Orange County Convention Center

Membership

As we continue to experience the devastating economical downfall to our industry, IAEE continues to support those that may have been laid off recently. We’re offering a transitional membership that will help you keep your member benefits and stay abreast of all the new developments within the industry.

IAEE is waiving the criteria for this membership, so please fill out the form or contact membership@iaee.com to keep receiving up to date information.

Download the Transitional Membership Application

IAEE MemberLink

There are several discussions, resources and webinars being housed in MemberLink that are updated daily.

For Show Organizers: Visit the Show Management Community to gain access to the IAEE Town Hall Discussion recorded on Wednesday, 25 March and join the conversations with others who are grappling with the effects of COVID-19.

For Suppliers: Join the conversations in the Virtual Event Technology Solutions community and Open Forum. Organizers are looking for alternative ways to conduct business and now is the time to get your products/services in front of them.

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Grants and Scholarships

IAEE offers the following:

Bob Dallmeyer Education Fund (BDEF)

The mission of the BDEF is to support exhibition and event industry education and professional development by providing a challenging and engaging educational experience. The fund is designed for young professionals, professionals new to the exhibitions and events industry, those that are intellectually curious about trends and opportunities, and those that are interested in learning about the global marketplace.

Deadline: 1 July. Recipients will be notified by 14 August.

Deadline: 1 September. Recipients will be notified by 15 October.

Helen Brett™ Scholarship

Established by Robert Kolinek, CEM, CMP, and named for his grandmother, Helen Brett, who was a pioneer in the trade show industry, the purpose of this scholarship is to assist individuals who are exploring the study of exhibitions and events management with the end goal of advancing their career in this field. The scholarship serves to promote the exhibitions and events industry by attracting college-level students into the field of study and encouraging their pursuit with financial support. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis based on field of study, recommendations and educational achievement. Preference is given to those expressing an interest in exhibitions and events management and those enrolled in degree programs which are viewed as particularly relevant to this field.

Submissions Accepted 1 March 2020. Deadline: 1 June 2020