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Dallas, TX
Trade Show Manager
Dallas, TX
Emard-Spinka
Dallas, TX
Trade Show Manager
  • Establish effective tracking, monitoring and liaison systems for all company field and trade show events
  • Partner with the Director of Events on strategic planning, to include prospectus development and sponsorship sales
  • Managing the lead generation process and partnership with Brand Manager on proper post-show follow-up
  • Submit and speak regularly at meetings to reinforce thought leadership and cutting-edge practices
  • Attend additional shows to remain current on new trends in exhibit design. Present findings to cross-functional team for input and education
  • Planning and implementing VIP events and customer receptions at trade shows
  • Managing payment of exhibit fees for convention booth space, secure housing, and badge registration for Oldcastle attendees
Houston, TX
Trade Show Manager
Houston, TX
Adams, Willms and Satterfield
Houston, TX
Trade Show Manager
  • Working with Brand Marketing, Product Management and Sales on the development and detailed management of budgets and activities related to each individual show
  • Screen, select and develop strong working partnerships with other agencies and client teams to deliver robust trade show
  • Create and manage [internal and external] client project to be on-budget, on-time, beyond expectation, and exceeding financial targets
  • Manage supplier and venue sourcing guidelines and templates under the direction of management
  • Oversee responsibilityfor budget and financial management, planning and forecasting of trade show function
  • Partner with Director of Events to develop process across Veritas trade show and events to ensure strategy is cohesive
  • Create new booth properties and turnkey booth process in line with Veritas strategy
present
Boston, MA
Global Trade Show Manager
Boston, MA
Pouros, Lockman and Bode
present
Boston, MA
Global Trade Show Manager
present
  • O Planning, coordinating, and executing all tradeshows (US and Intl)
  • O Negotiating contracts and managing relationships with outside vendors
  • O Working with supplier-partners to arrange space, marketing collateral, hotels, equipment rental, and set-up and dismantling of the exhibit; and planning and coordinating the routing of exhibits shipped for the convention program
  • O Managing and executing tradeshow promotional plans intended to maximize company exposure and produce sales leads. This will include developing objectives and strategies for the overall effectiveness and execution of marketing events
  • O Serving as an advisor internally and externally on matters pertaining to INTL FCStone and tradeshow industry organizations’ policies and procedures
  • O Managing, maintaining, and recommending continuous improvements for all booth properties and convention assets. We'll also look to you to remain current on new trends in exhibit design
  • O Managing payment of exhibit fees for convention booth space, secure housing, and badge registration for INTL FCStone attendees
Education Education
Bachelor’s Degree in Initiative
Bachelor’s Degree in Initiative
University of Delaware
Bachelor’s Degree in Initiative
Skills Skills
  • Ability to manage clients, partners, and team members effectively
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, regularly works face-to-face with senior leaders and C-Suite
  • Background in trade show messaging development and script writing
  • Expertise driving world-class external facing events which include 10,000+ attendee user conference, tradeshows, shareholder meetings, launches and customer advisory boards
  • Clear and concise communication skills – both written text and presentation of data/concepts
  • Past experience should include brand and creative development for trade show environments that go beyond the standard turn-key booth
  • Strategic thinking – to digest and analyze data and interview stakeholders in order to identify prioritize opportunities and challenges and obtain alignment
  • Willingness to travel to client/prospect meetings and industry events
  • Proven creative and brain-storming skills – to inspire others and develop new immersive experiences that drive results. Experience driving creative development for Tier 1 trade shows at a high-tech company
  • 15+ years of Trade Show management experience
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Trade Show Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Manage and facilitate field marketing events, which could include trade shows, contests, advertising merchandising events, interservice sports events, MWR and product promotional events for all Company products. This includes responsibility for tactical planning, scheduling, logistics, vendor development, liaison and relationships, internal and external communication and marketing development of these field events
  • Coordinate closely with advertising staff and other departments to ensure proper liaison and support for their trade show needs
  • Manage inventory and develop collateral and display materials for all events, working with internal shared services and outside vendors. This includes booth display, banners, field graphics, online show elements, flyers, trade show inserts, subscription cards and other materials
  • Establish effective tracking, monitoring and liaison systems for all company field and trade show events
  • Oversee responsibilityfor budget and financial management, planning and forecasting of trade show function
  • Manage calendar listings for events; barter listings and advertising space for trade show space and services; upsell those buying listings to consider display and digital ads
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with trade show vendors/organizers and associations
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Global Trade Show Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • O Planning, coordinating, and executing all tradeshows (US and Intl)
  • O Working with sales staff to determine needs for each tradeshow they are attending
  • O Continuously updating the INTL FCStone website Event Page to reflect all trade show involvement
  • O Working with supplier-partners to arrange space, marketing collateral, hotels, equipment rental, and set-up and dismantling of the exhibit; and planning and coordinating the routing of exhibits shipped for the convention program
  • O Managing and executing tradeshow promotional plans intended to maximize company exposure and produce sales leads. This will include developing objectives and strategies for the overall effectiveness and execution of marketing events
