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Past Webinars

IAEE Webinars offer strategic information about the business of trade shows and consumer events. Webinars feature top speakers and thought leaders sharing trade show tips, tricks, resources and solutions for some of the most critical challenges facing event marketers, show organizers and exhibitors today.


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Previously Recorded Webinars – Click Here to view archived webinars (login required).

Date Held Title Presenter(s)
8 May 2020 Monetizing Your Live & Virtual Events Through Sponsorships Meg Fasy, CMP, Principal – FazeFWD
28 Apr 2020 Managing Behaviors and Emotions in the Workplace (Women Focused) Claudia St. John, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, President – Affinity HR Group
23 Apr 2020 The Pivot: Adopting a Game Changing Mindset During Difficult Times Kevin Carroll, Author and Innovation Expert and Michelle Thornton Ghee, Marketing Expert (Courtesy of WSB)
22 Apr 2020 CEIR Webinar: Navigating the COVID-19 Crisis Landscape

Available on the CEIR Webinars page.

Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEM, CEO – CEIR; Nancy Drapeau, PRC, VP of Research – CEIR;  Allen Shaw, Ph.D., Founder, President & Chief Economist – Global Economic Consulting Associates Inc.; Jennifer Heinold, CEM, Senior Vice President, Events – Access Intelligence, LLC.
22 Apr 2020 Finding Happiness Through Challenges: Inspiring Stories from the Front Lines Jenn Lim, CEO, Delivering Happiness, and Margo Dunnigan, COO, All American Entertainment
22 Apr 2020 Greatness Through Grit Robyn Benincasa, Adventure Racing World Champion (Courtesy of Big Speak)
21 Apr 2020 Navigating the New Normal of Work Jaime Neely, Chief Culture Officer, Trend Hunter (Courtesy of Trend Hunter)
17 Apr 2020 Navigating the Global Economic Impact and Outlook of COVID-19 William Dudley, Former President & CEO of Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Susan Schwab, former US Trade Representative, and moderator, Ron Insana, Senior Analyst, CNBC (Courtesy of WSB)
15 Apr 2020 The UnWebinar Tiffani Bova (Courtesy of Big Speak)
14 Apr 2020 Selling Through Crisis: A Discussion for Sales Professionals Rick Jennings, CEM, VP of Partnership Relations – IAEE; Doug Lotierzo, Consultant & Trainer – Neuberger & Company; and Jason Dixon, Executive VP, (Baltimore, MD and Washington, DC), – Neuberger & Company
8 Apr 2020 Exhibitions and Events: Accelerators for the Sustainable Development Goals Mariela McIlwraith, CMP, CMM, MBA, Director of Industry Advancement – Events Industry Council and Lindsay Arell, Leading Strategist –  Honeycomb Strategies
8 Apr 2020 Facilitating Humanity and the Utility of Networks Marcus Collins, Marketing and Branding Strategist (Courtesy of Big Speak)
8 Apr 2020 Leadership and a New World Order: The Need for Resilience Adm. James Stavridis, USN (Ret.), Adm. William H. McRaven, USN (Ret.) and moderator, Sharon Beam, Anchor of Fox News (Courtesy of WSB)
3 Apr 2020 Negotiate Tough Times: Stop the Virtual Meeting Madness Linda Swindling, JD, CSP (Author and Speaker) and Randy Pennington, CSP, CPAE (Author, Speaker, Consultant of Pennington Group)
1 Apr 2020 Crisis Reveals Real Leaders Jerry Magar, Change Expert
Mar 2020 Maximizing Productivity While Telecommuting Eric Papp, Keynote Speaker & Consultant – Agape Leadership
Mar 2020 Key Strategies to Maximize Engagement in Webinars Roger Courville, CSP , Author and Keynote Speaker
Mar 2020 The Adaptation Advantage Heather McGowan, Future-of-work strategist
Mar 2020 Leveraging Emotional Intelligence Under Pressure Dr. J.P. Pawliw-Fry, co-founder and acting president of the Cutting Edge training organization, at the Institute for Health & Human Potential and Bill Benjamin, emotional intelligence keynote speaker
Mar 2020 SIPA & AM&P Webinar -Coronavirus and Your Events: How to Make Decisions that Protect Your Business and the Safety of Your Staff Brian Cuthbert, Group Vice President – Diversified Communications U.S.; Alicia Evanko-Lewis, Executive Vice President, Travel Group Global Events – Northstar Travel Group; Rich Luna, Director of Publishing, Editor in Chief – Meeting Professionals International
Mar 2020 COVID-19: How to Work From Home Without Losing Work Life Balance Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up
Mar 2020 COVID-19: How to Handle Your Personal Finances in a Crisis Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up
Mar 2020 Managing Stress, Maintaining Calm Through COVID-19 Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up
Mar 2020 COVID-19: Management Best Practices for Remote Teams Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up
Mar 2020 Job Searching Amid COVID-19 Uncertainty Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up
Mar 2020 COVID-19: Managing Personal Relationships While Stuck at Home Emilie Aries, Founder and CEO – Bossed Up
Mar 2020 Attendee Acquisition Reset: Building an Event Audience in a Post COVID-19 World Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes, CEM, Chief Marketing Strategist – mdg
Mar 2020 IAEE Town Hall Discussion: WE’RE IN THIS TOGETHER! – Organizer Perspectives on Industry Disruption

