Karen Gonzales, CMP joined the staff of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) as its director of partnership relations. In this role, she will assist with selling exhibit space for Expo! Expo!—IAEE’s annual meeting and exhibition—and manage the sponsorship and advertising programs for IAEE, as well as fundraising for Exhibitions Mean Business. Gonzales will also engage in outreach and attendee acquisition for the Center for Exhibition Industry Research Foundation’s initiatives. Gonzales’ previous experience includes serving as VP of business development for the Association Forum in Chicago and executive VP of sales development for Destinations International.