Corcoran announces key new hires and promotions

Corcoran Expositions, one of the country’s largest independent trade show organizers, today announced four key new hires and four promotions of existing team members.

“We are excited to welcome these new team members and promote others who have made great contributions in helping our clients to unlock the potential in their shows,” said Dan Corcoran, Chief Operating Officer of Corcoran Expositions.

New Hires

Laura Dann, Exhibit Manager -- Laura joins Corcoran Exhibitions from the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA) where she served as their Meetings & Exhibits Coordinator since 2013. Laura will be working with the ASCD and the National League of Cities as their Exhibit Manager.

Celeste Fuchs, Exhibit Manager -- Celeste joins from the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM), where she served for 12 years in several roles and most recently as their Membership Manager. Celeste will be working with the American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration, the American Specialty Toy Retailing Association and the Illinois Library Association as their Exhibit Manager.

Sean Fitzgerald, Sales Associate -- Sean joins Corcoran from Computers Nationwide, where he was a sales representative and technology consultant. He is a recent graduate of Indiana University with a degree in Communication and Media Studies. Sean will be marketing exhibit space for various clients.

Scott Brewster, Sales Associate -- Scott joins from the American Academy where he served as Director of Meetings, Corporate Relations and Sponsorships. Scott will be marketing exhibit space for various clients.

Pictured left to right:  Laura Dann, Celeste Fuchs, Sean Fitzgerald, Scott Brewster

Pictured left to right: Laura Dann, Celeste Fuchs, Sean Fitzgerald, Scott Brewster

Promotions

Carly DiVito, Exhibit Manager, has been promoted to Group Account Director. Carly provides trade show oversight and strategic planning to the portfolio of shows managed by her team of Exhibit Managers. She is also Show Manager for the Association of Healthcare Environment, the Intelligent Transportation Society of America and the Public Library Association.

Gavin McAuliffe, Sales Associate, has been promoted to Exhibit Manager. Gavin is the Exhibit Manager for the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Materials Science & Technology and the Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.

Jennifer Kattalia, Exhibit Coordinator, has been promoted to Exhibit Manager. Jennifer is the Exhibit Manager for the Association of Supply Chain Management and the Association of College & Research Libraries.

Kyle Corcoran, will manage the WQA (Water Quality Association) Convention and Exhibition. Kyle had been directly involved with a number of special projects in the areas of sales, systems implementation and finance.

Pictured left to right:  Carly DiVito, Gavin McAuliffe, Jennifer Kattalia, Kyle Corcoran

Pictured left to right: Carly DiVito, Gavin McAuliffe, Jennifer Kattalia, Kyle Corcoran

Corcoran Clients featured in TSNN's Top 250 Trade Shows of 2018

We are excited to announce that six Corcoran trade show clients have made the list of TSNN's Top 250 U.S. Trade Shows of 2018!

The list, compiled each year by Trade Show News Network (TSNN), represents the top trade shows held in the U.S. ranked by net square footage.

The Corcoran managed trade shows featured in the top 250 this year are:

  • ADA 2018 - America's Dental Meeting (American Dental Association)

  • AAP National Conference & Exhibition (American Academy of Pediatrics)

  • HFMA's Annual Conference (Healthcare Financial Management Association)

  • ITS America Annual Meeting (Intelligent Transportation Society of America)

  • PLA Conference (Public Library Association)

  • SLAS2018 International Conference & Exhibition (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening)

Corcoran Clients Make TSE's Fastest 50 of 2018 and the 'Next 50'

Corcoran would like to congratulate six of our association clients who have been named to Trade Show Executive’s (TSE) 'Fastest 50' and the 'Next 50' shows of 2018.

The 50 Fastest-Growing Shows by Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space

  • ITS America Annual Meeting (Intelligent Transportation Society of America)

The 50 Fastest-Growing Shows by Total Attendance

  • American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition (American Academy of Pediatrics)

  • ITS America Annual Meeting (Intelligent Transportation Society of America)

  • SLAS2018 International Conference & Exhibition (Society for Laboratory Automation & Screening)

Next 50 - By Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space

  • ABCA Annual Convention (American Baseball Coaches Association)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition (American Academy of Pediatrics)

  • American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting

  • SLAS2018 International Conference & Exhibition (Society for Laboratory Automation & Screening)

Next 50 - By Number of Exhibiting Companies

  • ABCA Annual Convention (American Baseball Coaches Association)

  • American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition (American Academy of Pediatrics)

  • American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting

  • Microscopy & Microanalysis (Microscopy Society of America)

Next 50 - By Total Attendance

  • American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting

The honorees will be recognized at the Fastest 50 Awards & Summit on June 18-20 in Harrah's Resort Atlantic City.