CEM (Certified in Exhibition Management®) Courses

The Certified in Exhibition Management® (CEM) designation is a globally recognized designation that demonstrates the highest professional standard throughout the exhibitions and events management arena. It was first created in 1975 to raise professional standards in the event industry and it continues to be the premier mark of professional achievement.  The CEM Learning Program is taught by practicing industry professionals who have earned their CEM designation. They bring their real-life experience and years of industry knowledge and skills into the classroom and straight to you! Bring you learning to life by attending courses held during Expo! Expo! You do not have to be registered for the Expo! Expo! Annual Meeting and Exhibition to attend CEM courses held during the event, but separate registrations are necessary. 

Sunday, 3 December

CEM-AP: Leading & Negotiating for Success
Instructor: Dr. Sam Potolicchio | Register Now

Event Operations
Instructors: Ryan Lovell, CEM-AP
and Jim Letchworth, CEM | Register Now

Finance, Budgeting & Contracts
Instructor: Bob McLean, CPA, CAE, CEM | Register Now

Neuroscience of Exhibitions & Events
Instructor: Janet Sperstad, CMP-F | Register Now

Monday, 4 December

CEM-AP: Leading & Negotiating for Success
Instructor: Dr. Sam Potolicchio | Register Now

Event Marketing
Instructor: Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes, CEM | Register Now

Exhibition & Event Sales
Instructor: Rich Vallaster, CEM, DES | Register Now

Selecting Service Contractors
Instructor: Catherine Mellett, CEM | Register Now

Certified in Exhibition Management – Advanced Professional

The Certified in Exhibition Management Advanced Professional certification program (CEM-AP) is for CEMs with at least 10 years of industry experience who have acquired 30 education/leadership credits (through a combination of leadership activities and industry-related continuing education). Applicants must complete one mandatory two-day course which will be taught by Dr. Sam Potolicchio. Dr. Potolicchio is President of the Preparing Global Leaders Forum and Distinguished Professor/Vice Dean of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.

You do not need to be registered for Expo! Expo! to attend, but separate registration is required.

3 – 4 December
CEM-AP Leading and Negotiating for Success with Dr. Sam Potolicchio | Register Now