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To facilitate understanding the detailed descriptions below, here is an example iCalendar file including the proposed venue component. This example is for a Joe Bloggs concert occuring at The Venue in San Diego, CA.

BEGIN:VCALENDAR
PRODID:-//Eventful//Eventful 2.0//EN
VERSION:2.0
BEGIN:VTIMEZONE
TZID:US/Pacific
LAST-MODIFIED:20060110T171418Z
BEGIN:STANDARD
DTSTART:20051030T080000
TZOFFSETTO:-0700
TZOFFSETFROM:+0000
TZNAME:MST
END:STANDARD
BEGIN:DAYLIGHT
DTSTART:20060402T020000
TZOFFSETTO:-0600
TZOFFSETFROM:-0700
TZNAME:MDT
END:DAYLIGHT
END:VTIMEZONE
BEGIN:VEVENT
LOCATION;VVENUE=V0-001-000153774-0@eventful.com:The Venu
  e\n1055 Fifth Avenue\nSan Diego, CA  92101
DTSTAMP:20060110T171344Z
DTSTART;TZID=US/Pacific:20060717T200000
SUMMARY:Joe Bloggs in concert
DTEND;TZID=US/Pacific:20060717T2300000
DESCRIPTION:Joe Bloggs plays everything from the old
  Simon & Garfunkle stuff to his latest album. Not to be
  missed!
END:VEVENT
BEGIN:VVENUE
UID:V0-001-000153774-0@eventful.com
NAME:The Venue
DESCRIPTION: The Venues is a home for live music and
  southern-inspired cuisine in an environment celebrating
  the Afric an American cultural contributions of blues
  music and folk art.
STREET-ADDRESS:1055 Fifth Avenue\nSuite 4
EXTENDED-ADDRESS:Stage 2
LOCALITY:San Diego
REGION;ABBREV=CA:California
COUNTRY;ABBREV=US;ABBREV=USA:United States
POSTAL-CODE:92101
TZID=US/Pacific
GEO:32.716220;-117.160156
URL;TYPE=Map:http://maps.google.com/maps?q=1055%20Fifth
  %20Avenue%2C%20San%20Diego%2C%20California%20&hl=en
URL;TYPE=Eventful Listing:http://eventful.com/venues/
  V0-001-000153774-0
URL;TYPE=Official Site:http://www.example.com/venues/clubvenues
  /sandiego/
TEL;TYPE=Box Office:619.299.2583
CATEGORIES:music concert
END:VVENUE
END:VCALENDAR

The "VVENUE" component works similarly to "VTIMEZONE". It is referenced by parameter from the "LOCATION" property of a "VEVENT".

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