Ian puts his almost 40 years of expertise working in the trade show and event industry to work by helping exhibition organizers, exhibitors and brand marketers reinforce their brand leadership and deliver on their events’ unique value proposition. He is a speaker at industry conferences and has been a faculty member at ExhibitorLive’s annual conference for over 25 years. As recent past chair of CEIR’s Research Council, Ian is deeply involved in guiding industry research. He was awarded IAEE’s Distinguished Services Award and holds an MBA from American University. In his free time, he enjoys travel, playing pickleball and tennis, reading, music, going to the movies and attending concerts (huge Elton fan!) and Broadway shows.