The Exhibit Designers and Producers Association announced the winners of the inaugural Zero Waste Challenge at the annual EDPA Access event in December. EDPA launched the Zero Waste Challenge to harness its members’ creative energy, recognize innovation and share the best ideas for reducing the industry’s impact on the environment. EDPA challenged members to produce great exhibit projects that improve sustainability by reducing waste, both in the shop and on the show floor. read full article
The Exhibit Designs & Producers Association (EDPA) announced their 2014 award recipients at the annual ACCESS conference held at the Innisbrook Golf & Spa Resort in Palm Harbor, FL at the annual President’s Gala on Thurs, December 4th. read full article
CEIR Releases Update of How the Exhibit Dollar is Spent Report – Sponsored by EDPA and 6 Member Companies
Last week, the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) President & CEO Brian Casey, CEM announced the release of How the Exhibit Dollar is Spent, a popular report last updated in 2012. This announcement was made at a keynote address at ACCESS 2014, the annual conference for the Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA), the sponsor of this study. read full article
EDPA Southern California Mixer
The Vision, the Mission and the Goals for 2015. Join the SoCal Chapter for their winter Mixer on December 18 from 3-6pm, to reflect on 2014 and to discuss its goals for 2015.
During this casual meeting we will discuss what committees are going to be formed, and what the overall program for the next year will be in terms of events, educational gatherings and networking meetings.
If you are interested to play an active role on the board, or if you wish to hear more about the mission, the vision, and the goals for 2015, please join and have a drink with us, while we discuss these topics.
Please RSVP if you wish to attend this free 'mixer'.
EDPA announces search for local chapter leaders in three markets coast to coast.
The Chapter Development Committee under the leadership of Dave Flory with CORT Trade Show and Event Furnishings announces the formation of three local chapters of EDPA in the United States. The mission of the EDPA is to advance the interests of members engaged in the design, production, and service of exhibits, events and experiential environments. The success and integrity of our industry will be enhanced through advocacy, communication, education and good works. You may learn more about EDPA at www.edpa.com. The purpose of local chapter development is to provide additional regularly accessible platforms in support of the EDPA national mission. Flory states that the local chapters greatly enhance the membership experience and provide a rich ground for a variety educational, networking, and charitable opportunities to support the industry and local community. Chapters are currently operating in Northern California, Las Vegas, the Midwest area of the country surrounding Chicago, the Upper Midwest area of the country surrounding Minneapolis, the Great Lakes area of the country surrounding Detroit, The Mid Atlantic area of the country surrounding the DC/Baltimore and Philadelphia markets, and the Southeast area of the country surrounding Atlanta.
Chapter formation is now underway in the Northeastern part of the country in New England, The Florida market and the Southern California area. If you have an interest in helping to develop the chapter by joining a committee or simply are interested in attending a local meeting, please contact the following individuals:
Northeast- Sarah Fantauzzi at RES Exhibits, firstname.lastname@example.org
Florida- Steve LaManna at APG Displays, email@example.com
Southern California- Boi Smit at Cees Smit, Inc., firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information about EDPA contact Melissa Nemitz, email@example.com
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The Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA), founded in 1954, is an internationally recognized national trade association with more than 400 corporate members from 18 countries that are engaged in the design, manufacture, transport, installation and service of displays and exhibits primarily for the exhibition and event industry.
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