Member Toolkit

Make the Most of Your IAEE Membership.Take advantage of member resources today!

IAEE globally promotes the unique value of exhibitions and events and is the principal resource for those who plan, produce and service the industry. On behalf of its more than 12,000+ members worldwide, IAEE welcomes you to the organization that is specifically dedicated to the exhibitions and events industry.

Our Mission

IAEE globally promotes the unique value of exhibitions and events and is the principal resource for those who plan, produce and service the industry.


Thank you for your membership.

Getting involved with the organization and the vast array of benefits we offer will allow you to experience the true value of your IAEE membership. We encourage you to participate in our member communities, local chapter activities, committees and volunteer opportunities. We are committed to helping you succeed and hope this virtual tour will guide you through getting involved, staying connected and experiencing the value of IAEE.

Tips for Your New Membership

Membership Tip Number 1

IAEE MemberLink is AMAZING!

Your peers are on MemberLink daily. In 2022, 1,000 conversations took place in our online community platform. You name it, it was talked about! Simply login with your individual IAEE username and password and begin the IAEE journey.

MemberLink is exclusive to IAEE members and includes:

Membership Tip Number 2

Connect with Your Chapter

Chapter events are where you will meet exhibitions and events professionals. Our chapters offer regularly in-person and/or virtual events, some for education programs and other times for casual meetups and volunteer projects in their local communities. Attending chapter events connects you with other like-minded peers that walk in your shoes each day.

Membership Tip Number 3

CEIR Reports and CEIR Blog

As a member of IAEE, you get complimentary access to CEIR reports. Download the most up-to-date research on the B2B exhibitions industry with hundreds of reports to choose from. Also, check out the CEIR blog, where experts share research and insights.

Membership Tip Number 4

Webinars and On-Demand Content

All webinars, both upcoming and on-demand are housed in Elevate, IAEE’s Learning Management System. Use your IAEE member login to access most webinars AT NO CHARGE. Webinars are eligible for one (1) clock hour each.

Membership Tip Number 5

IAEE Preferred Partners

Through the Preferred Partners Program, IAEE has partnered with great organizations that provide our members discounts on their services! The buying power of IAEE Members enables us to extend partner relationships with companies that in turn offer their products and services to IAEE members at reduced prices.

Marketplaces for Connecting and Expanding Networks

IAEE has created several marketplaces to bring your brand in front of qualified buyers. No other association has the breadth and depth of organizer contacts like IAEE. Be sure to keep your company and individual profiles up to date. Marketplaces we offer include:

  • Expo! Expo!: the “show for shows” is an annual trade show and conference that takes place in December. There is no larger concentration of qualified buyers – 88% of buyers have purchasing power at Expo! Expo!. Wow!
  • MemberLink: IAEE’s member-only community provides a unique opportunity to make connections and provide insightful dialogue to questions raised in our many community forums. Search for contacts in member directory and start expanding your network! 

How Else May I Get Involved?

Volunteer Opportunities

IAEE has a variety of opportunities for you to express your talents. You can speak at events, write articles, volunteer for a committee and much more. IAEE offers a wide range of volunteer opportunities:

Professional Education

Throughout the year, several meetings and educational programs are offered both at the chapter and international levels. In addition, IAEE offers the Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) Learning Program, a cutting-edge educational and certification program specifically designed for the exhibitions and events industry. Let IAEE be your educational source.


Whether you’re an individual looking for a full time job, contract work, intern position, or an organization trying to fill a position or contract with a qualified freelance professional, is a valuable resource for you.