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IAEE Announces New Chapter in India

April 4, 2016

Congratulations to the First CEM Graduates from India

DALLAS – The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) announces the addition of its latest chapter in Asia, the IAEE India Chapter. The IAEE Board of Directors approved the creation of this new chapter during its meeting held 31 March 2016 at the HITEX Exhibition Center in Hyderabad, India.

“This is another important step forward in the internationalization of IAEE,” said IAEE President & CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA. “We have been met this week with great enthusiasm about our member benefits and CEM Learning Program, and it is very rewarding to see the expansion of our global impact.”

In addition, IAEE’s CEM Learning Program added 30 graduates from India as certified in exhibition management professionals. Launched in October of 2015 as part of its agreement with the Indian Exhibition Industry Association (IEIA) , final classes were taught this week by 2016 IAEE Chairperson Julia Smith, CEM, CTA, Senior Vice President of National Sales at Global Experience Specialists (GES) and IAEE Board Member Bob McLean, CPA, Executive Vice President, Promotional Products Association International (PPAI).

CEM India

The 2016 India CEM Graduates are:

Annapurna Agarwal, CEM
Fairfest Media Ltd.Harsh Agarwal, CEM
Fairfest Media Ltd.Praveen  Akula, CEM

Siddharth Ambasana, CEM

Sudhir Babu, CEM
P. S. Bedi Logistics

Harinder Singh Bedi, CEM
P. S. Bedi Logistics

Somnath Dutta, CEM
Buhariwala Logistics

Sheetal Gangwal, CEM
SJG Events

Ashish Gupta, CEM
The Show

Arun Kumar, CEM

Raj Kumar, CEM

Santosh Kumar, CEM

Prakash Kuttappan, CEM
Virtual Info Systems

Dharampal Singh Malhotra, CEM
Namdhari Events

Sameer Mithia, CEM

Vikram Muday, CEM
Moksh Interactive EventsSambit Kumar Mund, CEM
HITEXRamesh Muppana, CEM
Impulse India

Pranob Kumar Nath, CEM
New Media Creations

Ganesh Parkar, CEM

K.V. Nagendra Prasad, CEM

Bhupal Singh Rawat, CEM
P. S. Bedi Logistics

Priyanka Reddyar, CEM

R.V.R. Satya Sekhar, CEM

T.A. Shaikh, CEM
Buhariwala Logistics

Pankaj Sharma, CEM
P. S. Bedi Logistics

Kartik Soman, CEM
R.E. Rogers India Pvt Ltd

Neeraj Thakur, CEM

Sanjeev Thakur, CEM
R.E. Rogers India Pvt Ltd

Syed  Thamim, CEM

The Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) designation was created in 1975 to provide a professional designation for individuals in the exhibition industry. The designation was formed to raise professional standards and is recognized throughout the industry as the premier mark of professional achievement. The CEM Learning Program is currently offered in the United States, Brazil, Canada, China, Dubai, India, Korea, Mexico, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan and Thailand. More than 2,400 active CEMs around the world make up the CEM Network which serves as a new channel for communication, ideas, thought leadership, industry recognition and promotion.

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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