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Calendar of Events

May 2016

CEM Week

Date: May 9-13
   
Location: Houston, TX
   
Details: CEM Week provides participants the only opportunity to take five courses and complete five exams in one week. Along with being able to complete over half of the program in a condensed timeframe, previous attendees have said, "The interaction with other classmates is what makes this worthwhile." Group discussions and class exercises are structured so students actively participate and gain practical knowledge of the course material.

Visit the IAEE website for more details and registration information.

May 2016

Exhibitions Mean Business – What IAEE is Doing to Support Your Industry

Date: Thursday, May 12                             
   
Time: 11:30am - 12:00pm - Check-in
12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch and Presentation
1:15pm - Facility Tour
   
Location: Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas
500 West Las Colinas Boulevard
Irving, TX 75039
 
   
Details:
Roger Rickard
Speaker, Author, and Consultant
Voices in Advocacy

How do we create the influence needed to support the long term viability of the exhibition and event industry? How can we engage key stakeholders to support our activities?

This highly interactive session will raise your advocacy awareness and engagement. The objective is to make one aware of the diversity of advocacy strategies that enable you to influence and garner support for projects beneficial to your organization, your industry and your profession.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn the Seven Branches of the advocacy tree and why they are important to our industry
  • Identify key issues that affect the exhibitions industry
  • Understand the Seven Actions of Highly Effective Advocates
  • Get the latest on IAEE advocacy actions and the Exhibitions Mean Business campaign

CEM and CMP credits available.

Education sponsored by:

Fern

Facility sponsored by:

Irving Convention Center Logo

Audio visual sponsored by:

JSAV Logo

   
Registration:
$30 Members
$35 Non-Members
$25 Students
 

June 2016

4th Annual Chapter Volleyball Tournament

Date: Thursday, June 2                         
   
Time: 12:00pm - Check-in
1:00pm - First game begins
   
Location: La Playa North
1850 E. Beltline Rd.
Coppell, TX 75019
   
Details:
Are you ready to bump, set, spike? Join your peers at the IAEE DFW Chapter Volleyball Tournament and Happy Hour for competitive spirit, networking, and overall fun.

The competition is fierce, and these teams come to win. Is your team ready to take on last year's champion and claim the title? Sign up and prepare to find out.

If volleyball doesn't engage you, you're welcome to come out, cheer on your favorite team, and partake in happy hour, networking, darts, pool, swimming, and more.

Don't miss out on this popular industry event. We look forward to seeing you on the courts!
   
Registration:
$30 Member Happy Hour Only
$35 Non-Member Happy Hour Only
$33.50 Per Player Member Volleyball Team of 6 ($200 total for team)
$50 Per Player Non-Member Volleyball Team of 6 ($300 total for team)
$40 Member Happy Hour & Pickup Team Member
$50 Non-Member Happy Hour & Pickup Team Member

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June 2016

Exhibitions Day

Date: June 7-8
   
Location: Washington, DC
   
Details:

Exhibitions Day was created by IAEE and the Exhibitions Mean Business campaign to foster a stronger relationship with and build awareness among federal legislators and other government influencers. As a representative of the exhibitions and events industry, the Exhibitions Mean Business campaign and its supporters have come together to ensure these regulatory audiences are aware of the issues impacting our industry and what measures could be taken to help address these matters.

Visit the Exhibitions Mean Business website for more details and registration information.

July 2016

CEM Course - Conference & Meeting Management

   
Date: Tuesday, July 19
   
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
   
Location:

 
Freeman
4545 W Davis Street
Dallas, TX 75211
   
Course: Conference & Meeting Management Principles
   
Details: Learning has become a vital part of most meetings, events and exhibitions. Whether formal, such as credit granting continuing education programs, training sessions or seminars, or informal, such as exhibitor-provided demonstrations, presentations or networking, they add significant value to the face-to-face experience. While planning and managing exhibitions and meetings share some common aspects, competent planning and management of meetings requires special knowledge and skills. Exhibition managers may be called upon to work closely with their organization’s meeting and education manager and should be knowledgeable about the essential aspects of meetings in all of their various formats.
   
Price: $299 - members
$440 - non-members
   
Register: Visit the IAEE website for more details and to register.
   
Questions? Contact cem@iaee.com.

August 2016

Krakoff Leadership Institute

Date: August 7-9
   
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
   
Details: IAEE’s Krakoff Leadership Institute, formerly the Future Leaders Institute, provides the intelligence and connection tomorrow’s leaders need in order to discuss issues with key decision makers and build strategic business relationships. The Institute for IAEE members only, develops leadership skills and broad industry knowledge for future and current leaders of the exhibitions and events industry, and it creates a close support network among participants and enhances motivational and communication skills. Applications are due June 17.

Visit the IAEE website for more details and to apply.

August 2016

CEM Week

Date: August 8-12
   
Location: Orlando, FL
   
Details: CEM Week provides participants the only opportunity to take five courses and complete five exams in one week. Along with being able to complete over half of the program in a condensed timeframe, previous attendees have said, "The interaction with other classmates is what makes this worthwhile." Group discussions and class exercises are structured so students actively participate and gain practical knowledge of the course material.

Visit the IAEE website for more details and registration information.

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