Category: Women’s Leadership

Behind the Design of Virtual Expo! Expo! 2020, Part 1

Get a behind-the-scenes look into the planning process of producing a virtual event from the organizers of #ExpoExpo.

Boost Your Negotiation Skills

How do you set the stage to get the negotiation to a sweet spot where everyone is ready to sign on the dotted line? Learn key takeaways from our recent IAEE Webinar with Shakira Brown, CEO of SMB Strategic Media LLC on how to skillfully guide negotiations.

Sue McCart Shares Her Passion for Advocacy

Sue McCart is on a mission to get her peers involved in advocacy. Why? To ensure that they get as much out of it as she has. An IAEE member since 1983, former chair of […]

Jessica Finnerty, CEM Jumps into Advocacy

Jessica Finnerty, CEM, could see Washington, D.C. from her office window. But she never imagined she’d one day experience what went on in the rarified halls of the U.S. Congress. That was five years ago, […]

The Women of Natural Products Expo West

2019 Women’s Leadership Committee Chair, Ann Olson, CEM shares her admiration for the female team behind Natural Products Expo West.

Insights from IAEE Women’s Leadership Forum

Orginally published on 23 May 2018 by T3 Expo There is no question that the slogan “The future is female” is making an impact on women of all ages this year. A few weeks ago, […]

IAEE Women’s Leadership Forum Draws Sold-out Crowd in D.C.

Originally published by 7 May 2018 by TSNN Last week’s IAEE Women’s Leadership Forum, held at the InterContinental Hotel in Washington, D.C., drew a sold-out crowd of more than 220 attendees to hear several dynamic […]

Sexual Harassment/Gender Bias Are Major Issues in Trade Show Industry

Originally published by Rachel Wimberly on TSNN – 4 December 2017 Last week I had the great pleasure of taking part in the International Association of Exhibitions and Event’s Women’s Leadership Experience, held Nov. 28, […]

3 Challenges Women Face In Advancing Their Event Tech Careers

Originally published 9 October 2017 by Michelle Wyatt, CEO & Co-Founder, CadmiumCD Background The recent controversy at Google underscores a persistent problem in the technology sector: Women remain significantly underrepresented at all levels. The results […]

Female Empowerment in the Exhibition Industry is a Numbers Game

The industry needs a scorecard to prove that advancing women is more than just talk. Source: Female Empowerment in the Exhibition Industry is a Numbers Game