IAEE Southeastern Chapter hosts several events each year. For specific information about registration, location and event fees, click on the individual event.

Chapter Luncheons - IAEE Southeastern Chapter hosts 5 chapter luncheons for its members and their guests during the course of the year. These meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of February, April, June, and October. The Annual Holiday Party is held the last Thursday in November or the first Thursday in December.

Annual Southeastern Classic - What a great chapter tradition! For more than 25 years, the annual Southeastern Classic has been the chapter’s premier education and networking event. Two full days of seminars, panels and roundtables featuring noted industry and non-endemic speakers, plus social events and opportunities for behind-the-scenes facility and venue visits make the Southeastern Classic a must-attend event!

Young Professionals’ Meet-ups - Scheduled throughout the year, Meet-Ups at local area pubs are a great way for IAEE YPs to network and socialize.

Local Meetups - Meetups are also scheduled throughout the year – typically outside the Atlanta metropolitan area. Any member who wishes to coordinate a local meet-up can contact the Chapter Administrator for a current list of members in their area.

CEM Course - For members’ convenience, the SE Chapter typically hosts a CEM Course immediately prior to the Annual Southeastern Classic or a chapter luncheon.

Click here to view our past events.

Upcoming Events

  • September 28, 2023 Webinar

    From: September 28, 2023 to: September 28, 2023
    From: 10:00 AM to: 11:00 AM

    United States
    Join us for this timely webinar on where Melissa Majors, CEO, Melissa Majors Consulting talks about what you can do to make sure you are being inclusive an inclusive leader.
  • October 26, 2023 Chapter Tech Exchange

    From: October 26, 2023 to: October 26, 2023
    From: 11:15 AM to: 1:30 PM
    Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart
    230 Ted Turner Street N.W. Atlanta
    United States
    The IAEE SE Chapter’s 8th edition of the Technology Exchange features innovative suppliers and thought leaders that will present and discuss their newest technology to show planners throughout the Southeast. Effective technology tools and event experience innovation will allow the industry to move forward to best serve attendees and exhibitors. Experience the present while taking a glimpse into the future of our industry through new and innovative tools. 
  • November 8, 2023 - YP Meetup (Atlanta)

    From: November 8, 2023 to: November 8, 2023
    From: 5:30 PM to: 7:00 PM
    West Midtown Hop Hut Lounge
    670 Trabert Ave Atlanta
    United States

    Take some time to network with your industry colleagues by joining us for the IAEE SE Chapter’s YP Meetup in Atlanta on Wednesday, November 8th. The Atlanta Meetup will be held from 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm at the Monday Night Brewing.


    This event is FREE to members and nonmembers. Limited drink tickets are available, so be sure to REGISTER NOW!

    Want to know more about Monday Night Brewing, click here.

  • 2023 Expo! Expo! Chapter Reception

    From: December 6, 2023 to: December 6, 2023
    From: 5:30 PM to: 7:00 PM
    Omni Dallas Hotel
    Southside 1
    555 S Lamar St Dallas, TX
    United States

    Join Us in Dallas for our annual chapter GRITZ reception!

    Spend some time with your Southeastern chapter colleagues.  Limited drink tickets are available for Southeastern chapter members.  We hope to see you there!


  • 2023 Holiday Luncheon

    From: December 13, 2023 to: December 13, 2023
    From: 10:45 AM to: 1:30 PM
    Georgia Aquarium
    25 Baker Street Northwest, Atlanta Atlanta, GA
    United States
    The IAEE SE, PCMA SE, and MPI GA Chapters’ co-hosted Annual Holiday Luncheon is one of the most popular events on the calendar as the industry comes together to celebrate the holiday season.  It is a great occasion to experience wonderful food and beverages, holiday music, and the opportunity to enjoy getting together with industry friends.

Upcoming Events for 2023


September 28, 2023 IAEE Webinar - The 7 Simple Habits of Inclusive Leaders  
October 26, 2023 Chapter Tech Exchange & Annual Meeting  
November 8, 2023 YP National Meet-up  
December 6, 2023 GRITZ Reception at Expo! Expo!  
December 13, 2023 Holiday Luncheon  













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Tel: +1 (404) 474-0944
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