Orange County Convention Center

We are all in this together! IAEE is here to help. We have compiled information on the most frequently asked questions since the COVID-19 pandemic started.

IAEE has created a set of guidelines for show organizers to use when planning their show amidst COVID-19 concerns from their various stakeholders.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Global Dashboard on COVID-19 Government Policies

World Health Organization – COVID-19 Technical Guidance: Points of entry and mass gatherings

Download the IAEE Guidelines for Organizers

CEM Learning Program

CEM Recertification

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, we understand that finding a proctor for your CEM exam(s) may not be possible right now. I will be doing several group exam sessions through Zoom. If you would like to take your exam(s) in the next few weeks (and have completed all of the requirements of your course), please contact Jennifer Potter via email or call 940-435-5009 for more information.

CEM Classes (On location and Online)

Take a look at our CEM calendar – all online courses through the end of 2020 are available.

CEM Week Baltimore was rescheduled for 24-28 August and will take place on the same week as CEM Week Austin.

Webinars

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Facilitating Humanity and the Utility of Networks

Presented by Marcus Collins, Marketing and Branding Strategist
(Courtesy of Big Speak)

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Home tab under the Free Webinars section
Leadership and a New World Order: The Need for Resilience

Presented by Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.), Adm. William H. McRaven USN (Ret.) and moderator, Sharon Beam, Anchor Fox News (Courtesy of WSB)

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Home tab under the Free Webinars section
Navigating the Global Economic Impact and Outlook of COVID-19

Presented by William Dudley, Former President & CEO Federal Reserve Bank of New York; Susan Schwab former US Trade Representative; and moderator, Ron Insana, Senior Analyst CNBC (Courtesy of WSB)

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Home tab under the Free Webinars section
Navigating the New Normal of Work

Presented by Jaime Neely, Chief Culture Officer Trend Hunter (Courtesy of Trend Hunter)

 

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Home tab under the Free Webinars section
The Pivot: Adopting a Game Changing Mindset During Difficult Times

Presented by Kevin Carroll Author and Innovation Expert and Michelle Thornton Ghee Marketing Expert (Courtesy of WSB)

Negotiate Tough Times: Stop the Virtual Meeting Madness

Presented by: Linda Swindling, JD, CSP and Randy Pennington, CSP, CPAE

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
Crisis Reveals Real Leaders

Presented by: Jerry Magar, Change Expert and Marsha Flanagan, VP of Learning Experiences IAEE

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
Attendee Acquisition Reset: Building an Event Audience in a Post COVID-19 World

Presented by: Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes, CEM, Chief Marketing Strategist, mdg

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
IAEE Town Hall Discussion: WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER! – Organizer Perspectives on Industry Disruption

Presented by: Randall Acker, CEM, President & COO – Exhibitor Media Group; Jane Dahlroth, CEM, CMP-HC, Senior Director, Meetings and Exhibits – American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG); David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA, President & CEO – IAEE; Jennifer Hoff, CEM, President – Taffy Event Strategies; Daniel McKinnon, CEM, Executive Vice President of Exhibitions – Material Handling Institute; and Bob McLean, Jr., CPA, CAE, CEM, Executive Vice President – PPAI and 2020 Chairperson of IAEE Board of Directors

IAEE brought together some of our leading industry show organizers to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on our industry, as well as top-of-mind business decisions they’ve had to make regarding recent past events and even, more importantly, their future events to come. Listen as they talk about what keeps them up at night and what they are doing to ensure steady continuity for their company, while being transparent and flexible in times of chaos and uncertainty.

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Show Management Community
COVID-19…Where We’ve Been…Where We Are…Where We Are Going

Presented by Barbara Dunn, Esq., JD, Partner – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

Insights on the current landscape of the trade show industry and the impact of COVID-19, how to continue to provide duty of care for your attendees/exhibitors, navigate government and company regulations, and make sound business decisions that takes steps to reduce the negative effects of COVID-19 on business continuity. in times of chaos and uncertainty.

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
Impact of the Coronavirus on Organizations’ Meetings and Events

As the public continues to receive news, updates, witness accounts, videos and other information regarding the coronavirus (or COVID-19), conferences and trade shows around the world are being affected. Many organizations are considering whether and how to address the potential impact of the coronavirus on their upcoming meetings and events.

This one-hour webinar addresses coronavirus implications for nonprofit organizations’ meeting and events including:

  • The potential impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on upcoming meetings, events and trade shows
  • Analyzing meeting contracts, including hotel and convention center contracts, to determine who would be responsible to pay cancellation or related attrition fees

Reviewing insurance policies, particularly event cancellation policies, to determine whether the organization has coverage for infectious or communicable diseases.

