IAEE Renews Agreement with SACEOS
Tuesday, January 29, 2013, the International Association of Exhibitions and Events™ (IAEE) announces it has renewed its agreement with the Singapore Association of Convention & Exhibition Organisers & Suppliers (SACEOS) during the inaugural MICE Connect event last week in Singapore. Both the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and SACEOS are very supportive partners of IAEE and they represent Singapore’s leading exhibition organizers as well as the suppliers of facilities and services.
IAEE President and CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA, participated in a panel discussion prior to the agreement signing to extend IAEE’s partnership with the intention of continued collaboration and information sharing on all products, services, meetings, and events that are offered by SACEOS and IAEE.
IAEE Asia Exhibition Council Chairman and Immediate Past President of SACEOS, Edward Liu said, "We are excited to continue our positive relationship with IAEE and look forward to expanding our efforts as they are mutually beneficial. Our collaboration will provide members of both organizations a multitude of opportunities to further enhance and develop their careers in the exhibitions and events industry for their long-term success."
As part of the agreement, IAEE recognizes SACEOS as a CEM licensee to provide the certification to exhibition and event industry professionals in Singapore. Both organizations will share research, data and information as well as create jointly sponsored activities and events to encourage interaction and participation between the leaders and members of each organization.
DuBois said, "I am very proud that IAEE has extended its agreement with SACEOS. This collaboration underscores a key objective of IAEE’s strategic mission of continuing to engage international organizations and members to create paths for members to succeed on a global basis."
Trusted since 1928, IAEE provides quality and value to its members through leadership, service, education and strong relationships. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world, with a membership of show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers. Organizers of more than 20,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world are members of IAEE. Through the 2006 consolidation with the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR), IAEE delivers valuable industry research reports. IAEE also supports the IAEE Public Events Council, The International Center for Exhibitor and Event Marketing, and the Exhibition and Event Industry Audit Commission, which are IAEE councils that provide trusted resources to members. IAEE recognizes its strategic partners: American Airlines, ASP, Inc., Bearcom, Mexico Tourism Board, New Orleans Morial Convention Center, New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau, Orange County Convention Center and Visit Orlando, Vertical Nerve, Inc. and VoiceLogic. Visit www.iaee.com for more information.
Over the past 34 years, SACEOS has contributed significantly to making the best events venue for Asia. Dedicated to shaping the future of Singapore’s exhibitions, conventions and meeting industry, SACEOS works closely with the Singapore Government to chart the industry’s growth path and further the island state’s position as an International Exhibition City and Regional Convention Hub in Asia. With its commitment to excellence, SACEOS has developed a strong education and training program to ensure service quality for all events held in Singapore. In 2001, SACEOS was the first in the world to launch a set of technical references to raise the professionalism within the exhibition industry. SACEOS has also established a strong international network, which provides global connections for its members.
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