IAEE's Top Public Events for 2012
DALLAS, 30 May 2012 – Each year thousands of business-to-consumer events take place around the world, and today the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) opens the application process for its recognition program for the Top Public Events in the exhibitions and events industry for 2012.
Categories include established events and new launches. Criteria measured include event demographics, best practices, customer service initiatives, employee training and motivation, innovations in marketing and exhibitor support, and many others. Submissions are evaluated by a panel of industry experts comprised of organizers, exhibitors, suppliers and marketers across a variety of industries, hobbies, interests and crafts.
Those events selected as IAEE’s Top Public Events are recognized throughout pertinent IAEE publications and electronic media and receive exclusive use of a comprehensive package of licensed collateral for a period of one year. Award recognition takes place at Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting and Exhibition to be held this year 4-6 December in Orlando, Florida.
A minimal entry fee to submit an event is required. Member and non-member rates apply. Applications accepted from 1 June - 1 September 2012.
Click here to access the 2012 registration form and application.
About the IAEE Public Events Council
The IAEE Public Events Council is charged with bringing awareness, engagement, education and recognition to the public events community. Public events resources such as the industry reports, education opportunities at the Midyear and Annual meetings, information on the Top Public Event recognition program and the public event organizer discussion group can be found on the IAEE website.
Since 1928, IAEE continues to provide quality and value to its members through leadership, service, education and strong relationships. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world, with a membership of show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers. Organizers of more than 20,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world are members of IAEE. Through the 2006 consolidation with the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), IAEE delivers valuable industry research reports. IAEE also supports the IAEE Public Events Council, The International Center for Exhibitor and Event Marketing, and the Exhibition and Event Industry Audit Commission, which are IAEE councils that provide products, programs and information to members. IAEE recognizes its strategic partners: American Airlines, ASP, Inc., Bearcom, Mexico Tourism Board, New Orleans Morial Convention Center, New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau, Orange County Convention Center and Visit Orlando, Vertical Nerve, Inc. and VoiceLogic. Visit www.iaee.com for more information.
Terri Phillips, CEM
Executive Director, IAEE Public Events Council
+1 (972) 687-9213