Mission Statement

Mission Statement

Mission: IAEE globally promotes the unique value of exhibitions and events and is the principal resource for those who plan, produce and service the industry.

Trusted since 1928, IAEE provides quality and value to its members through leadership, service, education and strong relationships. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world, with a membership of show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers. Organizers of more than 20,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world are members of IAEE, and the organization advocates and promotes the awareness of face-to-face exhibitions and events as the primary medium for business development and growth. IAEE provides relevant, timely and innovation education to its members and the industry.

To provide dynamic educational programs and events, networking, leadership and marketing opportunities for people committed to the exhibition and events industry that:

  • Enhance the development of members’ professional growth and personal achievement
  • Encourage and extend volunteer and leadership opportunities to enhance the IAEE membership experience 
  • Provide opportunities that promote participation and collaboration among members both within the chapter and the overall industry 
  • Acknowledge blended membership demographics of Manager and Supplier members 
  • Encourage and support participation in the CEM program


  • Provide valuable forums for both Manager and Supplier member interactions 
  • Provide education for both Manager and Supplier members that will enhance the individual development of both groups 
  • Encourage and enhance the development of Manager and Supplier business relationships 
  • Continue to increase member participation and volunteerism within the chapter
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Organized in 1928 as the National Association of Exposition Managers to represent the interests of tradeshow and exposition managers, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ is today the leading association for the global exhibition industry.

Contact info

If you would like more information on how to become a member of the New England Chapter, please contact Sam Krich.

Email: skrich@biogen.com