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IAEE Announces Middle East and North Africa Chapter

March 19, 2019

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) announces the addition of its latest chapter, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Chapter. Based in Dubai, the chapter will serve exhibitions and events professionals in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

“We have been very pleased with the success of the IAEE CEM Learning Program in this region,” said IAEE President and CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA. “We look forward to extending the services we can provide IAEE members through this chapter.”

“It is exciting to play a part in the fast-growing MICE industry in this part of the world,” said 2019 IAEE Chairperson Tom Cindric, Jr., CEM, Senior Vice President for Informa, Global Exhibitions. “The opportunity for professionals to join IAEE’s expansive community will present a win-win for the global outlook of exhibitions and events.”

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About IAEE
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, Buttine Exhibition Insurance, Convention News Television (CNTV), Freeman, New Orleans & Company, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Personify – A2Z Events, Swapcard and Synchronicities (Visit Anaheim, Visit Baltimore and Visit San Antonio). Visit for more information.

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