Past recipients of the IAEE Woman of Achievement Award:
2018 Woman of Achievement
Jennifer Hoff, CEM
2017 Woman of Achievement
Megan Tanel, CEM
2016 Woman of Achievement
2015 Woman of Achievement
Congratulations to the 2019 Helen Brett Scholarship Recipients
Stephanie Bias is a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Event Management at Iowa State University. Stephanie chose to pursue a career in events because she observed various opportunities for personal and professional growth in this diverse, competitive industry. Stephanie is specifically interested in the design of exhibitions, weddings and food festivals.
Danielle attends Iowa State University pursuing a degree in Event Management with minors in Business and Journalism.
Rita Ellis is an Event Management major at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. She has a passion for creating, producing, and managing events and is greatly looking forward to working in the exhibitions and events industry. Her dream is to become an event planner, or planner/manager of conventions, exhibitions and tradeshows.
Lily Sweet King
Lily Sweet King attends the University of Mississippi in Oxford majoring in Hospitality Management and Integrated Marketing Communications, with minors in Business Administration and Digital Design.
Madelyn (Maddie) McGeary is a senior at the Hart School of Hospitality Management at James Madison University (JMU).
Kimberly attends Iowa State University studying Event Management with a minor in business.
Kateryna is obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Event Management at the University of Central Florida Rosen College of Hospitality Management.
Congratulations to the 2019 Bob Dallmeyer Education Fund Grant Recipients
The mission of the Bob Dallmeyer Education Fund (BDEF) is to support exhibition and event industry education and professional development by providing a challenging and engaging educational experience. The fund is designed for young professionals, professionals new to the exhibitions and events industry, those that are intellectually curious about trends and opportunities, and those that are interested in learning about the global marketplace.
Racquel Codling, CMP
Director of Meetings & Sales
American Moving & Storage Association
“As a 2019 scholarship award recipient of the IAEE Bob Dallmeyer Education Fund, I will be able to quickly acquire my CEM in an effort to obtain the necessary knowledge, foundation and the highest professional standard in exhibitions management. The CEM designation is critically important for my professional development and growth in the exhibitions and events management industry.”
Manager, Customer & Audience Solutions
“I am honored to have been chosen as a recipient of the 2019 Bob Dallmeyer Education Fund. I am grateful for the opportunity to attend the Krakoff Leadership Institute (KLI) in August to focus on my personal and professional development, develop leadership skills and to continue to discover more about our extensive industry. I’d like to thank IAEE and for all those who support the fund in providing this opportunity for me as a young professional member of IAEE.”
Training Events Specialist
Shared Hope International
“I’m honored to have received the IAEE Bob Dallmeyer Education Fund Grant to continue my professional education in event management through the Certified in Exhibition Management® (CEM) designation program. I am actively applying what I’ve learned in the CEM courses to my non-profit work every day. With this education, I am strengthening our programming to better support our organization’s cause.”