April 7, 2022
DuBois, Breden, Gonzales Join Inaugural Class
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) proudly announces that President and CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA; Executive Vice President and COO Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEM; and Director, Global Business Development Karen Gonzales, CMP have been inducted into the inaugural class of the Events Industry Council’s (EIC) Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Fellows Programme.
The CMP Fellows Programme recognizes and rewards CMPs and/or Emeritus who continue to make a significant investment towards the betterment of the events industry and the community of people working within it. The program honors tenured CMPs who have made significant advancements in their careers, as well as significant contributions through service and education to the meetings and events industry.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I offer my sincerest congratulations to David, Cathy and Karen on this outstanding achievement,” said 2022 IAEE Chairperson Carrie Ferenac. “Given that Learning and Communities is one of the pillars in IAEE’s strategic plan, staff’s dedication to ongoing education reflects IAEE’s commitment to learning at all levels.”
More information about the CMP Fellows Programme can be found here.
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, 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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