Category: Advocacy

The Power of Advocacy and Why You Need to Get Involved

Originally published by Trade Show Executive September 2017 Edition In July, I wrote about our advocacy efforts on Capitol Hill during the fourth annual Exhibitions Day. Let me start by emphasizing once again how important […]

Be the Voice of Your Industry

Originally published by Trade Show Executive May 2017 Edition Last month, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) released its annual CEIR Index Report, a detailed review of the U.S. industry’s performance over the previous […]

Exhibitions Day 2016 Surpasses Expectations

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, July 2016 Edition Last month, IAEE, along with 20 supporting organizations and more than 100 exhibitions and events professionals from around the U.S., stormed Capitol Hill for Exhibitions Day […]

Your Industry, Your Voice – Advocating for the Industry

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, April 2016 Edition Change is a big theme here at IAEE Headquarters as preparations pick up for Exhibitions Day on 7-8 June 2016 in Washington, D.C. As we sound […]

Expo! Expo! Follow Up and Resolutions for 2016

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, January 2016 Edition For many of us, January marks a time of reflection and assessment. At IAEE Headquarters this is particularly true, as we celebrate another highly successful Expo! […]

Know Your Government

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, May 2015 Issue As industry professionals it is imperative that we become more involved with our local and federal governments. Discriminatory practices and legislation, onerous taxation and restrictive Wi-Fi […]

#ExhibitionsDay From Coast to Coast

More than 100 industry professionals met in Washington D.C. this week, but support for #ExhibitionsDay stretched across the United States – literally from coast to coast! Supporters displayed the #ExhibitionsDay logo on marquees and digital […]

Advocacy: A Fundamental Aspect for the Exhibitions and Events Industry

As originally seen in Trade Show Executive, Jan 2015 2015 marks a new and exciting year at IAEE as we march down our path and closely follow our strategic plan consisting of two distinct pillars […]

The Value of Collaboration on Exhibitions Day 2014

Originally published in Trade Show Executive, May 2014 Issue No one said it would be easy, but as IAEE’s first Exhibitions Day on Capitol Hill approaches, I am constantly reminded of the value of collaboration. […]