Expo! Expo! IAEE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition brings the exhibitions ecosystem together for their mutual benefit through content, community and connections. This year, IAEE will offer two separate learning experiences, one held in-person in Philadelphia, PA USA and one digital. Whether attending in-person or digitally, these sessions will provide participants with the tools they need to plan and manage successful exhibitions for years to come. 


  • Advocacy 
  • Attendee and Exhibitor Acquisition and Retention 
  • COVID-19 
  • Data 
  • Research and Trends 
  • Digital Event Management 
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion 
  • Event and Show Design 
  • Event and Show Strategy 
  • Event and Show Technology 
  • Global Business
  • Leadership and Management 
  • Marketing and Communications 
  • Partner Sales and Sponsorships 
  • Safety, Security and Risk Management 
  • Wellness

On-Demand Sessions are available for full meeting attendees (both in-person and digital) until 31 January 2022. Visit the digital platform powered by Swapcard to view.


You can earn up to 11.5 CE credits with in-person and digital education sessions.

Digital only attendees can earn up to 3.5 CE credits.


Expo! Expo! In-Person | 7-8 December

The content exchange and networking with your peers will help you to plan for success even in uncertain times. And you get access to the full digital experience too.
With a focus on topics that are top of mind for decision makers, high level sessions will cover strategic skills needed for leaders and companies to respond to future challenges and weather crisis including:

  • cultivating content; 
  • communication and community; 
  • building networks with partners, exhibitors and attendees; and 
  • leading internal teams with empathy and optimism.

This is your opportunity to speak peer-to-peer with your community and to continue fostering relationships and experiencing lessons learned from those who have been directly impacted in the last 18 months.

Expo! Expo! Digital | 7-9 December

Expo! Expo! streamed general sessions and mobile exhibitor interviews from the show floor on 7-8 December, along with pre-recorded content focused on event operations as well as global perspectives on 9 December, will round out the content experience. Sessions will focus on personal development as well as professional sessions diving into attendee acquisition and engagement, partner ROI, data analytics, departmental alignment and more. 
Exhibitor-driven interviews from the show floor will provide overviews of new products and services, and dedicated hours are planned for attendees to learn about solutions being offered by exhibiting companies, connected digitally via IAEE's MarketHub. Finally, the in-person Tech Theatre sessions will be recorded and housed on the IAEE Expo! Expo! digital platform.