Jo Truett CMP, DES, Business Development Manager, Events, of Xpodigital
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
University of Education: University of North Florida
How long have you been an IAEE member? New Member
IAEE Chapter: Southeastern Chapter
As a new member of IAEE what do you hope to gain from your membership?
Networking & Education! As the world of events is ever-changing, I look forward to connecting with other IAEE members and collaborating for new ideas to pioneer the future of events.
How will you utilize your IAEE membership to the fullest?
I would like to attend as many IAEE events, whether in person or virtually, to continue to expand my network and learn from the industries leaders. Ongoing education opportunities to continue my growth within my role and our industry.
What are you most looking forward too with your new membership?
IAEE represents more than 12,000+ industry professionals who support and conduct exhibitions globally. I’m mostly looking forward to learning more about the exposition world involving operations, planning and best practices to make myself a better supplier for our clients and our colleagues.
What interested you the most about IAEE member benefits?
Expo! Expo! bringing buyers and sellers together and providing information, education and face-to-face opportunities to build business relationships.
What is the first thing you did as a new member?
Joined as many communities as I could! I love meeting people, learning about their roles and how we can collaborate.
Tell us one fun fact about yourself.
1. I played Rugby for the city of Jacksonville when I was in college.
2. I started traveling 5 years ago and have visited 15 countries. Looking to increase that number to 20 once leisure travel opens back up.
3. I’m the incoming President for the MPI Greater Orlando Chapter 2021-2022.