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Along with the IAEE Board of Directors, the association is comprised of councils, committees and task forces, all created to fulfill IAEE’s strategic initiatives. IAEE members are critical in shaping the future of the association and the industry, and with your help, we are confident that IAEE will continue to grow and influence decision makers both inside and outside of the industry.


Asia Exhibition Council

The goals of the IAEE Asia Exhibition Council are to establish working partnerships with key exhibition organizations in Asia for the purpose of sharing vital information and promoting effective communications.

Chapter Leaders Council

The Chapter Leaders Council determines issues of common interest between and to IAEE’s leadership and IAEE’s Chapters. IAEE’s policy is to promote the welfare of its chapters and to encourage cooperation between the International organization and its chapters.

MATSO Council

The focus of the MATSO (Major American Trade Show Organizer) Council is on all functional aspects of major show production and to create a collective voice reflecting the unique perspective of the producers of major, industry-leading events.

Public Events Council

The Public Events Council serves as an advocate for organizers and suppliers of public events through awareness, engagement, education and recognition. The Council develops recommendations for the consideration of the IAEE Board of Directors and is permitted to adopt policy statements that address industry issues of particular interest to the organizers and suppliers of public events.