We are offering five more CEM courses in Washington, D.C. next month! Choose one course to attend on 7 April and one course to attend 8 April 2015 to help you on your way to earning your CEM designation or to recertify. Seating is limited, so sign up today!
Date: 7 April 2015
Courses: Conference and Meeting Management and Floor Plan Development
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Cost: $250 for Members/$385 for Non-Members
Location: Co-Location with IAEE Women’s Leadership Forum at the DC Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.
Conference and Meeting Management Instructor: Carol Krugman, MEd, CMP, CMM, is the Chair| Department of Hospitality, Tourism & Events and the Assistant Professor at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She has been organizing international meetings for over 25 years as a corporate marketing manager, association executive, senior manager for two global communications and experience marketing agencies and president of her own independent meeting management company. She is a frequent speaker on international meetings and is regarded as one of the industry’s top experts in cross-cultural planning, international meeting operations, risk assessment and crisis management.
Floor Plan Development Instructor: Charlotte Pearson, CEM, joined Freeman in 2011 as Senior Business Development Manager in the Freeman Las Vegas branch. Freeman is the premier provider of integrated marketing solutions for face-to-face events. Charlotte is responsible for sales management, strategic sales planning, and pre-show site/post-show support on over 30 tradeshows per year. Charlotte is an active member of IAEE since 1992 and is the current Chairperson of the CEM Commission. Charlotte also served on the IAEE Education Committee from 2008 through 2012 and was Chairperson in 2011. She is an educator on the CEM Faculty with IAEE and teaches several times a year in the United States and internationally in Taiwan, Korea and Azerbaijan.
Date: 8 April 2015
Courses: Event Marketing, Finance, Budgeting and Contracts and Selecting Service Contractors
Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Location: Co-Location with ASAE Springtime at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
Event Marketing Instructor: Donna Jarvis-Miller, CMP, CEM, is the Director, Membership Operations and Events of the American Public Human Services Association in Washington, D.C. Donna has nearly 20 years of experience in show production, exhibit and sponsorship sales and event and conference management. Her work with for-profit and not-for-profit organizations in sales and development has afforded her the opportunity to work in a wide variety of venues and events. She consistently builds relationships with vendors, marketing partners, exhibitors and association members to create synergies that become winning formulas for successful events.
Finance, Budgeting and Contracts Instructor: Robert (Bob) McLean, CPA, is PPAI’s executive vice president. He was hired in June 2008 as chief financial officer and is responsible for finance and administration, information technology and the Promotional Products Education Foundation. In October 2011, Bob was promoted to EVP and assumed responsibility for all revenue-producing products and services at PPAI. These include the business development, membership sales, trade shows, publications, and education and certification departments.
Selecting Service Contractors Instructor: Dennis Sharland, CEM is Senior Manager of Expositions and Advertising for the Air Force Association. He is a seasoned and certified trade show professional with almost 20 years of experience. He has had the opportunity to experience all sides of the industry in venues across the U.S., as well as Europe and Australia, on shows with as few as 20 exhibitors to those with more than 1,000. Dennis now manages two of the most well regarded trade shows in the aerospace and defense market, having taken them from floor plans printed on foam core and exhibit guides produced in-house to interactive floor plans that are available 24/7 and a professionally produced guide worthy of repeat sponsorship.
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