APEX Standards Committee

bout the APEX Standards Committee

The APEX Standards Committee leads the charge of promoting the development and use of voluntary best practices that improve efficiency, effectiveness and professionalism. This includes updates and maintenance of existing APEX resources and identifying areas of new activity.  

The purpose of the committee is to advance CIC's goal of promoting best practices and voluntary standards that:

  • Improve the business results of conventions, exhibitions, meetings and events
  • Enhance the professionalism of the event planning processes
  • Address knowledge gaps and resource needs affecting in the collective industry

Committee Members

 MaryAnne Bobrow  Soyoung Boo  Brett Krafft
MaryAnne Bobrow, CAE, CMP, CMM, CHE
Bobrow Associates, Inc.
(Immediate Past Chair) 
Soyoung Boo
George Washington University 
Brett Krafft, CMP
Hilton Anatole Hotel 
 Miguel Neves  Michael Owen  John Rissi
Miguel Neves
IMEX Group
Michael Owen
EventGenuity LLC
John Rissi
 Stuart Ruff  Christine "Shimo" Shimasaki  
Stuart Ruff, CMP
The Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.
Christine "Shimo" Shimasaki, CMP
 Todd Walton
Intrinsic Event Tehcnologies