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IAEE Asia Council

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


Gu Xuebin, CEM
Founder & CEO

COVID-19 Webinar

On 3 June 2020, the IAEE Asia Council held a webinar titled The New World Post COVID-19:  How Innovation & Technology Transformation Will Accelerate the Trade Show Industry. The webinar recording is available to all industry professionals. Fill out a short form and you will be sent the link to the webinar recording.

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Asia Council Members

Vice Chairs:

  • Ms. Athena Gong, Managing Director, Informa Exhibitions China
  • Mr. Daben Mao, Executive Deputy General Manager, Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center


  • Vicki Bedi, CEM, P S Bedi & Co Pvt Ltd
  • Chi Kin Lei (Bi), CEM, Director, China-Macao Resources Advertising & Exhibition Co Ltd
  • Xun Liu, Vice President, VNU Exhibitions Asia
  • Edward Liu, PBM, MBA, FMIS, CEM; Group Managing Director, Conference & Exhibition Management Services Pte Ltd (CEMS Singapore)
  • Dake Liu, Dean & Professor, Beijing International Studies University
  • Mandy Luk, Assistant Director of Business Development, AsiaWorld-Expo Management Ltd
  • Zhenchun Men, Chairman, Haiming International Exhibition Group
  • Nikki Yoswee, CEM, Senior Vice President, Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau

Board Liaison:

  • KV Prasad, CEM, COO, Hyderabad International Trade Exhibition Centre (HITEX Exhibition Centre)

Staff Liaisons

  • Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEM
  • David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA
  • Jessica Jia, IAEE China
  • Jean Xu, IAEE China