Restricted to Member Show Organizers Only – Available in the Show Organizer Community in MemberLink.

Randall Acker, CEM, President & COO – Exhibitor Media Group; Jane Dahlroth, CEM, CMP-HC, Senior Director, Meetings and Exhibits – American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG); David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA, President & CEO – IAEE; Jennifer Hoff, CEM, President – Taffy Event Strategies; Daniel McKinnon, CEM, Executive Vice President of Exhibitions – Material Handling Institute; and Bob McLean, Jr., CPA, CAE, CEM, Executive Vice President – PPAI and 2020 Chairperson of IAEE Board of Directors
Mar 2020 COVID-19…Where We’ve Been…Where We Are…Where We Are Going

The webinar recording is available to members only on MemberLink’s Open Forum.

Barbara Dunn, Esq., JD, Partner – Barnes and Thornburg LLP
28 Feb 2020 IAEE Discussion on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Resources Available

Available to members on MemberLink’s Open Forum.

Mark Bogdansky, Vice President, Meetings & Events – Auto Care Association; Jack Buttine, President – Buttine Exhibition & Event Insurance; and Barbara Dunn, Esq., JD, Partner – Barnes & Thornburg LLP
27 Feb 2020 How to Keep Your Trade Show(s) Strong and Growing by Providing Exhibitor Education that Works! Jefferson Davis, Tradeshow Productivity Expert – Competitive Edge
13 Feb 2020 Career Management 2.0: Building a Long-Term Career Strategy Dawn Rasmussen, CMP, President – Pathfinder Writing and Career Services
30 Jan 2020 Securing Conventions & Exhibitions: A Practical Exercise Jennifer Hesterman
21 Nov 2019 Maximize Your IAEE Membership Brad Hobson, CEM, Assistant Director of Business Development – Freeman; Lisa Buchanan, Director of Membership and Chapter Engagement – IAEE; and Stacy Riddler, Senior Education Manager – IAEE
14 Nov 2019 Managing Up: Tips for Young Professionals to Maximize Success Marsha Flanagan, M.Ed., Vice President of Learning Experiences – IAEE
7 Nov 2019 MATSO (Major American Trade Show Organizers) City Pulse Updates Doug Bennett, CASE, Sr. VP of Convention Development – Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau; Kathy McAdams, CASE, Vice President, Citywide Convention Sales – Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board; and Brian Yost, COO – Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
30 Oct 2019 How to Maximize IAEE’s MemberLink Online Community Lisa Buchanan, Director of Membership and Chapter Engagement – IAEE and Rich Vallaster III, CEM, Director of Client Relations & Support – A2Z by Personify
17 Oct 2019 CEIR Webinar: How the U.S. Trade Show Industry is Faring and Understanding What It Means for Your Show Nancy Drapeau, PRC, VP of Research – CEIR; Allen Shaw, Ph.D., Founder, President & Chief Economist – Global Economic Consulting Associates Inc; Kim Vinciguerra, Vice President, Events – International Carwash Association®
10 Oct 2019 Taking Charge of Your Exhibitions and Events Career (YP Focused) Cassie Palacios, CEM, Director of Events – SmithBucklin
26 Sep 2019 Workplace Violence & Active Shooter Preparedness Emad “Al” Shenouda, Co-Founder/Chief Learning Officer – The Power of Preparedness (TPOP)
