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Al retired from the San Antonio Convention & Sports Entertainment Department with extensive experience in assembly venues utilized for exhibition, meetings, cultural performances, sports and concerts. Al possesses the certifications of CEM, CMP, CMM (from MPI) and a CVE – Certified Venue Executive from the International Association of Venue Management (IAVM). Al remains a member of MPI, IAVM and IAEE for the latest updates on all hospitality trends, security and bio- safety regulations and recommendations.
Al has worked for the LA Auto Show for nine years involved in the management of security, exhibition, conference, meetings, logistics and consumer show management aspects.
Al headed the MPI CMP Study Groups in San Antonio for 15 years. Since obtaining his CEM in 2007, he has taught CEM multiple times in the US and seven countries worldwide.
Al served on the CEM Commission for three years and was the CEM Chair for one year. Al was also selected as the Bob Dallmeyer Educator of the Year in 2016.