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Become an ELX Member


Together, we’ll be able to drive some important initiatives forward across the industry in weeks, not years. 

To do this effectively, ELX will remain exclusive to global corporate heads of events and senior meeting leaders who sit at the very top of their company’s events programs. ELX members and partners are encouraged to recruit new corporate planners to join the ELX Community. 

Why join? 

  • Access to board-level insights and benchmarking data. 

  • Learn from fellow leaders who are also delivering Global event programs delivered by intercultural teams. 

  • Access to shared working frameworks and strategic planning materials. 

  • Grow your professional and personal network. 

  • Admission to 4 member-only congresses and meetings  

  • Access to virtual think tanks visual engagement discussion groups where active, relevant, pre-qualified OPEX leaders come together to discuss their greatest challenges in a virtual exchange format through peer-to-peer brainstorming 

  • Understand latest trends and get insight into game-changing approaches to business.  

  • The opportunity to bring your challenges to a group of like-minded individuals to find a collective resolution.  

  • Behind-the-scenes backstage passes to global events hosted by venue partners. 

Current ELX members include senior event professionals from:

ELX is perfect for professionals who:


  • Employed by a corporation* or wholly owned subsidiary, division, or regional company as the senior highest-ranking meeting/event leader. And
  • Their corporations have US$3+ billion annual corporate revenue and 3,000+ employees, or
  • The company they presented produces a minimum of 700 meetings and events annually.

* The corporation may not plan or own events as its primary business or act as a supplier to the meetings/events industry. 

Expected member contributions to ELX:


  • Attendance at one meeting per year in person for each region (including meetings to be held at IMEX Frankfurt and America, member hosted at their facility, or other industry events).
  • Participate in circa four virtual meetings per year.
  • Contribute (lead or fully participate) to at least one ELX topic per year that benefits you and the community.
  • Provide blinded materials and respond to surveys, where appropriate, to contribute to topics and wealth of discussion.

How to join

Applications to join the ELX are put forward for consideration by the ELX senior leadership team before being approved.

Become a member by contacting Aurore Braconnier today.