Have you heard about Expo! Expo! but never experienced it in person for yourself?

Are you a show organizer looking for new strategies and trends to integrate into your own event?

If so, you qualify to participate in IAEE’s First Timer ProgramIf you have never attended Expo! Expo! or have only attended Virtual Expo! Expo! in 2020, you cannot miss this opportunity to attend at a discounted price and immerse yourself in the networking events and learning sessions that will help guide your strategic planning process for the upcoming year.

If you or someone in your organization is perfect for this opportunity, contact Hannah Deters, CEM, Director of Events and Sustainability

Qualifications and parameters are subject to change.

What to Expect as a First Timer…

IAEE would love to welcome you as a new member to the organization and to Expo! Expo!. Your First Timer experience will include:

  • Full Access Registration to Expo! Expo! 2024 at a discounted price. (Valued at regular Member Rate of $969 USD)
    • Be Smart Rate (before 23 October): $299 USD 
    • Post Be Smart Rate (After 23 October): $499 USD 
  • Includes access to learning sessions, show floor, show floor learning theaters, opening reception, lunch on the show floor, general session, chapter receptions and closing event.
  • Virtual First Timer Orientation – Time and Date will be announced soon!
  • First Timer Breakfast on Tuesday, 17 December at 7:30 AM ET.
  • First Timer Reception on Wednesday, 18 December at 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM ET.
  • Access to the First Timer Lounge with complimentary refreshments.

Terms and Conditions

  • In order to qualify, accepted participants must maintain active membership with IAEE through January 2025.
  • Have never attended Expo! Expo! or have only attended Virtual Expo! Expo! in 2020.
  • Participants are required to attend:
    • Virtual First Timer Orientation – Time and Date will be announced soon!
    • First Timer Breakfast on Tuesday, 17 December at 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM ET.
    • First Timer Reception on Wednesday, 18 December at 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM ET.
  • Participants must visit the First Timer Lounge at least once during the Lounge’s operating hours.
  • Accepted participants must agree to schedule and must attend a minimum of four (4) appointments with exhibitors during the Expo! Expo! show floor hours.
  • Schedule an appointment to visit the Map Your Show booth during Expo! Expo! show floor hours. The total of four (4) appointments includes the appointment with Map Your Show.
  • Direct any questions related to the First Timer Program to Hannah Deters, CEM, Director, Events and Sustainability.
  • Buyers who do not meet the qualifying criteria will be given the opportunity to register as an attendee. 
  • IAEE reserves the right to limit the number of First Timer opportunities.
  • First Timer Program participants who do not meet the terms and conditions noted above, including the requirement to attend a minimum of four (4) exhibitor appointments while onsite, are subject to be charged for the full meeting registration rate of $769 USD.

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