Mark Flinn Completes Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) Program
Mark Flinn 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.
Flinn started the certification process in 2009 in order to improve his ability to better understand and serve the needs of his clients and prospects. He has successfully accomplished all of the CTSM program requirements: a 28-course core curriculum, a comprehensive examination and acceptance of a Candidate Portfolio. Flinn will be recognized in March 2013 as one of the new CTSM graduates at the annual awards ceremony at EXHIBITOR2013.
A 20 year industry veteran, Flinn has been an Account Executive with MC² since 2008. He attended Northern Michigan University where he earned an Associate Degree in Industry and Technology with a focus on graphic design and printing. Prior to joining the exhibit industry, Flinn worked as an offset printing pressman and in sales servicing the printing industry.
"Working through the CTSM program has reminded me of the challenges my clients face in the day-to-day process of managing their corporate marketing programs. After 20 years in the business, it has armed me with a knowledge base to better understand and serve the needs of my clients".
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.
MC2 ("MC-squared") designs, builds and manages integrated marketing programs including events, exhibits, permanent and mobile brand environments, simulations, and executive briefing centers. The company now has 12 locations in the U.S. and Germany to serve our clients. MC2 is considered a leader in its field as it has garnished numerous awards for strategy, execution and design and is in the forefront of industry trends and market shifts.
For more information about MC2, visit www.mc-2.com or MC²'s eConnections blog at mc2talks.mc-2.com. Follow MC2 on Twitter @MC2_Exhibits and @MC2_FastTrak and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MC2Exhibits and LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/company/mc2-events-exhibits-environments.