IAEE will be hosting monthly Virtual Faculty BUZZ/Meet Ups.
The discussions will be structured to allow faculty to discuss pertinent and timely topics relevant to higher education faculty. This opportunity will allow participants the opportunity to build new connections, share experiences, knowledge, tips, resources and solutions in a casual, supportive and confidential setting, coming away with take-aways and personal action items to assist them in their personal and professional lives.
Save the Date!
Join us in connecting with event faculty worldwide at the 2023 IMEX Frankfurt Virtual Faculty Engagement Program on
Thursday, 18 May 2023
16:00-18:00 CET / 9:00am-11:00am CT
This free virtual programme is available for all higher education teaching and research professionals who focus on event management and design. Much gratitude to the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) as the event’s co-host and our virtual event sponsor.
Topics for this year’s program include:
• What is the place of online in a post-covid world? (Within events and in higher ed)
• Role of ChatGPT/AI in the classroom
• Alternative teaching/classroom/grading styles
• Research matchmaking
• Should the event industry align with the creative industry or business?
• Decreasing budgets and their impact in the events and higher education industries
To register for the virtual programme: CLICK HERE
Attending IMEX Frankfurt in-person? IAEE is hosting a faculty reception on
24 May 2023
15:30 – 16:30 CET
IAEE Booth D645
Please contact Kristin Malek or M.T. Hickman if you have any questions on the virtual program.
Please contact Marsha Flanagan if you have questions on the registration link.
We look forward to seeing you!
IAEE’s Faculty Resource Center includes many teaching tools that are available for IAEE faculty members. Included are teaching guides and tools for The Art of the Show textbook published by IAEE organized in two learning delivery formats. One delivery method which was developed in conjunction with the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council and the IAEE Faculty Advisory Committee organizes content to include 1 comprehensive outline and 5 modules of instruction, one for each thematic area listed below which vary in length. Minimally, the module can support 18 hours of instruction or the equivalent of 1 credit in the US, to 54 hours or 3 credits. The other delivery method is a traditional chapter by chapter approach.
Supporting materials include lesson plans, learner outcomes, activities, test/quiz questions, presentation slides, videos, research papers, faculty poster sessions and more.
As a faculty member, you will have access to all content which is housed in IAEE’s online community, MemberLink. Should you have any questions, please contact Marsha Flanagan, M.Ed. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
View the Table of Contents here.
The Art of the Show, an Introduction to the Study of Exhibition Management textbook, explores the world of exhibitions and events. The fifth edition focuses on the requirements for planning and holding a successful exhibition, both business-to-business and business-to-consumer events; what must be done leading up to the exhibition, during the exhibition and post-event, to create a marketplace for buyers and sellers that fosters engagement and offers a synergistic environment. Written by a broad spectrum of industry experts, this body of knowledge is a standard resource in university and college classrooms around the globe and provides an up-to-date resource for the experienced professional. ISBN 978-0-9895833-2-9
*NO DESK COPIES AVAILABLE*
March 6, 2015 – mark it down in your calendar. On this day, the meeting, exhibition and events profession took a giant step forward in defining a foundation of competencies that are based on the business roles and responsibilities event professionals provide to organizations. For the first time ever, our profession is being recognized by the U.S. Department of Labor as a standalone business sector, distinct and separate from lodging and tourism sectors. Read more here.
The HTE model has been published on the Clearinghouse website.
An educational institution membership includes both faculty and students of the institution. All designated individuals employed as faculty in post-secondary academic programs, whose main employment, remuneration, direction and efforts must be in a recognized academic institution, and they must be considered an employee with their institution. Also included in this membership are all students engaged full-time in a program at the college or university recorded as an IAEE Educational Institution Member. This classification is non-voting.
A Faculty Membership is a member who is teaching or directing a program at a college or university approved by the IAEE Board of Directors. Faculty Membership is for individuals employed as faculty in post-secondary academic programs, whose main employment, remuneration, direction and efforts must be in a recognized academic institution, and they must be considered an employee with their institution.
A Student Membership is for an individual who is engaged full-time in a program at a college or university approved by the IAEE Board of Directors. Student members shall not be entitled to vote, hold office or be a Director in the association.
IMEX America in partnership with IAEE, invite academics and industry experts to submit Academic Papers that explore a broad range of topics dealing with innovation in the meetings, exhibitions, events and convention industry. Both empirical and conceptual works are encouraged.
What’s in a name? Job titles of meeting and event professionals.
Thomas C. Padron, California State University, East Bay
Kristin Malek, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Education as Experiences: Restructuring your class, and assessments, to maximize engagement.
Kristin Malek, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Event Planning students’ skills development: Adding communications coursework to the mix.
Ann D. Summerall-Jabro, Robert Morris University
Challenges and Takeaways of Organizing Local Job Fair During Covid Era.
Gina Fe G. Causin with undergraduate students: Brooke Pulliam; Jared Parrish; Lindsey Marsh;Mikki Pope; Macie Pelt, Stephen F. Austin State University
Co-designing Sustainable Experience in Hospitality Using Eye Tracking.
Lilyana Elola, Dr. Yeqiang (Kevin) Lin, Dr. Ye (Sandy) Shen, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Exploring the career horizon in a post-Covid world for meeting and event students and implications for their colleges and universities.
Carl Winston, San Diego State University
Aligning Sustainable Event-Tourism Research with UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Shinyong Jung, Purdue University, Jason Draper, University of Houston, Kristin Malek, University of Nebraska, Thomas Padron, California State University, East Bay California State University, East Bay, Eric D. Olson, Metropolitan State University-Denver
Standing out from the crowd: exploring online information cues on Airbnb gastronomy experiences
Sijun Liu, Ph.D., Assistant professor at Southern Utah University, Chunhao Wei, Ph.D. Candidate at Auburn University Pankush Kalgotra, Ph.D., Assistant professor at Auburn University, Imran Rahman, Ph.D., Associate professor at Auburn University
Publicly Owned Convention Hotels: A looming fiscal crisis for US municipalities
Robert R. Nelson, Ph.D., University of Delaware
Corporate social marketing and expo consumer behavior.
Soyoung Boo, Georgia State University, Joanne Jung-Eun Yoo, University of Delaware
Which is More Important, Self-Service Technology or Personal Service?
Godwin-Charles Ogbeide, Metropolitan State University-Denver
Below are the links to the presentations presented in Las Vegas, NV:
Below are the links to the presentations presented in New Orleans, LA: