Events Industry Council announces 2022 board

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Amy Calvert, CEO of the EIC. Photo: EIC

The Events Industry Council (EIC) has announced its 2022 Board of Directors. Cathy Breden, executive vice-president and COO at the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE)  and CEO of the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) will act as chair. She supports EIC’s CEO, Amy Calvert, and EIC’s standing committees and taskforces in creating new research and products to support the global events industry in its recovery. 

Breden will also be responsible for the EIC’s progress towards its Vision 2025 and will focus on growing the Council’s membership internationally where there is opportunity to implement its education, certification, and accreditation programmes.

The EIC Board is comprised of nominated members of the overall Events Industry Council that consists of more than 30 organisations in the events industry.

Commenting on her appointment, Breden said: „Over the past year, I have seen firsthand how the guidance and information published by the EIC has benefited the global events sector in its recovery. I would personally like to thank the entire 2021 board, in particular Mark Cooper and Paul Van Deventer, for their dedication in what has been a tremendously challenging time for us all.“

Amy Calvert, CEO of the EIC said: „I would like to thank the 2021 Board of Directors for their tireless efforts in supporting and guiding the EIC through what has been another uncertain year for the industry. In 2021, we had a number of significant successes, launching valuable resources and programmes to further develop and support our industry in its recovery.“

The full list of 2022 board members

2022 Board of Directors Officers:

2022 Board of Directors:

Continuing their terms on the Board of Directors are:

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