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Mentor Match Program

The mission of the IAEE Mentor Program is committed to connecting emerging leaders with seasoned professionals within the exhibitions and events industry to share their knowledge, experience and advice creating a stronger and more successful professional experience.

Learn More About the Program

An IAEE Mentor must be a current IAEE member and have at least three or more years of experience in the exhibitions and events industry. The Mentor will need to fill out an application. When a Mentee match becomes available, you will be contacted.

As a Mentee, you must be a current IAEE member and need to sign up by filling out an application. Once completed you will be contacted when a Mentor becomes available.

The program can last 4 months or longer. The mentor and mentee will meet face-to-face at least three times and talk via phone/email at least two times unless mentor/mentee are matched outside geographic area where video conferencing, i.e. Skype, Facetime, etc. can be utilized. Once the program is complete a follow-up evaluation will be completed for the mentor, mentee, and the program.

We appreciate your willingness to enrich the professional experiences of our emerging industry leaders.

Become a mentor!

To become an IAEE Mentor, please complete the Mentor Application Form. When a mentee match becomes available, you will be contacted.

Frequently Asked Questions for Mentors

Request a mentor!

To request an IAEE mentor, please complete the Mentee Application Form. You will be contacted as soon as a mentor is available.

Frequently Asked Questions for Mentees

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Stacie Glenn.
**Applicants should be a current IAEE member in good standing**

Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition Mentor/Mentee Program for First Timer New Members

A First Timer / New Member Meet-Up will be held at Expo! Expo! to provide a casual networking activity for First Timer / New Members. Each member that comes in under the First Timer / New Member program will be matched with a mentor and have an opportunity to meet on Monday afternoon and throughout the remainder of the event. Along with networking, there will be receptions and a “Getting the Most Out of Expo! Expo!” program to attend.

Trust a mentor to guide you through the many facets of engagement opportunities during the “show for shows.”