Category: IAEE

Top 3 reasons this month’s MATSO meeting is going to be Epic

By Angela Harar, CEM, Senior Director of Trade Shows, The Vision Council Change happens when change makers get together to share, debate, and challenge the status quo. 1 – Participants aren’t being talked to, they’re […]

Women’s Leadership Forum Recap

We just wrapped up another highly successful and sold out IAEE’s Women’s Leadership Forum on Tuesday, 26 April. “This year’s attendance reflects the overwhelming interest in programming addressing topics specific to female professionals,” said 2016 […]

IAEE Awards Spotlight on Sarah Bopp: 2015 Rookie of the Year Award Winner

By Mary Tucker, IAEE Sr. PR/Communications Manager Sarah Bopp, Associate Manager Booth Sales & Operations for the American Pet Products Association (APPA) has risen through the ranks quickly by taking on every challenge presented to […]

Poor Communication Skills Are Killing Your Authority

Originally published by Lindsey Pollak 26 April Remember the “house phone,” that apparatus we now call a “landline?” Every Gen Xer recalls the torment of the long cord that was just a little too short […]

IAEE Awards Spotlight on Kristin Barranger, CEM: 2015 Volunteer of the Year Award Winner

By Mary Tucker, IAEE Sr. PR/Communications Manager Kristin Barranger, CEM, Manager of Expositions and Communications at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has been an active member of IAEE since 2006, and has significantly […]

References 101: The Secret to Winning the Job

Originally published by Lindsey Pollack 22 April 2016 Are your ears burning? I know why: An HR person or recruiter is calling your references. Maybe you applied for a new job, or maybe someone’s got […]

IAEE Awards Spotlight on Rebecca Stevens, CEM, CMP-HC: 2015 Merit Award Winner

By Mary Tucker, IAEE Sr. PR/Communications Manager Rebecca Stevens, CEM, CMP-HC, Director, Business Development for the Texas Medical Association has been in the industry for almost 25 years. She joined IAEE in October of 2002 […]

IAEE Awards Spotlight on Andrew Fraser, M.Ed., CHE: 2015 Bob Dallmeyer Educator of the Year Award Winner

By Mary Tucker, IAEE Sr. PR/Communications Manager Professor Andrew R. Fraser, M.Ed., CHE at the Johnson & Wales University Center for Sports, Entertainment and Event Management has a passion for the industry that shines through […]

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 […]

The Rise of Fancy Friday: Why Experiences at Work Matter

Originally published March 29, 2016 by Lindsey Pollak In today’s “pictures or it didn’t happen” world, millennials are all about experiences. In fact, three-quarters of young people would choose to spend their money on an […]