Code of Ethics


AEMI is an international institute dedicated to promoting the goals of professional event management. IAEM sponsors the Certified Event Manage (CEM) and Associate Event Manager (AEM) Program to maintain professionalism through the certification process.

The Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct must be embraced and upheld by all individuals who are awarded the CEM/AEM designation. The promise to uphold the Code signifies the assumption that the event manager will act prudently and responsibly beyond the requirements of law and codes.

The Code embodies the certification program philosophy and objectives. Each CEM/AEM promises to:


Maintenance of public trust and confidence is central to the effectiveness of the Event Management Profession. The members adhere to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct. This Code of Ethics for the AEMI members reflects the spirit and proper conduct dictated by the conscience of society and commitment to the well-being of all.  The members abide by the Instiituteí»s core values of RESPECT, COMMITMENT, and PROFESSIONALISM.


  • Respect: Respect for supervising officials, colleagues, associates, and most importantly, for the people we serve is the standard for AEMI people. We comply with all laws and regulations applicable to our purpose and position, and responsibly and impartially apply them to all concerned. We respect fiscal resources by evaluating organizational decisions to provide the best service or product at a minimal cost without sacrificing quality.
  • Commitment: AEMI  commit themselves to promoting decisions that engender trust and those we serve. We commit to continuous improvement by fairly administering the affairs of our positions, by fostering honest and trustworthy relationships, and by striving for impeccable accuracy and clarity in what we say or write.  We commit to enhancing stewardship of resources and the caliber of service we deliver while striving to improve the quality of life in the community we serve.
  • Professionalism: AEMI is an institute that actively promotes professionalism to ensure public confidence in Event Management. Our reputations are built on the faithful discharge of our duties. Our professionalism is founded on Education, Safety and Protection of Life and Property.
American Society of Association Executives,ASES
Association for Convention Operations Management
Association for Fndraising Professionals
Association fo Bridal Consultants, ABC
Association of Destination Management Executives, ADME
Connected international Meeting Professionals Association
Convention Liaison Council, CLC
Council of Engineering and Scientific Society Executives, CESSE