David Korse, president of IDG World Expo Corp., was elected chairman for 2006. Korse succeeds Paul Dykstra, president-CEO of GES Exposition Services. Brian Tully, senior VP of the Food Marketing Institute, becomes vice chairman. Nancy Hasselback, president-CEO of Diversified Business Communications, was elected secretary-treasurer.
The CEIR and IAEM boards have agreed to finalize the legal documents for their merger.