April 27, 2020

IAEE Joins Go LIVE Together Coalition to Protect the Trade Show and Live Events Industry

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has announced that it has joined Go LIVE Together as a founding partner. The coalition represents over 4,000 companies across the country to support legislative initiatives to help support the industry's recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

David Dubois, IAEE President & CEO, says:

“The irrefutable value of the face-to-face meetings industry is reflected by its year-over-year growth in the U.S. and global economies. The exhibitions and events industry is suffering a devastating setback from the effects of COVID-19 but is poised to make a comeback once circumstances allow. In the meantime, our industry needs the support of the federal government so that we may mitigate the immediate impact of this crisis.”

Read IAEE's press release here.