19 Sep 2019 MATSO (Major American Trade Show Organizers) City Pulse Updates Tim Haggerty, Vice President of Convention Sales – Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau; Lisa Lopez, Director of Sales and Marketing – Javits Center; Cory Rosenberg, Director of Sales, West – NYC & Company; David McAuley, Director – DC Area Sales Office for Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau
22 Aug 2019 CEIR Webinar: Hitting the Sweet Spot of the Power of B2B Exhibitions: Hear Stories and Insights on How to Meet Attendee and Brand Marketer Needs Nancy Drapeau, PRC, VP of Research – CEIR; Paul Kirchmann, Chief of Security – Defense Media Activity Riverside; Victor Torregroza, Event Management and Production | GMC – Intel; Leana Salamah, VP of Marketing – International Home + Housewares Association
15 Aug 2019 7 KPIs Every Show Organizer Needs to Watch to Drive Growth Jefferson Davis, Trade Show Productivity Expert and President – Competitive Edge
25 Jul 2019 Kicking Burnout to the Curb: A Woman’s Guide to Overcoming the Overwhelm  Emilie Aries, CEO – Bossed Up
11 Jul 2019 Growing Show Attendance Using Data Informed Micro-Targeting Tools Joe Colangelo, MBA, CEO – Bear Analytics and Nicole Bowman, MBA, VP of Marketing & Communications – IAEE
6 Jun 2019 MATSO (Major American Trade Show Organizers) City Pulse Updates Julie Mullins, Vice President of Sales – Choose Chicago; Elaine Williams, CMP, Director of Sales – New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and Terry Jicinsky, Senior Vice President of Operations – Construction – Las Vegas Convention & Visitors Authority
16 May 2019 Maximize Your IAEE Membership Kristin Barranger, CEM, Manager, Expositions & Communications – American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME); Kimberly Bottom, Business Development Lead – Convention News Television (CNTV);
Brad Hobson, CEM, Sr. Business Development Manager – Freeman; Sue McCart, President – HFI Event Services
9 May 2019 Workplace Violence & Active Shooter Preparedness Emad “Al” Shenouda, Co-Founder/Chief Learning Officer – The Power of Preparedness
2 May 2019 In the Room Where It Happened: What the Broadway Hit Hamilton Can Teach You About Your Role in Industry Advocacy Roger Rickard – Voices in Advocacy
18 Apr 2019 Top 10 Tips for Being OOO (Out of the Office) and Staying Organized Dahlia El Gazzar, EBCC, FCA, Tech Evangelist and CEO – DAHLIA+ Agency
11 Apr 2019 Re-branding Expo! Expo! Using Corporate Design Strategy to Enhance Exhibitions and Events Scott Craighead, VP of Exhibitions and Events – IAEE; Nicole Bowman, MBA, VP of Marketing & Communications – IAEE; Chris Young, Eventgineer – T3 Expo
21 Mar 2019 From Travel Hell to Travel Well: Inside Secrets for Exhibitions & Meeting Professionals John Ayo, ND – Chief Balancing Officer, Travel Balance
7 Mar 2019 Successful Communication & Leadership Tactics for Women Sherron Washington, M.A., CEO, – The P3 Solution
21 Feb 2019 Re-imagining Your Sales Strategy Cynthia McGovern, Ph.D., CEO – Orange Leaf Consulting
7 Feb 2019 Women Mentoring Women: Moving Yourself and Your Peers Forward Claire Billingsley, President – Billingsley Consulting Group, LLC
24 Jan 2019 Delivering WOW Presentations! Mary Ellen Sokalski, MAS, MASI – CEO, Speaker, Author – The Scarlet Marketeer
