IAEE’s Women’s Leadership Forum has been designed to focus on topics that are unique to women in the exhibitions and events industry. It is tailored for all women regardless of age, individual situation or current position held within their company. The forum will provide knowledge and strategies for attendees to succeed in their current positions, as well as motivation and inspiration to take your career to the next level. The Forum will give you the tools and resources while balancing life along the way.


Discussions will focus on how to REINVENT yourself to be more adaptable, find your personal grit and at the end of the day, just be able to find humor and happiness in who you are and what you do. Learn tips on how to RESTORE and take care of yourself both physically and mentally for a healthier you.  The forum will provide a lively discussion on how women are changing American and their REACH on politics and the economy. REMAIN financially focused by understanding strategies to protect yourself and networking with others to RESONATE your leadership values with others. Finally, understand how you can navigate through the noise to remain RESILIENT when life throws you those disruptions.

Attendees will earn six (6) professional development hours toward recertification of the CEM designation or other industry certifications such as the CAE, CMP or CMM.



$449 (before 3 March 2017)

$549 (after 3 March 2017)



All registrations must be received by 1 April 2017.


What others have said about past programs….

“The people that I’m meeting, the networking, the education, the speakers, and just all the upbeat conversations woman-to-woman have been incredible.” 

“I had a variety of takeaways from this event. From learning how to view yourself and your professional and personal situation more positively and learning how to work with different individuals and different personalities.”

“I really liked the different segments of the day. As I spoke with my fellow attendees I noticed that specific parts spoke to some more than others but everyone found something that rang true.”

“I thought it was great and very inspiring, I was excited and proud to be part of the day.”

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors!

Emerald Sponsor


Ruby Sponsors




Supporting Sponsor