After starting his career in general tourism marketing, Dennis Speet has been working for ICCA since 1996 in his home country, the Netherlands. As Director Marketing and Sales, he was responsible for ICCA's global sales and marketing activities and the development of Online products, such as the Association Database Online. In his recent role as Chief Value Officer, Dennis coordinated the implementation of ICCA’s new CRM system.
Speet will assume the role of Acting CEO on 1 July, per request of the ICCA Board of Directors. As interim leader of the organisation, Speet will continue to support all current ICCA initiatives and activities, maintaining status quo operations until the Board appoints a new CEO in early 2019.
Married with two daughters, Speet has contributed to a significant growth and expansion of member services in the meetings industry's most global trade association.