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Planners of the Southwest Showcase have taken attendee and supplier feedback into consideration for planning the 2024 schedule. Plenty of time will be allotted for both formal breakouts as well as the kind of learning that comes from networking with our fellow planners and suppliers.

2024 Schedule - Coming Soon!

Certification Credits  - Southwest Showcase Attendees are eligible to earn five points toward the CAE (Certified Association Executive) designation or recertification, five hours towards the CMP (Certified Meeting Professional) designation, and five credit
hours towards the CEM (Certified In Exhibition Management) designation.


The TA DA of Teamwork: Succeeding During Change and Disruption

Joel Zeff
12:15 – 1:30 pm

 Joel Zeff creates energy. His spontaneous humor and vital messages have thrilled audiences for almost 25 years. As a national workplace expert, speaker, author and humorist, Joel captivates audiences with a unique blend of hilarious improvisational comedy and essential ideas on work and life. He has shared his experience and insight on collaboration, leadership, change, communication, innovation, fun and passion at more than 2,500 events. His book, Make the Right Choice: Creating a Positive, Innovative and Productive Work Life” is consistently listed as one of the top work/life balance books on Amazon. He has appeared on CNBC and featured in the Dallas Morning News, Houston Chronicle, The Kansas City Star, and many other media outlets. For more information, visit his web site at

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