DALLAS - Beginning today, International Association of Exhibitions and EventsTM (IAEE) professionals, who are also Hilton HHonors members, can visit the Redemption Mall to register for upcoming IAEE events using HHonors points.  With more than 8,300 IAEE members globally, event and meeting professionals have a great opportunity to take advance of networking and educational opportunities at the following upcoming events:

CEM Learning Program
The Certified in Exhibition Management (CEM) designation is the premier designation for exhibitions and events industry professionals. The CEM designation accommodates short- and long-term career goals with education that can be tailored to meet specific needs and interests.

Dates: Various. http://www.iaee.com/file.download.php?id=895.
Location: Various and online

Registration: www.iaee.com/cem


IAEE Women's Leadership Forum
New this year is the IAEE Women's Leadership Forum. The event targets female professionals in the exhibition and events industry with a day-long workshop focused on topics ranging from career development, communication, negotiation and balancing your work and life as a woman in the exhibitions and events industry.

Date: 30 May 2013
Location: Washington, D.C.
Registration: http://www.iaee.com/events--education/womens-leadership-forum/


IAEE Sales Academy
A two day boot camp, the IAEE Sales Academy addresses all three areas necessary for success--attitude, behavior and technique. The participant-centric boot camp-partly motivational, partly instructional-provides attendees with the concept, knowledge and understanding of the topic as it applies to their selling environment.

Dates: 29-30 May 2013
Location: Washington, D.C.

Registration: http://www.iaee.com/events--education/sales-academy/


IAEE Marketing Academy
The Marketing Academy was created to empower mid-level marketing professionals to further their education with relevant marketing themes. The Marketing Academy is a balance of foundational marketing practices infused with cutting-edge marketing education.

Dates: 29-30 May 2013
Location: Washington, D.C.
Registration: http://www.iaee.com/events--education/marketing-academy/


IAEE President and CEO David DuBois, CMP, CAE, FASAE, CTA, said, "Our partnership with Hilton HHonors makes perfect sense, and we are excited to offer this valuable redemption program to our members so that they can use their hard-earned HHonors Points for IAEE's programs and services to further enhance their businesses and careers."

"Hilton Worldwide understands the important role that IAEE holds in the meetings industry and is pleased to be able support an organization that brings positive value to those who plan, produce and service exhibitions and events around the world," Larry Luteran, senior vice president, group sales and industry relations, Hilton Worldwide.

For more information on this program, contact IAEE Vice President, Marketing and Communications Susan Brower, CMM, CCP.

About IAEE
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.

Dasha Ross
Director, Portfolio Communication, Hilton Worldwide
(703) 883-5805

Susan Brower
CMM, CCP, Vice President, Marketing & Communications IAEE
+1 (972) 687.907

About Hilton Honors
Hilton Honors is the award-winning guest-loyalty program for Hilton’s 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,100 properties with nearly 838,000 rooms in 103 countries and territories. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose nearly any combination of Points and money to book a stay, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else and free standard Wi-Fi. Members also enjoy popular digital tools available exclusively through the industry-leading Hilton Honors app, where Hilton Honors members can check-in, choose their room and access their room using a Digital Key. With more than 69 million members, Hilton Honors offers hundreds of ways to earn and redeem Points. Members can redeem their Points for free nights, premium merchandise, items on Amazon Shop with Points; make charitable contributions or gain access to unique events through the Hilton Honors auction platform (honors.com/auctions), such as exclusive artist experiences and hotel concert events with Live Nation®, or race experiences with the McLaren-Honda Formula 1 team. The program is free to join, and travelers may enroll online by visiting www.HiltonHonors.com or connect with Hilton Honors at news.hiltonhonors.com.

About Hilton
Hilton (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, with a portfolio of 14 world-class brands comprising more than 5,300 properties with more than 856,000 rooms, in 105 countries and territories. Hilton is dedicated to fulfilling its mission to be the world’s most hospitable company by delivering exceptional experiences – every hotel, every guest, every time. The company's portfolio includes Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Canopy by Hilton, Curio Collection by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Tapestry Collection by Hilton, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton by Hilton, Tru by Hilton, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton Honors. Hilton Honors members who book directly through preferred Hilton channels have access to instant benefits, including a flexible payment slider that allows members to choose exactly how many Points to combine with money, an exclusive member discount that can’t be found anywhere else, and free standard Wi-Fi. Visit newsroom.hilton.com for more information and connect with Hilton on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.