What's New in 2017?
We heard from you and wanted to bring your suggestions and improvements to life! From last year's post show survey, you wanted out of the box programming and sessions focused more on innovation and data. Check out what all is lined up for you at Expo! Expo! this year!
Tech Start Up Competition | Wednesday, 29 Nov | 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Now in its third year, the Expo! Expo! Start Up Program is adding a pitch competition. In this newly redesigned program, it’s the battle of the future! The latest event technology and products will compete for recognition in the industry and of course, bragging rights! Who will come out victorious? For a complete program and judging, click here.
Communal Networking Experience | Thursday, 30 Nov | 1:00 - 3:30 PM
Tiny is the new big! Grow your brain in just 15 minutes! Yes, you read that right. We're giving you bite-sized education sessions in a casual, laidback environment. Get your questions and listening ears ready because these micro-learning experiences will feature:
- Ask the Data Expert
- Ask the Techie
- Ask the App Expert
- Ask the EIC Hall of Leader
- Ask the Experience Expert
- Relationship Selling with Personality
- Productivity: Getting You From Here to There
- Standout Teams Can't Stand Alone
- Energy, Expansion, Excellence...Igniting the Inner Winner Leader in You
- Creating Amazing Customer ServiceThrough Employee Engagement
- Tech Uses Cases
Women's Leadership Experience | Tuesday, 28 Nov | 9:00 - 11:15 AM
Network with women from all career levels, combat unconscious bias and learn how to further your career while also balancing your life along the way.
9:00 – 9:05
Welcome remarks from the sponsor and emcee Nancy DeBrosse, CMP, Senior Vice President, Strategic Account Management, Experient
9:05 – 9:45
Keynote Speaker: Emilie Aires, Founder and CEO, Bossed Up
COMBAT UNCONSCIOUS BIAS: Understanding Second-Generation Gender Bias
9:45 – 10:45
Panel Discussion led by Carrie Ferenac, President and Co-Founder Convention News Television (CNTV)
Discussions will hit heavy topics including negotiating your wants and needs, getting everything done in a day and feeling successful day in and day out. Panelists include:
- Karen Williams, President & CEO, Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau
- Jenna Saucedo-Herrera, President & Chief Executive Officer, San Antonio Economic Development Foundation
- Maria Garcia, Vice President of Community Engagement, CPS Energy
10:45 – 11:15
Life Hack A Thon Activity
Participate in this interactive activity to help collect as many life tips that will be shared with all attendees to make life easier.
To register for this event, please contact Marsha Flanagan as space is limited! (must be registered for full meeting).
Pit Stop Sessions | Tuesday, 28 Nov | 2:45 - 4:25 PM
Formerly Campfire Sessions, Pit Stop Sessions is a quick-fire learning session on the show floor where attendees can learn life hacks and receive tips for a better work life. Not only can you walk the industry's most diverse trade show floor, but also experience 10 minute Buzzfeed-like education sessions. Pit Stop Sessions include:
- Busy by Design: 10 Ways To Be More Productive and Less Stressed
- Experiential Storytelling
- 10 Tips to A Better LinkedIn Profile
- Pitch the Press
Tech Huddles | Tuesday, 28 Nov | 9:00 - 12:00 PM
Join these short 10 minute, real-life use case presentations from IAEE technology partners defining their company’s role in the delivery of IAEE’s strategic goals for Expo! Expo!. You'll have to opportunity to network and meet with:
- Smart City Networks
- On Services, a GES Company
- a2z, Inc.
- Conference i/o
CEM Spotlight Area
Are you part of the this distinguished groups of professionals with their Certified in Exhibition Management designation? Would you like to learn more about this globally recognized designation? Perhaps you’d like to meet other CEMs and discover what makes the CEM community so special? Visit the special CEM area in the lobby of the Henry B Gonzalez Convention Center and take part in activities, meet fellow and new CEMs and learn how you can join to become Certified in Exhibition Management.