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Become a Member
How to Join
IAEE is composed of approximately 1,300 members (organizations) and over 9,800 member representatives (individuals). Over 50 percent of IAEE's members are directly involved in the planning, management, and production of exhibitions and buyer-seller events. The remainder of our membership consists of those who provide products and services to the industry. IAEE values and promotes diversity of membership, in terms of company size, products, and geographical area. Each active member organization is given one vote, regardless of size.
See below for a summary of membership types to see how you may qualify.
Go to the IAEE website to find out detailed information about the specific IAEE Membership Types
Benefits of Membership
Benefits of IAEE Membership include professional development, industry news and publications, industry and professional resources, service partner discounts, advocacy before government and media, leadership development and local chapter membership. Here are just a few of the membership benefits:
- CEM Learning Program/Certification
- Events & Education
- IAEE News and Industry Report
- Membership Directories
- Art of the Show Textbook
- Strategic Briefings
- Full Access to all CEIR Resources
- Member discounts at Tradeshowstore.com
- Service Partner Discounts
- Affinity Programs
- Career Center
- IAEE Member Discussion Groups - MemberLink
- National/International/Local Leadership Opportunities
- Committees/Task Forces
All IAEE dues categories enjoy the resources of local chapter membership and membership in the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR).
Event Facility Member
Member Outside North America
Educational Institution Member
Download membership forms here
If New or Re-instating Your IAEE Membership, complete and return the following:
Membership Census Form
Return By Fax: +1 (972) 458-8119 or
Return By Mail: IAEE, 12700 Park Central Drive, Suite 308, Dallas, TX 75251
Return By Email: email@example.com
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. Today IAEE™ represents over 8,500 individuals who conduct and support exhibitions around the world.
In this section, you'll learn about IAEE™ and the various subsidiaries that make up the organization. You may also join the association online by clicking on To Join IAEE™ where you'll find detailed info about IAEE's membership categories.
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Contact IAEE – Central Texas Chapter
The Central Texas Chapter encompasses IAEE members in Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Galveston and all of South Texas. If you would like more information on how to become a member of the Central Texas Chapter, please contact IAEE-CTC executive director Jan Hughes, CEM at 830/935-2694 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, or any board member for details.