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IAEE Teams with MyCEB for CEM Learning Program in Malaysia

September 22, 2022

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) has teamed with the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB) to offer the Certified in Exhibition Management® (CEM) Learning Program in Malaysia. The first CEM courses in Malaysia will be held on 25-29 October 2022 in Kuala Lumpur.

“IAEE is pleased to collaborate with MyCEB in the advancement of industry professionals in the region,” said IAEE President David DuBois, CMP-F, CAE, FASAE, CTA. “By bridging the gap in global professional standards for exhibitions and events, we unify and strengthen our industry, which serves to expand our progress as well as our overall economic impact.”

As a destination marketing organization for Malaysia, MyCEB serves as a central hub to assist meeting and event planners in bidding and staging international business events in Malaysia and acts as a conduit for national product development. MyCEB’s goal is to improve its rankings as an international meetings destination within the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) and to grow business tourism arrivals to Malaysia.

“This agreement between IAEE and MyCEB will extend reciprocal membership benefits to the respective members of both organizations,” said MyCEB Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Sri Abdul Khani Daud. “MyCEB is pleased to offer professional upskilling for our industry players and this collaboration with IAEE is an important step for us to assure international clients that Malaysia is able provide services that meets the international standard. Moreover, this learning program will solidify Malaysia’s readiness to cater to the ever-demanding exhibitions and events industry and to position Malaysia as a leading business events destination.”

IAEE’s Certification Journey, sponsored by Freeman, embodies a commitment to one’s career development in the exhibitions and events industry. The program offers a certificate program in workforce development training for those who may be starting their career and takes the participant through to professional designation programs including the CEM and CEM-Advanced Professional designation programs. Also included is the CEM Fellow and CEM Emeritus appointments for industry veterans.

MyCEB will be offering the CEM designation program as part of its learning journey. The CEM designation is a globally recognized designation that demonstrates the highest professional standard throughout the exhibitions and events management arena. It was first created in 1975 to raise professional standards in the events industry, and it continues to be the premier mark of professional achievement. The CEM Learning Program accommodates short- and long-term career goals with education that can be tailored to meet specific needs and interests.

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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, 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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