17 Jan 2019 Striking the Balance: A Thoughtful Approach Between the Art & Science of Selling Dan Cole, CEM, EVP of Sales and Development – International Spy Museum
29 Nov 2018 Maximize Your IAEE Membership Bill McGlade, CEM, Sr. Director, Emerging Business – a2z Inc; Wendy Holliday, Executive Director – PLM World
8 Nov 2018 Career Re-invention: Figuring Out How to Make a Change Carrie Ferenac, President – CNTV
1 Nov 2018 Trade Shows Don’t Cost…They Pay! – “Get the Most from Pre-During-Post Trade Show Exhibiting” Richard Erschik, President – MASTERCLASS Exhibitor Training Webinars
18 Oct 2018 Sexual Harassment Awareness: When Education is Your Best Defense! Kim Boyle, Partner – Phelps Dunbar LLP
11 Oct 2018 Smart Sales Hiring Troy Harrison, The Sales Navigator – Troy Harrison & Associates
13 Sep 2018 Travel Tips & Hacks for Women: Traveling with Confidence & An Action Plan Karen M. Gonzales, CMP, Director, Partnership Relations – IAEE
30 Aug 2018 PCI & GDPR…How to Be Cross-Compliant John Noltensmeyer, CIPP/E/US, CIPM, CISSP, ISA, Head of Privacy & Compliance Solutions – TokenEx; Kim Molinari, Senior Director of ISV Partner Development – Bluepay/Card Connect MODERATOR: Kevin Olsen, Founding Partner – Keyway, LLC
19 Jul 2018 Developing Your Emotional Intelligence to Stand Out in a Crowd Jennifer McCloskey, President – Girardi Associates
12 Jul 2018 FOMO (Fear of Missing Out): The Most Powerful Tool of Event Design Nick Borelli, President/Strategist – Borelli Strategies
21 Jun 2018 Breakthrough Ideas for Events in 2018 Richard Aaron, CSEP Emeritus, President – BizBash NYC
14 Jun 2018 Are You Ignoring CEIR Index Data To Your Event’s Detriment? Understand The Latest Trends & Examples Of How To Make This Data Work For Your Exhibitions Nancy Drapeau, PRC, VP of Research – CEIR; Allen Shaw, Ph.D., Founder, President & Chief Economist – Global Economic Consulting Associates Inc; Dan Corcoran, Chief Operating Officer – Corcoran Expositions; Cathy Breden CMP, CAE, CEM – CEIR
17 May 2018 Data Integration: How Do We Make It All Work Together? Dharmesh Dayabhai, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Streampoint Solutions and Sam Louie, Software Development Manager, Streampoint Solutions
3 May 2018 Getting the Most Out of Your IAEE Membership – Membership Orientation Kristin Barranger, CEM; Manager, Expositions & Communications – American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Bill McGlade, CEM; Director of Account Management – a2z Inc, Julie Pazina, CEM; National Sales Director – Edlen Electrical Exhibition Services
19 Apr 2018 A Business Ethics Primer for Trade Show Organizers: The Beginning of a Conversation Susan L. Schwartz, CEM, Managing Director, ConvExx
5 Apr 2018 MAXIMIZING ATTENDANCE: Human Behavior Marketing Mickey Schaefer, FASAE, CAE, CTA, CEO & Founder, The EXPERIENCE Institute
8 Mar 2018 Using Video Marketing to Leverage Your Events Carrie Ferenac, President, CNTV
8 Feb 2018 What You Need to Know About Apple’s Updated App Store Guidelines Jesse Snipper, President & Co-founder, Core-apps LLC and Jay Tokosch, CEO, Core-apps LLC
18 Jan 2018 Preparing for the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – What you Need to Know to Protect Your Business Barbara Dunn, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP; Dennis Smith, President & CEO, Messe Frankfurt North America