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!

Annual Jenny Melton Golf Tournament - IAEE Southeastern Chapter supports the Jenny Melton Foundation with an annual golf tournament. Click here for more information about the Jenny Melton Foundation.

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

  • 2022 Chapter Community Service - September

    From: September 20, 2022 to: September 20, 2022
    From: 10:00 AM to: 12:00 PM
    (former site of the Atlanta Food Bank)
    970 Jefferson Street NW Atlanta, GA
    United States

    Join us for our annual community service project. Volunteers will help unload and sort food donations that will aid in the mission to fight against food insecurity across metro Atlanta.   This is a warehouse setting, and volunteers will be moving and walking on concrete, so dress comfortably.

    To learn more about Urban Recipe and their mission, please go here.  

  • October 27, 2022 Chapter Tech Exchange

    From: October 27, 2022 to: October 27, 2022
    From: 11:15 AM to: 1:30 PM
    Georgia World Congress Center
    285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW Atlanta, GA
    United States

    The 7th edition of the Technology Exchange will feature 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.

  • 2022 Holiday Luncheon

    From: December 8, 2022 to: December 8, 2022
    From: 10:45 AM to: 1:30 PM
    Georgia Aquarium
    25 Baker Street Northwest, Atlanta Atlanta, GA
    United States

    Join us for our 7th annual co-hosted holiday luncheon event with the MPI GA & PCMA SE Chapters. This is the perfect opportunity to attend a wonderful in-person networking event with other industry professionals.

    Be sure to register for the event with the IAEE SE Chapter!

  • Expo! Expo! 2022

    From: December 13, 2022 to: December 15, 2022
    Kentucky International Convention Center
    221 S 4th St Louisville, KY
    United States
    Join Us in Louisville
    IAEE welcomes you to experience the first hybrid “show for shows” . While the format has changed, you will connect with key players in the exhibitions industry and gain insights to prepare your organization for the years ahead. Get ready to experience all that our hybrid Expo! Expo! has to offer this December!
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Upcoming Events for 2022


August 31, 2022 Chapter Meetup in Orlando  
September 20, 2022 Chapter Community Service Event  
September 29, 2022 National YP Fall Meetup  
October 27, 2022 Chapter Tech Exchange  
December 8, 2022 Holiday Luncheon  
December 13-15, 2022 Expo! Expo! 2022  






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Tel: +1 (404) 474-0944
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