2018 IAEE Award Recipients

The IAEE Awards Program is designed to recognize IAEE members who have made outstanding contributions to the exhibitions and events industry.

Presenting the 2018 IAEE Award Recipients:

Carol Fojtik

Pinnacle Award

Carol Fojtik, CEM
Senior Vice President
Hall-Erickson, Inc.

Ian Sequeira

Distinguished Service Award

Ian Sequeira
VP, Research & Measurement

Chapter Merit Award

Chris Eisenberg, CEM
Executive Vice President
Bartizan Connects

Chapter Merit Award

Angi Van Berg, CEM
Vice President of Trade Show Sales
Louisville Tourism

Dan Darby

Chapter Merit Award

Dan Darby, CEM
Vice President of Marketing, ICRE
Informa Exhibitions

Jennifer Hoff

Woman of Achievement Award

Jennifer Hoff, CEM
Taffy Event Strategies

Cookie Walner

Volunteer of the Year Award

Cookie Walner, CMP, CMM, CAE, CEM, HMCC
Global Project Manager

Tara Allen

Young Professional of the Year Award

Tara Allen, CEM
Sales Manager


Outstanding Marketing & Sales Award

International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA)


International Excellence Award

The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI)