Workforce Ready Assessment

Ensure that you are career ready and boost your employability.  This tool will measure the essential workplace skills necessary to enter the exhibitions and events industry. 

Whether you are a student graduating or are interested in the industry, IAEE wants to assist you with your career choice.

The assessment was designed by academia in the exhibitions and events industry and supported by competencies found in the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Hospitality, Tourism, and Events Competency Model through the U.S. Department of Labor.

Workforce Ready Certification Badge

The online assessment is comprised of 100 questions at the cost of $99 USD for members and $150 for non-members.  The cost includes a copy of The Art of the Show: An Introduction to the Study of Exhibition Management 5th Edition textbook written by exhibition industry professionals for the industry and students including sections on exhibition planning, floor plan design, safety and security, venue considerations and more.

Upon successful completion of the assessment, you will receive a Workforce Ready certificate and digital badge.

Are you ready to take the assessment?

Complete the form below, receive your copy of the textbook and obtain access to take the assessment.


$99 USD for IAEE members / $150 USD non-members