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IAEE Announces Under 35 Program Honorees

December 7, 2020

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) has selected this year’s honorees of its Under 35 recognition program, brought to you by Synchronicities, which affords young professional exhibitions and events organizer members the opportunity to experience Virtual Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition to be held 8-10 December 2020.

“IAEE believes that by recognizing and elevating these young leaders, the evolution and distinction of the exhibitions and events industry will be fostered around the globe,” said IAEE EVP & COO Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEM. “We proudly congratulate this year’s Under 35 honorees.”

The Under 35 program provides selected honorees with not only industry and leadership education for professional growth in the exhibitions and events industry, but also lifelong connections with fellow honorees and attendees.

The following individuals were selected as this year’s Under 35 honorees:

Brad Copeland, CMP, HMCC
Advisor, Marketing Operations
Cardinal Health

Ilse Fernández Ríos, CEM
Operations Manager
Reed Exhibitions

Marisa Finnegan, CEM
Show Director
Informa Markets

Amanda Francis, CEM
Manager of Tradeshow Sales
International Market Centers & LIGHTFAIR International

Moriah Hathaway, CEM
Manager, Exhibit Services
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Razak Kadiri
Senior Event Services Coordinator
NTP Events

Shannon Lockwood, CMP, DES
Events & Programs Manager
NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

Caitlin Mann, CMP, CEM, DES
Sr. Manager, Meeting Operations
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Ashley Pierson
Experience Manager
Terrapinn

Megan Saad
Director of Marketing
International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA)

Melissa Vigue
Operations Coordinator
Diversified Communications

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), New Orleans & Company, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Personify – A2Z Events, Streampoint Solutions and Synchronicities (Visit Anaheim, Visit Baltimore and Visit San Antonio). Visit www.iaee.com for more information.

Media Inquiries:
Mary Tucker
Sr. PR/Communications Manager
+1(972) 687-9226
mtucker@iaee.com