The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has named its 2015 class of "20 Under 30" honorees, it announced yesterday. Young exhibition and event organizers whose companies might not support their attendance IAEE's Expo! Expo! Annual Meeting & Exhibition, taking place Dec. 1-3 in Baltimore, honorees will receive complimentary registration, as well as lodging for three nights and formal recognition during the IAEE Annual Networking Luncheon and Awards Presentation.
"We are proud of the level of involvement we have from young professionals in our organization as well as across the overall industry," said IAEE President and CEO David DuBois. "Today's young professionals will be tomorrow's leaders, so it is very important to IAEE to contribute to their training and development. It is a wonderful opportunity and win-win situation for us all."
This year's "20 Under 30" honorees are:
• Sharae Bennett, Convention Marketing Coordinator, National Association of Broadcasters
• Lindsay Berezan, Administrative Assistant, ConvExx
• Justin Courtney, Exhibits Coordinator, Society for Mining Metallurgy & Exploration
• Catalina Damian, Sponsorship Manager, Corcoran Expositions
• Brittany Doyle, Project and Event Manager, Solar Energy Trade Shows LLC
• Elizabeth George, Digital Product Specialist, Informa Global Exhibitions
• Alexandra Gonzalez, Show Manager, Latin Auto Parts Expo, Latin Expo Group LLC
• Tiffany Hale, Events Manager, Expo, National FFA Organization
• Jackie Horn, Exhibitor Services Coordinator, NBM Inc.
• Catherine Hunter, Events Coordinator, SmithBucklin
• Jordan King, Operations Coordinator, dmg::events
• Krista LeMoine, Associate Operations Manager, Informa Exhibitions US
• LaShanna Mackey, Exhibits Associate, American Association for Cancer Research
• Megan Miglautsch, Latin America Marketing Manager, Association of Equipment Manufacturers
• Fabian Quinonez, Marketing & Operations Assistant, Premiere Show Group
• Melanie Shanfield, Event Coordinator, SmithBucklin
• Kaitlin Simonfay, Associate Manager, Trade Show Operations, Global Pet Expo
• Becca Sizemore, Convention Operations Coordinator, National Association of Broadcasters
• Lisa Trinh, Operations Coordinator, Emerald Expositions
• Jessie Wolfe, Marketing Coordinator, National Trade Productions Inc.
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