January 25, 2023
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) is laying the foundation for another highly anticipated Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition which will take place on 5-7 December 2023 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. Attendees, exhibitors and industry educators are encouraged to note the following upcoming deadlines related to this year’s event:
Attendees who pre-register for the event will receive a discount on a Full Meeting Registration.
Expo! Expo! 2023 Space Draw: 15-16 February
Exhibitors receive discounted pricing and the best choice in booth locations when they submit their 2023 contract to be included in the “start of the season” space draw process. Space application and contracts received by 3 February are eligible to receive the discounted rate of $39 per square foot. All contracts submitted with the required 50% deposit will secure a time slot on the schedule for the space draw to be held on 15-16 February. Exhibitors participating in the space draw will be appointed a specific call-in time (assigned in order of accumulated priority points) to officially select their booth space. Click here to get started.
Call for Proposals: Q2 2023
Education and learning encompass sharing experiences; everyone has a story to tell including success stories, lessons learned along the way with tips and solutions, knowledge, and expertise. Share yours through the Expo! Expo! Call for Proposals, which will open in the second quarter of 2023. IAEE invites you to consider top-of-mind content to submit such as: Attendee Acquisition and Engagement, Sales and Sponsorships, Innovative Technology Solutions, Data Driven Decisions, Marketing Solutions, Creative Trade Show Design and Activations, Leadership Development, Budgeting and Finance, and Trade Show Operations.
“IAEE’s staff and Expo! Expo! Advisory Committee are already working hard to program another exceptional experience for attendees and exhibitors,” said IAEE President and CEO David DuBois, CMP-F, CAE, FASAE, CTA. “We want to make sure everyone has these important preliminary dates on their calendars so they can make the most of their time at THE PLACE TO BE in Dallas this year.”
Last year’s Expo! Expo! on 13-15 December in Louisville, Ky. drew 1,476 attendees per the verified audit conducted by Exhibit Surveys, Inc. The three-day event featured a multitude of learning opportunities, networking activities and 233 exhibitors in nearly 31,000 net square feet of sold exhibit space. See the video below recapping the event:
More updates will be posted at the Expo! Expo! website here as they become available.
Trusted since 1928, IAEE provides quality and value to its members through leadership, service, education and strong relationships. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world, with a membership of show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers. Organizers of more than 20,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world are members of IAEE, and the organization advocates and promotes the awareness of face-to-face exhibitions and events as the primary medium for business development and growth. IAEE provides relevant, timely and innovative education to its members and the industry. IAEE recognizes its strategic partners: 4imprint, Convention News Television (CNTV), Freeman, GES | onPeak, Grit Productions and Expositions, New Orleans & Company, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Personify – A2Z Events, Risk Strategies Company | Buttine Insurance, Swapcard and Synchronicities (Visit Anaheim, Visit Baltimore and Visit San Antonio). Visit www.iaee.com for more information.
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