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IAEE Leaders Promote the Value of Exhibitions and Events at Industry Conferences

October 18, 2023

In keeping with its mission of globally promoting the unique value of exhibitions and events in addition to serving as the principal resource for those who plan, produce and service the industry, leaders from the International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) are delivering insightful sessions at conferences across the industry.

“Our industry is experiencing a time of great change with new technologies and opportunities for growth,” said IAEE Interim CEO Cathy Breden, CMP-F, CAE, CEM. “IAEE thrives on our collaboration with like-minded organizations in providing top-level, actionable knowledge to industry professionals interested in being at the forefront of these opportunities.”

Presentations by IAEE executive leaders include the following:

Karen Gonzales, CMP-F, CEM, Director of Global Business Development
IMEX America, 17-19 October 2023
Navigating Change: Unveiling the Evolution of Exhibitions and Events
digitalNow, 2-4 November 2023
Navigating Change: A Data Driven Approach to the Future of Events

Nicole Bowman, MBA, CEM, Vice President of Marketing
PPAI Leadership Development Workshop, 23-25 October 2023
Level Up Membership Recruitment and Retention

Cathy Breden, CMP-F, CAE, CEM, Interim CEO
International Travel Show, 26-28 October 2023
Keynote Panel: Issues Impacting the Events Industry and Solutions Currently Being Developed
TSNN Awards 2023, 27-29 October 2023
Keynote Panel: State of the Industry

Click here to learn more about IAEE’s education and membership offerings.

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, Convention News Television (CNTV), eShow, Freeman, GES | onPeak, Grit Productions and Expositions, IMEX, New Orleans & Company, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and Risk Strategies Company | Buttine Insurance. Visit for more information.

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