Webinars

IAEE Webinars offer strategic information about the business of trade shows. Webinars feature top speakers and thought leaders sharing trade show tips, tricks, resources and solutions for some of the most critical challenges facing event marketers, show organizers, and exhibitors today.

All webinars are at 12:00 p.m. CT / 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET
unless otherwise noted

Please note: maximum capacity for all webinars is 500 attendees, however, all webinars are archived for future reference when permitted by speaker.

Upcoming Webinars

Thursday, 24 August 2017 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Bleisure – How to Make Your Event More Family Friendly
There is a new buzz word in event planning – bleisure: the blending of business and leisure travel. Increasingly those traveling for business are looking for opportunities to extend their trips and tack on some vacation time – and often, they want to bring family along. Join us for a discussion on the impact of bleisure travel and what it could mean for your next event.Presented by Lisa Bower, President & CEO, Plus One Meetings
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Thursday, 14 September 2017 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Back to the Basics: Negotiating Skills
Negotiation is a skill that we use almost every day. However, negotiation is also one of those skills that everyone learns on the job. This webinar will work to assist in that learning by covering a wide range of topics such as negotiation strategy, game theory, psychological tactics, human emotional states and bargaining.Presented by Jennifer McCloskey, Senior Training Associate, Office Pro, Inc.
Pricing: $0 members/$30 non-members
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Thursday, 28 September 2017 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
How Is Your Exhibition Performing Compared to the CEIR Index? Learn How to Use the Event Performance Analyzer to Find Out!
In this 30-minute webinar CEIR Senior Research Director Nancy Drapeau, PRC will walk attendees through how to use the tool. CEIR’s economist Allen Shaw, Ph.D. will offer examples on how charts can be used to help organizers in strategic planning efforts.Presented by Nancy Drapeau, PRC, Senior Research Director, CEIR and Allen Shaw, Ph.D., Founder, President & Chief Economist, Global Economic Consulting Associates Inc; Ryan Brown, CEM, Vice President, Sales & Event Services, National Trade Productions, Inc.
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Thursday, 12 October 2017 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Back to the Basics: Excel – Formulas and Functions
Functions and formulas automate many of the calculations performed in Excel. This webinar will teach members the basics of creating simple formulas and shortcuts to make calculations faster. Learn to use functions to calculate with dates and lookup information that may be stored in other worksheets. Create formula’s where you use an IF function to answer a True or False question.Presented by Nicole Taylor, MSET, CTT+, Master Trainer, Office Pro, Inc.
Pricing: $0 members/$30 non-members
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Thursday, 26 October 2017 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Event Data: You Have It, Use it Meaningfully. Become a Data Wizard.
Show organizers, imagine having the ability to analyze the behavior of your exhibitors to truly understand the current trends in your event’s industry. Imagine having the ability to adapt to market forces and transforming your event based on the behavior of your anchor exhibitors.Presented by Ashish Jain, Director, Strategic Business Development, a2z Inc and Bill McGlade, CEM, Director of Account Management, a2z Inc
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Special Thanks to our Signature Sponsors:

New Orleans CVB

New Orleans Morial Convention Center

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Previously Recorded Webinars – Click Here to view archived webinars (login required).

