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Expo! Expo! is fast approaching and we are so excited about this year’s annual meeting and exhibition. With more than 70+ learning opportunities over three days both ON and OFF the show floor, 10+ planned networking opportunities, and 265+ exhibitors from more than 60 different product categories, it’s no wonder that your IAEE peers are talking about their experience at Expo! Expo! and why they think you should attend!

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How has IAEE shaped your career?

“To say I was a novice is an understatement. I had no idea of the diversity and expansiveness of the industry. IAEE has provided me with invaluable insight and education. I was introduced to a whole new world which I have fallen in love with. Having won several awards in such a short time, as well as attending KLI/KALI plus all the Expo! Expo! events including many local chapter events, has provided me with huge-hands on education. The next step for me is CEM.”  – Ray Baum, Sales Manager, Core-apps, LLC

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How has IAEE shaped your career?

“The Expo! Expo! conference educational sessions and the monthly webinars are a tremendous asset, but perhaps more importantly, the people that you meet who are willing to share their knowledge or make an introduction to someone else who can help you has been integral to my journey.”

What advice would you give to a new member?

“Don’t be shy. Attend Expo! Expo!, introduce yourself to people, and participate in the activities.” – Chris Dolnack, SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, National Shooting Sports Foundation

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How has IAEE shaped your career?

“I have to say the people. Whether it’s a new friend I made at Expo! Expo! or the many knowledgeable committee and task force members that I have had an opportunity to work with, everyone I meet through IAEE has made my life richer.”

What advice would you give to a new member?

“Get Involved! I am relatively new myself. Dave Lutz and Donna Kastner were instrumental in encouraging me to attend Expo! Expo!, volunteer for committees, and submit Expo! Expo! session applications. IAEE is very welcoming, and everyone makes it easy to contribute.” – Wendy Holliday, VP, Attendee Acquisition & Experience, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting

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How has IAEE shaped your career?

Between the education at Expo! Expo!, the networking through many different IAEE avenues, and the relationships I have made, my career has advanced and continues to do so. Even though those of us within the industry are incredibly busy, you have to take time for yourself for professional development. IAEE is the absolute best tool for professional development. Through the CEM program and KLI I have truly honed my professional skills to a point that would not have happened without IAEE. – LeeAnn Norton, CEM, Director Vendor Relations, Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association

There are two ways for IAEE Members to attend #ExpoExpo for FREE!

  • Hosted Buyer Program: Haven’t attended since 2011 or you joined IAEE as a new member as of 1 Jan 2015? Qualified buyers may attend the full meeting for FREE and receive a $500 travel stipend. Share this with your colleagues! This program is NOT limited to number of persons per organization. Learn more here.
  • First Timers/New Members: Have you joined IAEE as a new member as of 1 Jan 2015? If so, your entire staff may attend the full meeting for free. Even if you are a company of ONE, this is a great deal!



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