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David Dubois Takes Over as CEO and President of Exhibitor Group

David Dubois

Exhibition Group, a global provider of exhibition and event education, insights and commerce, hired David DuBois as the company’s new CEO and president, welcoming the 45-plus-year industry veteran to the position following his previous tenure as CEO and president of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE). 

DuBois, a well-respected industry visionary with an impressive track record of leadership, brings to Exhibitor Group a strategic awareness, wide-reaching network and a developed knowledge of the trade show and events sector that the company said “will be crucial to Exhibitor Group’s future growth and success” in a press release announcing DuBois’ appointment.

"We are incredibly excited to welcome David to the Exhibitor Group," said Mark Johnson, chairman of the board for IAEE. "David's leadership at IAEE, his profound industry knowledge and his passion for developing innovative strategies make him the ideal candidate to lead our organization into its next chapter. His commitment to the highest standards of customer service and operational excellence aligns perfectly with our company's values."

While leading IAEE, DuBois built partnerships that led to growth and “significant advances” for the association and overall meetings and events industry. In a statement, Dennis Smith, chairman of IAEE, said DuBois’ accomplishments “are testament to his skillful leadership and dedication to the exhibition industry,” and his innovative thinking is sure to make a “significant impact” at Exhibitor Group. 

"It's an honor to join the talented team at Exhibitor Group," DuBois said. "The company's reputation for providing unparalleled education, insights and commerce in the exhibition and events industry is well-known. I look forward to driving further innovation and extending our reach in the global marketplace."

DuBois will officially resume his new role October 1, 2023. 

This information is based on a press release from Exhibitor Group

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