ICCA honours IEEE’s Marie Hunter with the Global Influencer Award

IEEE's Marie Hunter was honoured by ICCA at this year's IMEX.

Marie Hunter, managing director of IEEE Conferences, Events & Experiences, was named the 2024 Global Influencer by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).

Before her tenure at IEEE, Hunter was the founder and managing director of The Iconic Group, where she developed innovative marketing and business strategies that have served global brands.

“The ICCA Global Influencer Awards is the time of year when we recognise a member of our community who has demonstrated excellence and dedication to serving the meetings and events community,” said Senthil Gopinath, CEO of ICCA.

“Marie Hunter is a talented professional whose career has spanned several decades. She has deep experience in a multitude of areas within the industry, including strategic planning, management, leadership, and operations. We’re proud to award her the Global Influencer Award at IMEX this year.”

Marta Gomes, ICCA’s president, said Hunter’s years of leadership, dedication to innovation and wide range of experience in so many areas of the meetings and events space, make her an exemplary choice for this year’s Global Influencer Award.

“Marie’s reputation as a multifaceted, visionary leader and innovator across the board make her an inspiration to all of us in the industry,” she said.