Events and Education, along with networking, are the major benefits of IAEE membership. Throughout the year, IAEE will offer women’s focused events and education for members at both the chapter and international levels.

Along with the signature Women’s Leadership Forum in DC, in 2019 IAEE is expanding its programming to provide three regional half day forums to women in the exhibitions industry.

2019 WLF Regional Half Day Forums

Los Angeles, CA | 26 February 2019

Los Angeles Convention Center

Find detailed event information here.

Schaumburg, IL | 16 July 2019

Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center

Find detailed event information here.

Dallas, TX | 24 September 2019

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center

Find detailed event information here.

Upcoming Education Opportunities

CEM Learning Program

Be a Game Changer in 2019 – become Certified in Exhibition Management!

Visit the CEM Learning Program web site for a detailed description of all modules, requirements for the program and to register.


If you are interested in starting a ConnectNow MeetUp in your area, let us know and we can help!

Contact Marsha Flanagan, M.Ed., Vice President of Learning Experiences & Champion of Women’s Initiatives in the exhibitions industry!


If you missed our recent webinars on Sexual Harassment Awareness: When Education is Your Best Defense! or Career Re-invention: Figuring Out How to Make a Changeclick here to listen to the recordings.

IAEE offers monthly webinars to IAEE members only. Click here to see a list of currently scheduled webinars, or here if you would like to listen to previously recorded webinars.