CEM Emeritus

CEM Emeritus

CEM Emeritus Certification Badge

A CEM who has earned Emeritus status is an individual who has made a significant contribution to the CEM Learning Program and the exhibitions and events industry. This respected individual knows how the CEM designation has helped in his or her professional life and why it has been important to maintain the designation.

CEM – Emeritus is a lifetime designation and does not have an expiration date. IAEE and the CEM Learning Program are proud to have CEM – Emeritus designated individuals as part of the program.

CEM Emeritus Status Requirements

  • Must turn 61 years of age or older the year CEM recertification is required
  • Must be an active CEM in good standing
  • Must have been a designated CEM for at least six consecutive years prior to application

To Apply for Emeritus Status

  • Submit an Emeritus Status Application including a short essay on how the CEM designation has helped in your professional life and why it is important to maintain the CEM designation
  • Submit proof of age documentation, such as a driver’s license
  • Submit emeritus fee of $250.00
  • Submit application, documentation and fee by 31 December the year CEM recertification is required

Submission Requirements

  • Mail to: IAEE – CEM Emeritus Status, 12700 Park Central Drive Suite 308, Dallas, TX 75251
  • Fax to: +1 972-458-8119
  • Checks or Visa, American Express, Discover, and MasterCard cards accepted. Make checks payable to IAEE.

Emeritus CEMs have a lifetime CEM designation with no expiration date and therefore are not required to recertify every three years.