EDPA News

Expotechnik Booth Wins EXHIBITOR2014 Best of Show

NameLocationClientPadgett and Company Job#Sleek, sophisticated design, panoramic video and immersive activity drove judges to select Expotechnik as Best of Show, Small Booth at EXHIBITOR2014. read full article


EDPA Introduces the Zero Waste Challenge for the Exhibit Industry

EDPA 160x160Many industries are searching for ways to operate more sustainably. The corporate events industry is no exception. The Exhibit Designers and Producers Association is launching 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.
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EDPA Introduces EDPA RFP Certification Program: A Benchmark of Excellence

EDPA members in good standing are eligible to apply for certification. If the criteria are satisfied, member companies are certified by IComply, a division of BPA Worldwide, (all data submitted is kept CONFIDENTIAL). The certification provides written assurance that the company meets the standards and practices approved by the EDPA. To achieve certification, the member company submits formal documentation along with the application. Once a member receives the EDPA RFP Certification, renewal will be required to maintain their status in the EDPA RFP Certification Directory, annually. read full article


Chapter News

 

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, sfantauzzi@res-exhibits.com

Florida- Steve LaManna at APG Displays, stevel@apgdisplays.com

Southern California- Boi Smit at Cees Smit, Inc., boi@ceessmit.com

For further information about EDPA contact Melissa Nemitz, mnemitz@edpa.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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