Exceptional Value for Exceptional Professionals

CEMA is the premier professional community for industry-shaping corporate event marketing and industry solutions leaders, offering our members unparalleled access to expertise, unique experiences, and comprehensive resources.

What Sets CEMA Apart?

  • Members who are industry leading, senior corporate event marketing professionals
  • Content that focuses beyond execution to strategy, experience, and business impact
  • Practitioners who are shaping the next level of event marketing education and experience
  • Participation that is intimate, accessible, and manageable
  • High-value connections in a friendly, relaxed, non-selling environment

Why Join CEMA?

  • Share and learn from the best professionals in the business
  • Build and promote your personal, professional brand
  • Work side-by-side to develop innovative solutions to event challenges
  • Enjoy meaningful, high-value connections in a non-selling environment
  • Access comprehensive resources to get smarter about event approaches, technologies, and meaningful metrics

CEMA Opportunities:

Community Engagement

From Board and committee membership to event participation, CEMA has leadership and engagement opportunities to match your professional goals and schedule:

  • Planning Committees
  • Program Taskforces
  • Online Event Participation/Hosting
  • Surveys and Feedback

Education and Learning

  • Cross-sector collaboration with members to create forward-thinking experiences
  • Cutting-edge content that supports your professional and personal growth
  • Accessible, searchable, and easily identified learning applications and learning outcomes
  • Access to Event Leadership Institute’s extensive library of 260 video modules and webinars at no additional cost, along with a 20% discount on certificate courses. Click Member Access – CEMA Online to login

Thought Leadership

  • Exchange and share top-of-mind challenges with your peers
  • Tap into our substantial industry brain trust to crowdsource ideas and solutions
  • Share ideas, best practices and innovative solutions through digital engagement, focus groups, meetups, and our signature CEMA Summit event
  • Raise your personal thought leadership profile by authoring contributed articles, cases and whitepapers

Sharing and Innovation

  • Leverage the wealth of resources from our member community
  • Participate in the industry’s premier forums for peer-to-peer learning, making high-value connections, and sharing best practices and ideas
  • Join or lead informal monthly events, like CEMA Connects, that provide an open forum for discussion of current topics and problem solving
  • Stay abreast of innovative ideas and creative thinking through our monthly newsletters


Education and Learning

  • Make a strategic move with CEMA’s premier sponsorship and branding opportunities
  • Get high-level exposure and direct access to senior-level event
    marketing professionals who are responsible for program strategy,
    management and measurement
  • Enhance relationships with your partners and clients with opportunities to share ideas in informal, non-selling environments

CEMA Summit

CEMA Summit is the premier event marketing industry event. Here a few of the opportunities it offers:

  • Learn from top notch event professionals and industry experts; discover new event marketing technologies and explore new ways to measure event performance.
  • Gain knowledge and best practices that will help you and your event marketing efforts be more effective.
  • Celebrate the event marketing profession, with your peers, partners, and friends.