Hackers are laughing all the way to the bank

  (Alpharetta, GA – June 15, 2012) Recently, one of the world’s largest networking sites got hacked.  LinkedIn confirmed on Wednesday June 6, 2012 that “at least some passwords were stolen”.  Later we found out that over 6.5 million passwords, more than 60% of their aggregate subscribers, were dumped onto a Russian cybercrime forum. In […]


  (Alpharetta, GA – June 1, 2012) The world’s largest hospitality technology show, HITEC (June 25th – June 28th, 2012) will host thousands of hotel industry executives and vendors from all over the globe gathering to learn about new technology. Leading the industry education sessions at this year’s event will be the “PCI Boot Camp”, […]

A Salute to True Friends: The Venza Group’s Annual Partner Appreciation Event

(Alpharetta, GA – March 8th, 2012) Every March, the Venza Group salutes its partners and partner organizations by throwing a party. Tonight, at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant, the work that went into making 2011 a landmark year of passionately providing tools, technology, and strategic thinking (the first 7 words of the Venza Group’s vision statement) […]

VENZA’s 4th Annual Charity Event: How Sweet It Is!

  (Alpharetta, GA – November 11th, 2011) Another Best Dessert Atlanta event has come and gone.  This season’s event, held on November 5th at The Portfolio Center, brought a new twist as top caterers from around the city went head to head, bringing their best desserts to compete for the title of “Best Dessert Atlanta […]

Venza Group Appoints Patty McIntosh as Training Strategy & Implementation Director

(Alpharetta, GA – August 15, 2011) The Venza Group proudly announces the appointment of Patty McIntosh to the position of Training Strategy & Implementation Director.  In this key leadership role, Patty will deploy her extensive expertise in the areas of appreciative inquiry, instructional design, adult learning theory, team building, executive coaching, and project management to […]

Spotlight on sexual harassment prevention training in wake of IMF scandal

(Alpharetta, GA – June 13, 2011) A new spotlight has been turned on the need for sexual harassment prevention training for hotel staff. This comes after last month’s arrest of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) former president, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, following allegations of his sexual assault of a housekeeper in a $3,000-a-night penthouse suite at the […]

A New Alliance for Compliance

(Alpharetta, GA – June 7, 2011) The Venza Group, recognized as the Southeast’s leader for custom learning solutions, announces the launch of the first in a series of corporate compliance and workforce effectiveness courses. It is through their partnership with the law firm of Arnall Golden Gregory (AGG) that the Venza Group offers these off-the-shelf […]

VENZA commits to client advocacy by hiring Diane Binder as Professional Services Director

(Alpharetta, GA – March 4, 2011) The Venza Group proudly announces the appointment of Diane Binder, filling a newly established role of Professional Services Director.  In this leadership role, Diane is accountable for all Venza Group professional services where, on a daily basis, she utilizes her industry expertise in curriculum design and development, training measurement […]

The VENZA’s 3rd Annual Charity Event: Our Biggest Yet!

(Alpharetta, GA – October 26nd, 2010) By sponsoring their 3rd Annual Charity Benefit fundraiser, the Venza Group delivered much needed acknowledgement and outreach for Georgia’s foster and adoptive families. Hundreds of attendees opened their hearts and wallets to support Supporting Adoption and Foster Families Together (SAFFT), a Georgia-based not-for-profit that provides supportive foundations to improve […]

HITEC Executive Vendor Advisory Council Selects Venza

Atlanta, September 16, 2010 – Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals’ (HFTP®) Vice President Tom Smith, CFO of the Westmoor Country Club, announced today the formation of a HITEC Executive Vendor Advisory Council. The council consists of members who were chosen through a lottery of executive vendors whose companies participated in HITEC 2010. The purpose of […]