International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) selected the recipients of its 20 Under 30 awards program.
The program affords young professional exhibitions and events organizers, who may not be supported by their companies, the opportunity to attend Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, held until Dec. 11 in Los Angeles.
20 Under 30 provides education for professional growth in the exhibitions and events industry and helps program participants become better, more productive employees. It is sponsored by the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau and Austin Convention Center.
“IAEE is proud to offer these rising stars the opportunity to experience all that Expo! Expo! has to offer,” said IAEE President & CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA. “Between the education sessions and networking opportunities, these young professionals will engage in, they will have a full portfolio to develop over the coming year.”
In addition to receiving a complimentary full registration to Expo! Expo! IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition and lodging for three nights, honorees will be recognized throughout the annual meeting and formally at the IAEE Annual Networking Luncheon and Awards Presentation on Dec. 11.
The following individuals were selected as this year’s 20 Under 30 program:
Megan Becker, Marketing Manager, Electronic Retailing Association
Megan Campbell, Manager of Exhibits & Promotions, SECO International
Taylor Clark, CMP, Events Coordinator, International Facility Management Association
Jackie Frett, Event Services Coordinator, SmithBucklin
Anne Hebson, Operations Coordinator, Diversified Communications
Jennifer Horenstein, Conference Experience Manager, MRA Services
Sheldon Kaye, CEM, Operations Manager / IT Administrator, ConvExx
Katie Lamb, Associate Conference Manager, Hanley Wood Exhibitions
Alex Land, Account Executive, National Trade Productions
Samantha Lee, Account Manager, mdg
Tomel Lora, Sr., Account Executive, Emerald Expositions
Amanda Maiorano, Digital Product Manager, eBusiness, Reed Exhibitions
Mark Mayhew, Exhibits Coordinator, ASIS International
Marissa Orr, Manager of Exhibits & Registration, American Association for Justice
Amanda Padron, CTA, Community Development Specialist, dmg::events
Janna Parham, CTSM, Marketing Director, VRMG
Charlene Soucy, Marketing Director, Questex Media Group, LLC
Kara Stahl, Tradeshow & Sponsorship Coordinator, National Restaurant Association
Samantha Thompson, Coordinator, Exhibit Services and Operations, National Association of Broadcasters
Juliana Yoon, Senior Analyst – Tradeshows Marketing, American Express OPEN