IAEE, International Association of Exhibition and Event was first created in 1975, to raise professional standards in the event industry and it continues to be the premier mark of professional achievement. IAEE has created “Certified in Exhibition Management™ (CEM)” designation and is a globally recognized designation that demonstrates the highest professional standard throughout the exhibition and event management arena.
WHAT IS THE CEM DESIGNATION?
The Certified in Exhibition Management™ (CEM) designation is a globally recognized designation that demonstrates the highest professional standard throughout the exhibition and event management arena. It was first created in 1975 to raise professional standards in the event industry and it continues to be the premier mark of professional achievement.
The CEM designation accommodates short and long-term career goals with an education that can be tailored to meet specific needs and interests. The designation is obtained by completion of nine courses offered through on-location classrooms and online formats. The CEM Learning Program is offered in a variety of countries, such as the United States, Canada, Brazil, China, India, Korea, Mexico, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Spain, Taiwan, and Thailand.
· Emphasis on practical knowledge
· Education program first and a designation program second
· Curricula must reflect the latest thinking in exhibitions and events management
· Maintain the highest standards for individuals who earn the CEM designation so they are recognized as knowledgeable and dedicated professionals with a long-term commitment to the exhibitions and events industry
The CEM Learning Program is taught by practicing industry professionals who have earned their CEM designation. They bring their real-life experience and years of industry knowledge and skills into the classroom and straight to you! Today more than 2,600 active CEMs around the world make up the CEM Network which serves as a leading channel for communication, ideas, thought leadership, industry recognition and promotion.