200-plus Attendees Take Part in IAEE Women’s Leadership Forum
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events celebrated a sold-out Women’s Leadership Forum April 26 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
More than 200 attendees took part in this year’s event, which featured education sessions for women at all stages of their career.
“This year’s attendance reflects the overwhelming interest in programming addressing topics specific to female professionals,” said 2016 IAEE Chairperson Julie Smith, CEM, CTA.
She added, “We have received very positive feedback about the forum and look forward to creating another outstanding program for next year.”
Highlights from this year’s event include:
· Leadership Facilitator Sue Hershkowitz-Coore, CSP, who is an internationally recognized communications researcher and sales trainer, addressed how to create a professional VENEER that exudes confidence, authentic leadership and communication.
· Christine Hassler, former Hollywood agent and achievement addict turned best-selling author, speaker, retreat facilitator and consultant, spoke to attendees about understanding particular ways of considering or regarding attitudes and VIEWS.
· During the opening segment, the 2016 IAEE Woman of Achievement Award was presented to Jacqueline Russo, Vice President of Kuehne + Nagel, Inc.
· Jo Miller, CEO of Women’s Leadership Coaching, Inc. and creator of the Women’s Leadership Coaching® system, discussed tools to help show one’s importance, worth and VALUE.
· Shelley Row, speaker and coach working for top managers and leaders in data-driven fields, emphasized seeing things from a particular place and tips to position yourself in a positive VANTAGE.
· The program ended with an insightful interview by 2016 IAEE Chairperson Julie Smith, CEM, CTA with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, who shared stories that motivated and inspired the group to find their advocate VOICE in all they do.
HERE are some video highlights by CNTV.