  • O Managing tradeshow specialist contractors to assist with the execution of INTL FCStone tradeshows
  • O Negotiating contracts and managing relationships with outside vendors
  • O Managing payment of exhibit fees for convention booth space, secure housing, and badge registration for INTL FCStone attendees
  • O Managing, maintaining, and recommending continuous improvements for all booth properties and convention assets. We'll also look to you to remain current on new trends in exhibit design
  • O Collaborate with the Lead Gen team to manage the process of the leads generated from the third party events
  • O Serving as an advisor internally and externally on matters pertaining to INTL FCStone and tradeshow industry organizations’ policies and procedures
  • O Responsible for managing all other third party events, including sponsorships and trade show attendance (for trade shows INTL FCStone will not exhibit at) o Assist Director of Global Events, as needed
  • O Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree and work experience
  • O 5+ years of progressive experience managing convention / trade show planning activities
  • O A proven ability to communicate effectively with Sales, Marketing, Executive Management, and vendors
  • O The ability to manage workloads and prioritize requests to meet deadlines
  • O A proactive approach to "managing" internal customers, such as ensuring that they register on time
  • O Outstanding project management skills
  • O Strong problem solving, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • O The ability to work independently and with minimum direction
  • O Robust attention to the details without losing sight of the big picture
  • O A current global passport (can obtain when hired)
  • O Ability to utilize computer software, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
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Trade Show Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities
  • Ability to travel 15%+ including weekends
  • Proven track record of meeting customer expectations and providing innovative and timely solutions while coordinating with multiple business functions
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and manage third party vendors
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in budget/financial management
  • Proactive and results-driven individual who thrives in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
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Trade Show Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Planning, coordinating, and executing 6-10 national trade shows across the US
  • Planning and implementing VIP events and customer receptions at trade shows
  • Developing turn-key 10x10 tradeshow programs including collateral, promotional items, signage, and product needs
  • Working with vendors to arrange space, literature, hotels, equipment rental, and set-up and dismantling of the show; and planning and coordinating the routing of exhibits shipped for the convention program
  • Partner with cross-functional team to develop and execute promotional plans to maximize company exposure and produce sales leads. This will include developing objectives and strategies for the overall effectiveness and execution of marketing events
  • Working with Brand Marketing, Product Management and Sales on the development and detailed management of budgets and activities related to each individual show
  • Negotiating contracts and managing relationships with outside vendors, labor unions, facility management, while meeting all requirements of show exhibitors
  • Generating and interpreting post-show reports and recommend opportunities for improvements. Participate in the selection and budgeting of tradeshows for the new fiscal year
  • Managing payment of exhibit fees for convention booth space, secure housing, and badge registration for Oldcastle attendees
  • Attend additional shows to remain current on new trends in exhibit design. Present findings to cross-functional team for input and education
  • Managing the lead generation process and partnership with Brand Manager on proper post-show follow-up
  • Serving as an advisor internally and externally on matters pertaining to Oldcastle and tradeshow industry organizations’ policies and procedures
  • Staffing and coordination of Oldcastle attendees
  • Project manage procurement process for suppliers and venues; gather event requirements, produce RFPs, coordinate and produce presentations, consolidate and analyze bids, produce RFP templates for team
  • Maintain the central repository of show dates and key metrics for internal use and RFP generation
  • Develop supplier strategies that include strategic sourcing timelines, contingency plans to ensure we have multiple supply options and identify and qualify new suppliers as necessary
  • Coordinate with Legal on necessary edits and approvals
  • Manage supplier and venue sourcing guidelines and templates under the direction of management
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Trade Show Manager Resume Examples & Samples

  • Strategic thinking – to digest and analyze data and interview stakeholders in order to identify prioritize opportunities and challenges and obtain alignment
  • Strong analysis and data analytic skills – Candidate must have a background in analytical data management. Ability to structure ambiguous problems and ideas into structured analysis
  • Proven creative and brain-storming skills – to inspire others and develop new immersive experiences that drive results. Experience driving creative development for Tier 1 trade shows at a high-tech company
  • Past experience should include brand and creative development for trade show environments that go beyond the standard turn-key booth
  • Expertise driving world-class external facing events which include 10,000+ attendee user conference, tradeshows, shareholder meetings, launches and customer advisory boards
  • Clear and concise communication skills – both written text and presentation of data/concepts
  • Marcom experience is a must – ability to development concise and strategic communications and marketing deliverables to drive booth traffic and attendee engagement
  • Background in trade show messaging development and script writing
  • Ability to manage clients, partners, and team members effectively
  • Willingness to travel to client/prospect meetings and industry events
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, regularly works face-to-face with senior leaders and C-Suite
  • 15+ years of Trade Show management experience
  • Position located in Mountain View, CA