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Sharon L. Baird Earns EXHIBITOR’s Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) Designation
Leggett & Platt Creative Services, the internal marketing agency for the Leggett & Platt, Inc. family of companies and Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, announce that Sharon L. Baird has joined the ranks of the trade show industry’s top talent by earning her EXHIBITOR’s Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) credentials.
The CTSM designation is awarded by EXHIBITOR in affiliation with Northern Illinois University Outreach and reflects adherence to the highest educational standards of trade show and event marketing. www.ctsm.com
"Sharon enrolled in the CTSM program in 2013, shortly before she joined Leggett & Platt as their events solutions manager," said Jan Nelson, CTSM, CTSM Executive Director. "Since then she has made great strides in incorporating best practices in managing their tradeshows and events as evidenced in her CTSM portfolio and in her title change to director level. I congratulate her."
“As Sharon continued to learn and grow from the CTSM program her ability to bring in new work and expand her department has grown right along with her," said Michael M. Margolies, Staff Vice President, Creative/Marketing Services, Leggett & Platt Creative Services. "Sharon has taken on ever increasing amounts of trade show projects while adding new capabilities and staff to her team making Sharon an invaluable asset and partner to our Leggett & Platt businesses. Her CTSM certification enhances the trust and professional respect she receives from our clients and partners and we wish to congratulate her on graduation and earning this well-deserved certification.”
Sharon L. Baird will be recognized at the annual CTSM graduate awards ceremony at EXHIBITORLIVE in February 2019.
EXHIBITORLIVE, The Professional Development Conference for Trade Show and Corporate Event Marketing,
will be held February 24-28, 2019, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. For more information, go to www.ExhibitorLive.com.
About Leggett & Platt Creative Services
Leggett & Platt (NYSE: LEG) is a 136-year-old diversified manufacturer (and member of the S&P 500) that designs and produces engineered products found in most homes and automobiles. The company is comprised of 14 business units, 22,000 employee-partners, and 120 manufacturing facilities located in 18 countries. Leggett & Platt is the leading U.S. manufacturer of: a) bedding components; b) automotive seat support and lumbar systems; c) components for home furniture and work furniture; d) flooring underlayment; e) adjustable beds;; f) high-carbon drawn steel wire; and g) bedding industry machinery. For more information, visit www.leggett.com.
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 professional development conference for trade show and corporate event marketers; 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 industry's only university-affiliated professional certification program. Learn more at www.ExhibitorOnline.com.
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