Sign in or Register
 
 
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!
CMW hears from global associations about how best to handle the impact the...
More
The director of Reed's giant EIBTM MICE event in Barcelona, Graeme...
More
CMW catches up with Pacific World and finds the newly-expanded company has...
More


Exhibition World Issue 77
Issue 77
Supplement: Basque Country
Supplement: Turkey
FORT WORTH CVB CEO RESIGNS TO BECOME PRESIDENT AT INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS
posted on: 2/8/2012 11:16:35
David Dubois

AMERICAS - The President and CEO of the Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau (FWCVB), in Texas, David DuBois, has resigned in order to take up a President post at the Dallas-based International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE).

DuBois will commence the new position on 4 October after current IAEE President Steven Hacker, who has been with the association since 1992, retires.
 
"IAEE is fortunate to have enjoyed a lengthy CEO transition period, which permitted us to engage in a comprehensive national search for our next CEO and ensure a seamless leadership transition,” says IAEE Chair, Doreen Biela. “We are confident that David will provide us with the same kind of creative, enthusiastic, and effective leadership that we have enjoyed for so long."
 
Dubois has previously held high-level in hotel groups Sheraton and Ritz-Carlton, as well as with the Professional Convention Management Association and Meeting Professionals International.
 
As President and CEO of the FWCVB, a position he has held since 2007, Dubois also served as Chairperson of the Dallas/Fort Worth Area Tourism Council’s Board of Directors.

"I have happily spent over 34 years in the hospitality industry and I count my years in Fort Worth as some of the most gratifying," DuBois says.

Chairman of the FWCVB’s Board and GM of the Worthington Renaissance Hotel, Bob Jameson, says: "In his five-and-a-half-year tenure as our president and CEO, David has taken the level of professionalism, results and successful partnership at the FWCVB to new levels.”

IAEE, founded in 1928, is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry worldwide, with some 20,000 members including organisers, exhibitors and suppliers.

Any conference-related news? Email sarah@mashmedia.net

Print:
Email:
Share article:
COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?
LATEST NEWS
AMERICAS - The Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau (PHLCVB) has received accreditation renewal from the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP).

EUROPE - A host of key players in the incentive, reward and recognition industry have signed up to exhibit at the inaugural Motivate Europe Live exhibition.

MPI INTRODUCES FIRST EMEC HOSTED BUYER PROGRAMME
posted on: 22/10/2014 11:25:08
EUROPE - Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is launching a hosted buyer programme at the 2015 edition of its European Meeting and Event Conference (EMEC).

CVENT RELEASES NEXT GENERATION APP ONARRIVAL
posted on: 22/10/2014 11:01:37
WORLD - Cloud-based event management platform Cvent has announced major upgrades to its mobile application for planners.

MIDDLE EAST - Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) has announced it has won bids to host 10 new international congresses at the venue from 2015-2018.