Rick Jennings, CEM
Vice President of Partnership Relations, IAEE
Rick Jennings, CEM has over 20 years of experience in the exhibitions and events industry. A graduate of the University of Iowa and a Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) professional, Rick provides strategic direction via project management, develops sponsorship packages and effective marketing devices, supervises and trains a sales team, and enhances and cultivates customer relations. His experience includes working for a general services contractor to integrating the selling of exhibit space, corporate sponsorships, print advertisements, and e-commerce related products. Rick currently sells the annual partnership marketing programs for IAEE (International Association of Exhibitions and Events) and its subsidiaries, based on industry and market research, accepted sponsorship practices, and input from IAEE members. His industry knowledge coupled with his dynamic approach not only increases business retention and participation, but also assists in exceeding revenue projections.