Dave Weil

Dave Weil has over 32 years of experience in trade show, conference, and event management in multiple industries from technology, healthcare, and engineering. He currently serves as Vice President at Hall- Erickson managing over 35 tradeshows in engineering, technology, and healthcare industries.  Most recently, he oversaw SAE International engineering event department with over forty global events in the Mobility, Automotive and Aerospace Industry.  

Previously to SAE, Dave served as Vice President of Events at SmithBucklin managing hundreds of industry events, staff, and trade shows.  During Dave’s twenty-eight-year tenure at SmithBucklin he brought innovation, event strategy and growth to the clients he served. Dave started his trade show career with the general contractor United Exposition as an account executive.  

Dave is a member of International Association of Exposition and Events (IAEE) and served on the International Board of Directors from 2008 – 2013 and on a variety of committees for our industry. 

Dave has also received his CAE from the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). He has been published in a variety of hospitality articles and has participated as a speaker at a variety of industry events. 

He has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University, Bloomington in Management. Dave currently lives in Vernon Hills, IL.