By Nicole Bowman, MBA, CEM, and tradeshowexecutive.com
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) announced the departure of current President and CEO, David DuBois, CMP-F, CAE, FASAE, CTA, effective October 1, 2023. DuBois is leaving his position earlier than anticipated due to a new opportunity presented that he has accepted at Exhibitor Group.
“I could not be happier for David and his new role,” said IAEE Chairperson of the Board Dennis Smith. “David has worked tirelessly for the past 11 years to keep IAEE relevant in the global exhibitions and events industry and has always held the best interests of our members in mind on a daily basis.”
The IAEE Board of Directors has retained SearchWide Global, a full-service executive search firm that specializes in C-level positions in the event, convention, travel, tourism, hospitality, trade association, venue management, and experiential marketing industries. Interested individuals are encouraged to review the job description and application process on the SearchWide Global site by clicking here.
Exhibitor Group is a provider of education, commerce, and insights for the global events industry and offers solutions and services for exhibitors to generate more success at events through its Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) program, EXHIBITORLIVE, the annual trade show, and its bi-monthly EXHIBITOR magazine.
Nicole Bowman, MBA, CEM, is Vice President, Marketing and Communications at IAEE.