IAEE Southeastern Chapter

2017 Committees

2017 Committees

If you would like to become more involved in the chapter, joining a committee is the best place to start.  For more information on a committee or to become a member, complete the Get Involved form or contact the Chapter Administrator Office at 770-435-5287.

Website Committee

Oversees the web site and provides ideas and content to Chapter Management for updating.

Chair: Mark Lind (Emerald Expositions)
Team: Kristin Barranger (ASME), Gwen Venable (USPoultry & Egg), Krystal Joiner (EventLink)

Membership Committee

Reaches out to the membership, new and current, and serving as a liasion to the board.

Chair:      Kristin Barranger, CEM (ASME)
Team:      Kevin Bird (Shepard), Mark Zimmerman (GWCC), Kevin Gaffney (Emerald Expositions), Kristina Unger (GA Girl Mgmt)

Sponsorship Committee

Recruits new and retain current partnerships that help sustain the Chapter.

Chair:      Jim Wulfekuhle (IWF)
Team:      Board at Large

Community Service

Selects Chapter charity recipients and projects.

Chair:      Denise Cole (GICC)
Team:     Wendy McGar (Hinman), Krystal Joiner (Eventlink)

Awards Committee

Nominates chapter members for various IAEE National Awards.

Chair:      Brian Pagel (Emerald Expositions)
Team:      Sue McCart (HFI), Bob Hancock (onPeak), Bobbi Scott (HFI)

Education Committee

Assists in the planning, exection and evaluation of IAEESE’s educational programming.

Chair:      Jim Wulfekuhle (IWF)
Team:      Mark Zimmerman (GWCC), Dan Darby, CEM (Emerald Expositions), Martin Bay (Kellen), Deb Ferbrache (Freeman)

Young Professionals

Provides focus on the needs of those who are at the beginning of their career paths; developing programs and opportunities that are especially valuable to those in career ascendancy and providing a social and professional support network for this important segment of IAEESE Chapter members.

Chair:      Shyanne Robinson (onPeak)
Team:      Chris Pendley (MesseFrankfurt), Bob Hancock (onPeak), Kristina Unger (GA Girl Mgmt.), Wendy McGar (Hinman), Krystal Joiner (EventLink), Kim Zonca (NBM), Maggie Ryan (onPeak), Alisha Rodriguez (GES), Andrew Herrington (onPeak), Monica Wilkins (onPeak), Taylor Dudley (Emerald Expositions), Megan Ellis (Emerald Expositions), Katherine Baize (Freeman), Katrina Merto (MesseFrankfurt), Jeff Johnson (MesseFrankfurt), Brent Graham (Freeman)

Industry Relations

Reaches out to potential partner associations and organizations that will enhance the educational opportunities offered by the Chapter.

Chair:      Bob Hancock (onPeak)
Team:     Wendy McGar (Hinman), Dirk Ebener (GlobalCIF)

Social Media

Chair:      Mark Sussman (HousingConnections)
Team:     Mark Lind (Emerald Expositions), Chris Pendley (MesseFrankfurt), Kristin Barranger, CEM (ASME), Krystal Joiner (Eventlink)

Next Event

December 7, 2017
Holiday Networking Luncheon
11AM - 1:30PM
The Georgia Aquarium

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Below are the companies that were in attendance at the 10.26.17 Chapter Educational Luncheon:


Organized in 1928 as the National Association of Exposition Managers to represent the interests of trade show and exposition managers, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ is the leading association for the global exhibition industry.

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Tel: +1 (770) 433-4137
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