Awards Committee

The purpose of the Awards Committee is to manage the IAEE Awards Program, in coordination with the staff. The committee, in consultation with the professional staff, develops rules and procedures for the selection of recipients.  The committee assists in the promotion of the awards program.

The Awards Committee is also responsible for screening and recommending a candidate for inclusion in the Convention Industry Council’s Hall of Leaders (HOL). It is not required that a nominee be recommended each time the opportunity to do so exists. The Convention Industry Council’s HOL Award Program is not conducted annually but is generally offered every 18 months.


Kellie Shevlin, CEM
Executive Director
Craft Beverage Expo

Board Liaison

Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes, CEM
President and Chief Account Strategist

Staff Liaisons

Mary Tucker
Nicole Bowman
Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE
David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA