Brenda Bowling Completes Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) Program
Brenda Bowling has joined the ranks of the trade show industry's top talent by completing EXHIBITOR's Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) accreditation program, the only university-affiliated certification program in the trade show and event marketing industry.
Brenda Bowling started the certification process in 2007 in order to improve her company's trade show marketing strategies. She has successfully accomplished all of the CTSM program requirements: a 28-course core curriculum, a comprehensive examination and acceptance of a Candidate Portfolio. Bowling will be recognized in March 2013 as one of the new CTSM graduates at the annual awards ceremony at EXHIBITOR2013.
A 2000 graduate of Sherburne-Earlville High School (Sherburne, NY) and 2004 graduate of Alfred University (Alfred, NY), Bowling has been employed at Meeting Management Associates since 2005. She currently serves as the Director of Conventions for the company. Bowling currently resides with her husband and daughter in Brookfield, NY.
"As a CTSM graduate myself, I understand the commitment and learning curve required to obtain this certification. It demonstrates the commitment and dedication Brenda has in ensuring the success of her clients' programs, which ultimately leads to MMA being more successful." - Janice Bays, CTSM, President and Owner of Meeting Management Associates, Inc.
Created in 1992, the Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) program, sponsored by EXHIBITOR, is affiliated with Northern Illinois University Outreach to assure academic standards are met. All CEUs earned in the program are awarded by NIU. EXHIBITOR's CTSM program has over 3,000 professionals enrolled. For more information, go to www.ctsm.com.
Held every March in Las Vegas, EXHIBITOR SHOW is the leading educational conference and exhibition for trade show and event marketing professionals worldwide. The weeklong conference draws more than 5,000 attendees. EXHIBITOR2013 will take place at The Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas, March 17-21, 2013. For more information, go to www.exhibitor2013.com.
About Meeting Management Associates, Inc.
Meeting Management Associates (MMA) is a women-owned business that specializes in meeting, event and convention planning along with convention analysis and lead management. MMA's company mission is to be a recognized leader in strategic and logistic services for conventions, meetings and events. Emphasis is on exceptional personalized service tailored to meet individual clients' needs, to continually improve processes and cost efficiencies while partnering with clients and functioning as an extension of their company. For more information, go to www.mma-inc.com.