Schedule at a Glance

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All activities at Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center unless otherwise noted. The Headquarters Hotel is Marriott Rivercenter.
This schedule is subject to change.

Sunday, 26 November 2017

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Registration

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Exhibitor Move-In 
(400 sq. ft. or larger exhibits only)

Monday, 27 November 2017

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration
First Aid

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Exhibitor Move-In

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

CEIR Board of Directors (Marriott Rivercenter)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Board of Directors Lunch (Marriott Rivercenter)

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Speaker Check-in & Ready Room

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

IAEE Board of Directors (Marriott Rivercenter)

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CEM Faculty Training
Chapter Leaders Forum (Separate Registration Required)
Sponsored by: Synchronicities

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CEM Commission Meeting
IAEE Young Professionals Committee (Marriott Rivercenter)
MATSO Council

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

First Timers Networking Program
Sponsored by Shepard Exposition Services

5:45 PM

Transportation for:
- CEM Faculty Dinner
- Industry Leadership Dinner
(Return service will be provided)

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

CEM Faculty Dinner (Boudros)
By Invitation Only

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Industry Leadership Dinner (Location TBA)
Sponsored by Orange County Convention Center

6:45 PM

Transportation for IAEE Young Professionals Party

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

First Timers Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Shepard Exposition Services

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

IAEE Young Professionals Party (Location TBA)
Sponsored by GES

9:30 PM - 11:00 PM

LGBTQ Meet-Up (Marriott Rivercenter)

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Registration
First Aid
Art of the Show Gallery
Speaker Check-In & Ready Room

7:30 AM - 2:30 PM 

Wellness Center with Massages by Body Works
Summit Club
Sponsored by New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and the New Orleans Morial Convention Center
Member Services
Tech Swim Up Bar
Gift of Service Activation

7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Hosted Buyer Lounge (By Invitation Only)
Sponsored by Visit Dallas

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Exhibitor Move-In

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Maximizing Your Experience During Expo! Expo! and Membership with IAEE

8:30 AM - 11:15 AM

20 Under 30 Orientation

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

SISO Board of Directors

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

One-on-One Resumes (Separate Registration Required)

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Public/Consumer Events Meeting

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Asia Exhibition Council

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Education

9:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Women's Leadership Experience
Sponsored by Experient

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Education

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Hosted Buyer Orientation (By Invitation Only)
Sponsored by Visit Dallas

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

CEIR & SISO Joint Session (By Invitation Only)
Sponsored by TAITRA

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Opening General Session and CEM Class of 2017 Presentation
Doors Open at 12:45 PM

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Expo! Expo!
- Campfire Sessions
- Meet Up Pavilion
Sponsored by Visit Houston
- Tech StartUp Pavilion and Theatre
Sponsored by Visit Austin

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

International Reception

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

IAEE Chapter Receptions

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Opening Fiesta (Merida Plaza & Grotto at Henry B. Gonzales)
Sponsored by Synchronicities

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration
First Aid
Art of the Show Gallery
Speaker Check-In & Ready Room

7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Hosted Buyer Lounge (By Invitation Only)
Sponsored by Visit Dallas

7:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Wellness Center with Massages by Body Works
Summit Club
Sponsored by New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and New Orleans Morial Convention Center
Member Services
Tech Swim Up Bar
Gift of Service Activation

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

One-on-One Resumes (Separate Resgitration Required)

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Executive Breakfast (Location TBA)
Sponsored by Synchronicities

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Education

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM

General Session Keynote

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Expo! Expo!
- Campfire Sessions
- Meet Up Pavilion
Sponsored by Visit Houston
-Tech StartUp Pavilion and Theatre
Sponsored by Visit Austin

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Expo! Expo! Luncheon (In Exhibit Hall)

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Behind the Scenes Tour of Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Expo! Expo! Partner Reception
Hosted by the IAEE Board of Directors (Location TBA)

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hosted Buyer Reception (By Invitation Only)
Sponsored by Visit Dallas

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Exhibitor Move-Out

4:30 PM - 9:00 PM 

Exhibitor Hospitality Hours

9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Humanity Rocks: A Celebration with a Cause (Aztec Theatre)
Founding Sponsor: GES

Thursday, 30 November 2017

7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Hosted Buyer Lounge (By Invitation Only)
Sponsored by Visit Dallas

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Registration

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wellness Center with Massages by Body Works
Summit Club
Sponsored by New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and New Orleans Morial Convention Center
Member Services
Tech Swim Up Bar
Speaker Check-ins & Ready Room
Gift of Service Activation
First Aid

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Education

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Education

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

IAEE Annual Networking Luncheon and Awards Presentation
Doors Open at 11:15 AM
Sponsored by New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau and New Orleans Morial Convention Center

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

One-on-One Resumes (Separate Registration Required)

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Learning and Networking Experience

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Break

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Learning and Networking Experience

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Expociety - IAEE's Annual Closing Event
Grand Prize Winner Announced at Closing Event

Friday, 1 December 2017

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

CEM Continental Breakfast

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

CEM Program - Five (5) Concurrent Courses
Title Sponsor: Freeman

At-a-Glance

Expo! Expo! Trade Show Hours
Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center

Tue, 28 November 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed, 29 November 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm