DuBois, Breden, Gonzales join inaugural class.
DALLAS – The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) announces that President and CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA; Executive Vice President and COO Cathy Breden, CMP, CAE, CEM; and Director, Global Business Development Karen Gonzales, CMP have been inducted into the inaugural class of the Events Industry Council’s (EIC) Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) Fellows Programme.
The CMP Fellows Programme recognizes and rewards CMPs and/or Emeritus who continue to make a significant investment towards the betterment of the events industry and the community of people working within it. The program honors tenured CMPs who have made significant advancements in their careers, as well as significant contributions through service and education to the meetings and events industry.
“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I offer my sincerest congratulations to David, Cathy and Karen on this outstanding achievement,” said 2022 IAEE Chairperson Carrie Ferenac. “Given that Learning and Communities is one of the pillars in IAEE’s strategic plan, staff’s dedication to ongoing education reflects IAEE’s commitment to learning at all levels.”
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