DALLAS, 21 August 2017 – The International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) today announces a three year partnership between IAEE and Shepard to sponsor the IAEE First Timers Program. The program offers qualified participants, those new to IAEE as an exhibition or event organizer as of 1 January 2017, the opportunity to attend Expo! Expo!, IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, on a full meeting pass at no cost.
“Shepard is thrilled to be back on board with this program. IAEE’s commitment to providing education and fostering relationships to everyone in the events community strongly aligns with our values and we can’t think of a better initiative to support,” says Richard Maples, Shepard’s executive vice president of Sales.
“This is an important program for our membership that provides a great first impression of the event and IAEE as a whole,” said IAEE EVP and COO, Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE. “We are pleased to have Shepard on board as the sponsor of this vital program and it really shows their commitment to nurturing IAEE organizer members and getting them involved in the IAEE community.”
Qualified IAEE members who register for Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition 2017 by 6 November will be eligible for a complimentary meeting registration featuring sessions with industry leaders to learn how to maximize their experience at Expo! Expo!, including:
- First Timers Networking Program on 27 November at 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.;
- First Timers Welcome Reception on 27 November at 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.; and
- First Timers Lounge on 28 November through 30 November.
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