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EXHIBITOR's Randal Acker to Lead Panel Discussion at EDPA's ACCESS 2016 Annual Conference
Randal Acker, President & COO of Exhibitor Media Group, will moderate a panel discussion titled Partnering with Show Management: An Industry Dialog at the Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA) ACCESS 2016 Annual Conference, on December 2 in Orlando, FL.
"This discussion will help attendees gain insights into the current state of the industry," said Acker. "The ideas we uncover will help participants find ways to develop more profitable relationships with show management."
The goal of the panel is to add a brand-side exhibitor's voice to the conversation, helping to continue the dialog between the contractors and the organizers of exhibits, experiences, and trade shows. The panel consists of industry leaders who all share a common link: their commitment, and board level involvement within their respective trade associations.
The panelist will include:
This discussion will take place on December 2 at 8:45 AM, during the ACCESS 2016 closing general session. For more information go to www.edpa.com/access-program.
- David DuBois, President & CEO, International Association of Exhibitions & Events (IAEE)
- Julia Smith, SVP, National Sales, Global Experience Specialists (GES)
- Ryan Strowger, SVP of Exhibitions, Conferences & Sales, International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions (IAAPA)
- Susanne Skinner, Director, Global Event Marketing, Infinidat
The Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA), founded in 1954, is an internationally recognized national trade association with more than 300 corporate members from 18 countries that are engaged in the design, manufacture, transport, installation and service of displays and exhibits primarily for the exhibition and event industry. EDPA's purpose is to provide education, leadership and networking for the advancement of its members and the exhibition industry. In addition to providing regional industry education programs through its six chapters, EDPA organizes one annual meeting, tradeshow and golf tournament in a resort location for industry members and their suppliers. EDPA holds quarterly board meetings, publishes a printed quarterly newsletter, monthly electronic newsletter and membership directory. EDPA also hosts several industry awards, educational surveys and supports the EDPA Foundation. Visit www.edpa.com for more information.
About Exhibitor Media Group
The leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, Exhibitor Media Group publishes the award-winning EXHIBITOR magazine, a monthly publication featuring best practices in trade show marketing. EXHIBITOR'S Learning Events include: EXHIBITORLIVE, the training conference for trade show and corporate event professionals; EXHIBITORFastTrak accelerated learning conferences; and EXHIBITOR eTrak, professional online learning. Exhibitor Media Group is also the founder and sponsor of CTSM (Certified Trade Show Marketer), the world's only university-affiliated professional certification program. Learn more at www.ExhibitorOnline.com.
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