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Southwest Chapter – Trends to Watch For

September 15, 2016

Want to know the future of the exhibitions and events industry so you can keep your shows growing and profitable?

Attend the September 15th Chapter meeting and hear our speaker Francis J. Friedman, chairman of the IAEE Future Trends Task Force, present the task force findings and implications for the industry over the next three years. Knowing these future trends will enable you to create and implement plans and strategies NOW that will keep your shows and events on-target and profitable as these trends begin to show up and cause changes in the markets you serve.

By attending this September 15th meeting you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to get ahead of the curve and take the right actions to bullet-proof your shows and events.

Francis is a 25 year veteran of the exhibitions and events industry. He joined IAEE through the New England Chapter. His firm, Time & Place Strategies, provides full service consulting to tradeshow owners and organizers to help solve important problems, anticipate and prepare for change, and build high performing and highly profitable tradeshow brands. He also provides trusted advisor services to Boards and senior managers.

Francis is a recognized industry futurist through his writings, speaking and chairing a number of industry panels and committees. He has chaired the IAEE Future Trends Task Force in 2013, 2014, 2015 and again in 2016. He has also received the IAEE Chairman’s Award. His new book, “Tradeshow Industry Future, the MODERN DIGITAL TRADESHOW” will be published the second quarter of 2016.

This education program is sponsored by FERN.


Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green Street
Pasadena, California 91101


11:30 AM – 2:00 PM