A passionate and dedicated leader, Carina Bauer is the CEO of the IMEX Group – an organisation responsible for organising the leading global tradeshows for the international business events industry. Carina is passionate about the business events sector and its impact on the world, taking a particular interest in issues around sustainability, DEI and mentoring the leaders of tomorrow. Carina also takes a keen interest in leadership development and organisational best practice.
Throughout her career, Carina has been an active member of the meetings industry. She is currently Chair of the AEO Council and the EIA, serves as an UFI Board member and is Past President of the SITE Foundation (2020). Carina is the proud recipient of a number of industry awards including the PCMA Wayfinder Award (2021) and ICCA Inspirational Women Awards (2018).
Carina enjoys spending time with her family, travelling the world and is an adventure sports enthusiast.