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IAEE Merit Award

The IAEE Merit Award recognizes individuals whose ideas and/or work have benefited IAEE as an organization in some special way, and is generally reserved for those who have stepped forward at the chapter and/or local level.

Eligibility and Rules:

  • The nominee must be an active member of IAEE or currently employed by an IAEE member company in good standing for at least three years.
  • The nominee must be or have been directly involved in or associated with the exhibition management field.
  • The award may be made posthumously.
  • Final selection is based on merit.
  • Self-nomination is not permitted. Nominations submitted without supporting documentation will not be eligible for consideration.

Examples of Qualifying Data:

  • The candidate has made an outstanding contribution to the creation or continuation of an IAEE project at any level.
  • The candidate created or significantly enhanced a new program or project at chapter level.
  • The candidate has served in a leadership role on the chapter/local level.
  • The candidate created and/or implemented a leadership project on behalf of the association and the membership.
  • The candidate participated in a leadership role in the exhibition and/or hospitality curricula for a local college or university.

Nominations Deadline: 30 June 2017
CLICK HERE TO LOG IN TO THE IAEE MEMBER DASHBOARD AND SUBMIT A NOMINATION.

(NOTE: You must be an IAEE Member to submit a nomination for an IAEE Award.)

 

Past recipients of the IAEE Merit Award:

1993
Robert DeVeau
Ed Horton
Karen Howe, CEM

1994
David Larkin

1995
Robert F. James
Sam Lippman
Pamela Kay Pietrok

1996
Jack Withiam Jr., CEM

1997
Charles Gallatin, CEM, CAE
Jan Hughes, CEM
Amanda Wellborn, CEM

1998
Harold “Speed” Gant
Linda Lizardi-Johnson
Susan Schwartz, CEM

1999
Anne DeOrsey
Robert Kelly, CEM
Susan Rosenstock, CEM
Gerri Salvatore, CEM

2000
Lori Amundsen
Tom Harris, CEM, CAE
Barbara Bogle Weaver
Patrica Willey

2001
Robert E. Barba, CMP
Linda S. Haughton, CEM
Kathryn P. Brooks
Paul Cunniffe

2002
Mary Anne DeNise
Jennifer Hoff, CEM
Steve Leonard
Linda Rank, CEM

2003
Randy Bauler, CEM
Dana Fuller, CEM
John Plescia, CMP, CEM
Dave Marquart

2004
Dale Huffman, CEM
Raymond Moriarity
Michele Samuel, CEM
Ryan Strowger, CEM

2005
George Kocian, CEM
Irene Sperling
Tony Lee
Donna Venito

2006
Maria Wilcox

2007
Cindy Ferguson, CEM
G. Bruce Lemmon, CEM

2008
Gary Tolbert, CEM
Kristina Unger, CEM, CMP
Mary Wilson

2009
Cynthia Boyle, CEM
Lynn Fisher, CMP

2010
Kevin Gaffney, CEM
Jan Goldsmith
Patrick McGuire
Christine Stephan, CEM

2011
Barry Brown, CEM
Barbara Stroup

2012
Jeff Mellin

2013
Gerry Eng
Mel Forehand, CEM, CMP
Mark Sussman

2014
Tesa Harding, CEM
Carolyn Hilderbrand
Tom Malek, CEM
Jennifer Kimball

2015
Larry Grossenbacher
Brad Hobson, CEM
Rebecca Stevens, CEM, CMP-HC
Dan Traver, CEM

2016
Bob Hancock
Dana Kirkhart, CEM