Pati Beaulieu, CEM, CMP has been active in the exposition industry for more than 30 years and has been a member of IAEE since 1984. She was initially certified as CEM in 1990 and received her CMP in 1992. She served as Chairman of IAEE’s Florida Chapter 2004-2006 and was inducted into IAEE’s Platinum Circle in December, 2008. She also served as part of the CEM commission, 2009-2011. Pati began her career with the Society of Petroleum Engineers and spent 12 years working in the Exhibits and Meeting Department. She worked in Convention Services for Hyatt, and served as Director of Tradeshows for DMC Expositions, The Dallas Market Center and Ullo Expositions. She worked for GES as Director of Account Management, Cygnus Expositions as Show Manager and for Freeman as Director of Client Solutions. She is currently retired and offering onsite support to show organizers and general service contractors.