Date Held Title Presenter
Thursday, 10 August Salesology Series: Increasing Return – How to Optimize Time to Double Business Matthew Neuberger, Founder & President, Neuberger and Company, Inc.
Thursday, 13 July Back to the Basics: Coaching Skills Jennifer McCloskey, Senior Training Associate, Office Pro, Inc.
Thursday, 29 June Adapting Analytics from the Retail Industry to Your Trade Show Marketing Strategy Meg Meyer, VP, Marketing and Customer Service, Denise Miller AVP, Digital Strategy & Trade Show Marketing, National Home Builders Association (NAHB), Joe Colangelo, CEO and Co-Founder, Bear Analytics
Thursday, 15 June Interview Like a CEO Dawn Rasmussen, CMP, Pathfinder Writing and Career Services
Thursday, 25 May Active Shooters in the Workplace – Are You Prepared? Scott Jamison, Co-Owner, ACTS, LLC
Thursday, 20 April Back to Basics: PowerPoint Design Nicole Taylor, MSET, CTT+, Master Trainer, Office Pro, Inc.
Thursday, 13 April How Technology is Finding its Way in Planning Exhibitions Aftab Alam, VP Partnerships, Eventdex
Thursday, 16 March Back to the Basics: Change Management Jennifer McCloskey, Senior Training Associate, Office Pro, Inc.
Thursday, 2 March How to Engage Attendees All Year with Social Media Emily Taylor, Digital Marketing Manager, Tradable Bits
Thursday, 23 February Salesology Series: SNAP – Respectfully Challenge Prospects and Clients to Create Value Matthew Neuberger, Founder & President, Neuberger and Company, Inc.
Thursday, 26 January What Customers Want: It’s Not What You Think! Randi Busse, President, Workforce Development Group, Inc.
Thursday, 26 January Chapter Governance and What That Means to Chapter Leaders! – Part 2 Barbara Dunn O’Neal, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Thursday, 17 November 5 Ways to Supercharge Your Exhibition and Trade Show Experiences Laura Lopez, Social Tables
Thursday, 3 November Turn Your Trade Show Booth into a Cash Machine Ron Rosenberg, Quality Talk, Inc.
Thursday, 13 October Resume Reboot: What You Need to Know to Survive Today’s Job Market Dawn Rasmussen, CMP, Pathfinder Writing and Career Services
Thursday, 27 October Using Digital to Rock Your Attendee’s Trade Show Experience Nancy Drapeau, PRC, CEIR; David Saef, CTSM, GES; Bill McGlade, CEM, a2zInc; Aidan Augustin, Feathr
Thursday, 22 September 8 Weird No-Fuss Registration Promotions That Work Eric Udler, CEM, All Show Services, Inc.
Thursday, 4 August Parenting Strategies for Working Parents: How to Make the Most Out of the Time You Have With Your Children Lisa Bower, Plus One Meetings
Thursday, 21 July Designing Attendee Journeys Dana Freker Doody, The Expo Group
Thursday, 23 June Active Shooter Bill Callaghan, Vice President, United Security Services, Inc.
Thursday, 19 May 10 Tips for a Killer LinkedIn Profile Dawn Rasmussen, CMP, Pathfinder Writing and Career Services
Thursday, 21, April Your Industry – Your Voice! Advocacy 101 Roger Rickard, Founder, Voices in Advocacy
Thursday, 8 April Expert Panel on Trade Show Security: What Every Organizer Needs to Know United Security Services, Inc. and GFM-Strategies
Thursday, 31 March Demystifying WiFi – WiFi That Works Dave Bishop, President, showNets
Thursday, 18 February Sponsorships That Succeed 3.0 David Saef, Executive Vice President of Strategy & MarketWorks, Global Experience Specialists (GES)
Thursday, 21 January Millennials, Tradeshows, Sustainability, and Technology MilleLindsay Arell, SMG; Carol Ingersoll, Global Experience Specialist (GES); Debbie Phillips, The Quadrillion
Thursday, 19 November Macro Communities vs. Micro Communities Neil Patwardhan, Skoop, Byron Austin, Skoop
Thursday, 19 November International Webinar – Effective Strategies to Grow Your International Exhibition or Event
*presented entirely in Mandarin 
Walter Yeh, CEM, TAITRA; Terry Tsao, SEMI Taiwan & Gu Xuebin, Info Salons China
Thursday, 12 November Excel Tips & Tricks Juan Cuellar, OfficePro Inc.
Thursday, 29 October Media Partnerships Eric Udler, All Show Services
Thursday, 15 October Let Your Attendees Curate Their Own Learning Experience Christine Renaud, E-180
Thursday, 1 October Event Globalization Solutions: Asia, Latin America, and Europe Yvette Fang, Red & Blue International
Thursday, 24 September Managing Your Time with Outlook Juan Cuellar, OfficePro, Inc.
Thursday, 10 September Process E-Mail Off Your To-Do List – How to Stop Living in Your Inbox Tommy Denton, Core-Apps LLC
Thursday, 27 August Utilizing a Venue’s Social Media to Market an Event Michelle Fitzpatrick, New Jersey Convention & Exposition Center
Thursday, 13 August Breakthrough Ideas for Expos and Events in 2015 Richard Aaron, BizBash Media
Thursday, 9 July Best Practices for Connecting with Attendees Dina Scaglione, Lintelus
Thursday, 25 June EXCEL 2010 – Tips & Tricks Juan Cuellar, Training Manager, OfficePro Inc.
Thursday, 28 May Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Hiring an Intern Carol Krugman, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Thursday, 7 May 2013 Report on Future Trends Impacting the Exhibition and Events Industry Francis Friedman, Time & Place Strategies, Inc.
Thursday, 30 April Leading Virtual Teams: How to Engage a High Performance Remote Workforce (KLI/KALI Alumni) Erick Burton, The Burton Leadership Center
Thursday, 16 April Sponsorships that Succeed David Saef, Executive Vice President of Strategy & Marketing, GES
Thursday, 31 March Exhibitions Matter: How IAEE is Advocating for You and How You Can Join the Effort! Roger Rickard, Founder, Voices in Advocacy
Thursday, 12 March Foundations of Leadership Terri Hurley, Senior Instructor, OfficePro, Inc.
Thursday, 26 February How Technology is Extending Innovation From the Trade Show Floor to the Cloud Larry Chao, VP of Marketing, Balluun & Jennifer Vanderarend, Online Marketing Manager, Balluun