Available to Industry Professionals here
IAEE Discussion on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Resources Available

Presented by Mark Bogdansky, Vice President, Meetings & Events – Auto Care Association; Jack Buttine, President – Buttine Exhibition & Event Insurance; and Barbara Dunn, Esq., JD, Partner – Barnes & Thornburg LLP

IAEE continues to monitor the developments of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact on exhibitions and events. We are gathering information as this crisis evolves in order to understand the extent of its impact and how we may be of service. Join this webinar to discuss the resources currently available in an effort to help navigate the difficulties presented by these circumstances.

Available to Industry Professionals here
Venue Industry Update on the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This webinar gave an update on the current emerging threat, the coronavirus, which has sickened more than 6,000 and killed at least 133 people in China. Learn about the current travel restrictions and precautionary measures to take when traveling. The webinar provided insight on how the government, health officials, and American Red Cross are working to prepare for and halt the spread of the Coronavirus.

Available to Industry Professionals here
Industry Discussion on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19): Identifying Reliable Sources and Factors for Informed Decision-making

The business events industry is a trillion-dollar industry, hosting more than 1.4 billion participants annually. As a result of this unique position, event professionals often have to make critical decisions when faced with public safety concerns. During this webinar, we’ll discuss the considerations that should be taken into account in these times of uncertainty; review approaches for assessing and managing risks, enabling event professionals to make informed decisions regarding public safety concerns while also navigating crisis communications. Additionally, discussions were had on the specifics of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and how event professionals can evaluate, think critically and make sound business decisions.

Available to Industry Professionals here
The Adaptation Advantage

Presented by: Heather McGowan, Future-of-work strategist

Courtesy of BigSpeak Webinar Series

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
Maximizing Productivity While Telecommuting

Presented by: Eric Papp, Keynote Speaker – Agape Leadership

This 20 minute power session is packed full of concepts and strategies for you to take advantage of working from home.
Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
Key Strategies to Maximize Engagement in Webinars

Presented by: Roger Courville, CSP

Author of The Virtual Presenter’s Handbook, The Virtual Presenter’s 102 Tips for Online Meetings, Successful Webinars with GoToWebinar, and contributing author to Business Expert Guide to Small Business Success. He’s an expert in the human factors of virtual presentations and workshops, and an internationally sought-after speaker on how to transform attention and results using live online communication technologies. Roger has reached tens of thousands both live and writing for publications such as National Speakers Association, ASTD, Training Australia Magazine, eLearningGuild, and American Management Association. His 2008 paper “Five Keys to Moving Training Online” won TrainingZone.co.uk’s Reader’s Choice Award for “Top Download of the Year.”**

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
Leveraging Emotional Intelligence Under Pressure

Presented by: Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry, co-founder and acting president of the Cutting Edge training organization, at the Institute for Health & Human Potential and Bill Benjamin, emotional intelligence keynote speaker

Courtesy of BigSpeak Webinar Series

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
SIPA & AM&P Webinar –Coronavirus and Your Events: How to Make Decisions that Protect Your Business and the Safety of Your Staff

Presented by: Brian Cuthbert, Group Vice President –  Diversified Communications U.S.; Alicia Evanko-Lewis, Executive Vice President, Travel Group Global Events – Northstar Travel Group; and Rich Luna, Director of Publishing, Editor in Chief – Meeting Professionals International

Courtesy of SIIA. We are committed to providing value, solutions and community during these challenging times.  Please visit us to learn more.

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
COVID-19: How to Work From Home Without Losing Work Life Balance

Presented by: Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up

Courtesy of Emilie Aries, BossUp.org, emilie@bossedup.org

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
COVID-19: How to Handle Your Personal Finances in a Crisis

Presented by: Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up

Courtesy of Emilie Aries, BossUp.org, emilie@bossedup.org

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
Managing Stress, Maintaining Calm Through COVID-19

Presented by: Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up

Courtesy of Emilie Aries, BossUp.org, emilie@bossedup.org

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
COVID-19: Management Best Practices for Remote Teams

Presented by: Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up

Courtesy of Emilie Aries, BossUp.org, emilie@bossedup.org

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
Job Searching Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty

Presented by: Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up

Courtesy of Emilie Aries, BossUp.org, emilie@bossedup.org

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum
COVID-19: Managing Personal Relationships While Stuck at Home

Presented by: Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up

Courtesy of Emilie Aries, BossUp.org, emilie@bossedup.org

Available on IAEE’s MemberLink Open Forum