IAEE announces raft of staff promotions

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) has announced the following promotions within its staff:

  • Lisa Buchanan – senior director of engagement
  • Hannah Deters – senior events and registration manager
  • Stacie Glenn – community engagement coordinator
  • Karen Gonzales (pictured) – director, global business development
  • Cynthia Herring – controller
  • Jennifer Potter – senior CEM programme manager

“On behalf of the IAEE Board of Directors, I congratulate these deserving members of our team,” said IAEE president and CEO David DuBois. “The entire IAEE staff remains steadfast in its commitment to providing relevant and timely initiatives to our members, and these promotions are a result of that effort.

The IAEE currently has a team of 21 industry professionals tasked with providing key resources to the global show organiser community and the suppliers that support the exhibition industry ecosystem.

The IAEE hosted 184 attendees at its signature Women’s Leadership Forum held 23-24 March 2022 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, US. The two-day event featured sessions tailored to meet the needs of women at all stages of their career.  

“The Women’s Leadership Forum is a day of focused re-energisation that I always look forward to,” said IAEE Women’s Leadership Committee chairperson Shauna Peters, who is vice-president and marketing strategist for mdg, A Freeman Company. “This year’s focus on clarity of purpose and taking ownership of the role we play in our own success delivered a palpable energy among participants and an amazing synergy from our speakers. I am grateful to IAEE and the Women’s Leadership Committee for their time and thoughtful intention in developing this programme.”