Chapter News

The latest news updates and top stories from the Southeast chapter.

  • Industry professionals gathered at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on October 28 for the IAEE SE Chapter’s Sixth Technology Exchange! Forty-one people were in attendance to hear and see the latest technological tools and event experience innovations offered in the industry.
  • 30th Annual IAEE SE Classic

    Thursday, July 22, 2021

    On July 22, the SE Chapter hosted the 30th edition of its SE Classic with the theme of “The Shows Must Go On” at the Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart in Atlanta. Forty-two people were in attendance with appropriate safety precautions and protocols in place, including sanitizing, social distancing and face coverings if desired.

  • On May 24, several members of the IAEE Southeast Chapter participated in the Annual Southeast Community Service project by unloading, sorting, and boxing food donations at Urban Recipe located in Atla ...
  • May 13, 2021 Chapter Meetup

    Thursday, May 13, 2021
    The SE Chapter hosted a virtual meet-up on May 13 to connect with our members and others in the industry. The meet-up included a variety of colleagues that provided a little bit of information about t ...
  • Best Practices in a Very Fluid Industry

    Thursday, April 22, 2021
    On April 22, the SE Chapter hosted a webinar on Best Practices in a Very Fluid Industry. The program was moderated by Robyn Davis, trainer/consultant with Exhibitors WINH LLC and SE Chapter board memb ...
  • Industry professionals gathered at the American Hotel in Atlanta on April 8 in celebration of Global Meeting Industry Day. The event was hosted by the PCMA Southeast, IAEE SE Chapter, GSAE, MPI Georgi ...
  • The Southeastern Chapter’s first education program of 2021 was held virtually on February 25. The program featured David Dubois, president and CEO of IAEE, who gave an update on the industry’s recover ...
  • Donations to the SE Chapter

    Friday, February 19, 2021
    This past year was difficult for everyone, and we are all looking forward to the time that we can get back to our traditional way of networking and having events! The SE Chapter is an all-volunteer or ...
  • 2020 IAEE Expo Expo Awards

    Wednesday, December 09, 2020

    The IAEE SE Chapter congratulate its following members for being recognized for their efforts on behalf of the industry during IAEE’s virtual Expo! Expo! award ceremony on Dec. 9. These honorees were nominated by fellow IAEE members in recognition of their outstanding dedication and service.

    • Mark Zimmerman – Humanitarian Award
    • Deb Ferbrache – Chapter Merit Award
    • Chris Pendley – Chapter Merit Award
    • Molly Hamill – Young Professional Award
  • Holiday Luncheon Recap

    Thursday, December 03, 2020

    The IAEE Southeast Chapter was pleased to hold its annual holiday networking luncheon in conjunction with the PCMA Southeast and MPI Georgia Chapters at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. This was the first in-person event held by the SE Chapter since February, with approximately 75 people in attendance. The holiday networking luncheon benefited Covenant House Georgia, which provides housing and supportive services to youth facing homelessness. 

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The IAEE Southeast Chapter Newsletter, Expo Times, served as our primary communication method through 2017 -- after which time the chapter moved completely to digital marketing. For members' reference, copies of the Expo Times are available for printing or downloading to your computer by clicking on the appropriate link.  Some files are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format.  If you need to download a copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader, you may click here to  download the free version.

Upcoming Events for 2021


December 1, 2021 Holiday Networking Luncheon  
December 7, 2021     2021 SE Chapter Gritz Reception @ Expo! Expo!  






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