Dave Weil

Dave Weil has over 30 years of experience in trade show, conference and event management in multiple industries from technology, healthcare and engineering.  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 tenue 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 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.  Dave and his wife Peggy are proud parents of their two daughters Michelle and Amanda.