Below you will find a list of recommended sessions and networking opportunities specifically for the young professional community. For session descriptions, please visit here.

Learning

Tuesday, 11 December

  • Creating A Reliable International Sales Network  | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (900 - 1000)
  • Sustainability: It's Not Just About Your Carbon Footprint | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (900 - 1000)
  • Customer Experience (CX): The Emotion Economy and What It Means for Your Events | 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM (1015 - 1115)
  • Inclusive XP: Designing Incredibly Welcoming Experiences | 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM (1015 - 1115)
  • Plan, Set, Show: A Six Sigma Lean Approach to Event Execution | 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM (1015 - 1115)
  • Behind the Scenes Tour of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (1100 - 1200)

Wednesday, 12 December

  • Young Professionals Buzz Session | 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM (800 - 915)
  • How Show Services and Organizers Can Work Together to Improve Exhibitor Experiences | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (930 - 1030)
  • XP Leadership by Design: Empower Yourself to Make Change | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (930 - 1030)
  • Transforming Teams: Tips for Improving Collaboration and Building Trust | 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (930 - 1030)

Thursday, 13 December

  • Activate Your Fans: The Comic Con Way | 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (900 - 945)
  • Differentiating Yourself from the Competition | 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (900 - 945)
  • Disrupt Your Event Experience | 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (900 - 945)
  • The Missing Piece of Leadership | 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (900 - 945)
  • CEIR DECODED for Young Professionals and Middle Management...Understanding What CEIR Offers and how CEIR Data Can Work for You | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (1000 - 1045)
  • Elevating Events with Pop Up Principles | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (1000 - 1045)
  • Effective Decision Making in a Complex Business World | 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM (1000 - 1045)
  • How to Think Like an Entrepreneur, No Matter Where You Work | 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (1100 - 1145)
  • Perspective Through a Leader's Lens: The Neuroscience of Experience | 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (1300 - 1345)
  • Sponsorships Proposals That Actually Work | 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (1300 - 1345)
  • The Future of Attendee Acquisition | 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (1300 - 1345)
  • The Power of Chatbots to Drive Event Experiences: Opportunities and Challenges | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (1400 - 1445)
  • Creating a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (1400 - 1445)
  • Work Rules & Jurisdictions: Why Should You Care? | 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM (1400 - 1445)
  • Content is the New Spam: Creating Messaging that Penetrates and Doesn't Annoy | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (1500 - 1545)
  • Unlock a Better Show Experience Through Journey Mapping | 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (1500 - 1545)
Young Professionals
Young Professionals

Networking

Monday, 10 December

  • YP Meet-Up | 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM (1800 - 1830)
  • YP Party | 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (1900 - 2200) | Ticketed Event - Limited Capacity

Tuesday, 11 December

  • Opening General Session and CEM Presentation | 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM (1300 - 1415)
  • Show Floor | 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM (1430 - 1730)
  • Chapter Receptions | 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (1730 - 1900)
  • YP Meet-Up | 5:45 PM - 6:15 PM (1745 - 1815)
  • New Orleans & Company Krewe Party | 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (1900 - 2100)

Wednesday, 12 December

  • New Orleans Photo Walk Tour | 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM (700 - 800)
  • General Session Keynote | 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM (1045 - 1145)
  • Show Floor | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (1200 - 1600)
  • YP Meet-Up | 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM (1630 - 1700)
  • Humanity Rocks: A Celebration with a Cause | 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM (2100 - 2400)

Thursday, 13 December

  • IAEE Annual Networking Luncheon and Award Presentation | 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (1145 - 1300)
  • Expociety - IAEE's Annual Closing Event | 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM (1545 - 1700)
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