks still manages client venues by the compass. VenuWorks is not tied to the “time clock” of quarterly earnings reports. This allows us to work with each client to find the “true north” for its facility. We can afford to take the long view as we work with you and the community to achieve the best solutions and the best outcomes possible.
Virtually every society on earth values the four basic principles of integrity, accountability, compassion, and forgiveness. Yet in today’s world, large corporations prosper and profit by contradicting these basic human values. As a privately held, family owned, and independent company, VenuWorks encourages and empowers its people across the country to observe and practice these four principles that are so basic to us all.
Please let us know how we can work with you!
Steven L. Peters

Our Mission & Philosophy


It is the mission of VenuWorks and its subsidiaries to maximize the presentation of successful events in client facilities for the cultural, recreational, educational, and economic benefit of the communities we serve.


Our core management philosophy is centered on events, the lifeblood of a successful public assembly facility, and that philosophy is central to our mission statement.
VenuWorks is dedicated to delivering fun at all of its facilities and making memorable experiences for our patrons. Patrons who have satisfying and exciting experiences and memories at the facilities we manage will return again and again and will bring their friends with them.

Our commitment is built on four principles:

  • Our knowledge and experience in working with all aspects of facility management and consulting.
  • Our customized approach that offers each client the best solutions.
  • Our transparency in how we work with our clients with the highest ethical standards.
  • Our tenacious approach to make every venue successful.

What We Can Offer You


• Operating Procedures and Manuals
• Safety and Emergency Plans
• Customer Service Training
• Ticketing and Box Office Controls
• Operation Audits
• Training
• Corporate Support


• Shop and Secure Annual Insurance
• Risk Management
• Personnel Manuals
• Benefits Maintenance
• Annual Budget Development
• Ongoing Financial Oversight Support
• Legal Support


• Event Research and Brokering
• Negotiations for Events
• Booking Trips to NYC, LA, & Nashville
• Promoter Relations
• Event Lead Generator
• Event Routing
• Online Services


• Destination Sales
• Naming Rights
• Contractually Obligated Income Sales
• Attendance at Trade Gatherings
• Corporate Ads
• Social Media Oversight
• Website Development


• Menu Development
• Portions and Pricing
• Quality Control
• Sales / Client Relations
• Monthly Financial Reconciliation
• Maximum Profits
• Sustainability


With VenuWorks, you gain the services of our talented staff with years of comprehensive experience in facility operations, marketing and management. We will work along side you to set an energetic agenda for the future of your facility and provide ongoing support for your local venue staff in all phases of facility management.

Contact Us

We would love to hear from you. Contact us today to see how we can partner with you.