Alexandria, VA, July 20, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- National Trade Productions Inc. (NTP) and CSG Creative (CSG), NTP’s award-winning marketing and creative agency, announced the promotion of three key staff this week.
“Investing in staff development has always been a pillar of NTP’s success,” says Andrew Ortale, Executive Vice President. “Capitalizing on NTP’s internal pool of talent, these promotions are an important step in NTP’s strategic growth initiative.”
NTP Promotes Stacey Price
Stacey Price is promoted to NTP’s Vice President, Sales and Event Services from her role as Senior Director of Sales and Event Services. As Vice President, Stacey will oversee all sales operations for client and proprietary shows. Stacey has been with NTP for over two years directing booth, sponsorship and advertising sales on Coverings, EVS26, American Public Works Association’s International Congress and Exposition and GOVgreen. On each, she achieved significant year-over-year growth. She also serves as an NTP Show Director and is an integral part of the task force that developed NTP’s new Client Care Program. Previously she worked as Sales Manager for Hanley Wood Exhibitions, overseeing e-media sales and online marketing for 12 events, including the Trade Show Top 100 shows World of Concrete and Surfaces. Prior to Hanley Wood, Stacey was a Branch Manager for Enterprise Rent-A-Car in South Florida where she managed the third largest branch in the region with fleet size of 350 cars and an inventory of six million dollars.
“Stacey has been a key player in helping to enhance our growth as a sales-focused organization,” says COO, Karin Fendrich. “This promotion not only recognizes the sales accomplishments she has made on behalf of NTP’s clients, but also her leading role in streamlining the sales process, her contributions to the NTP’s Client Care Program, and development of sales training and motivational programs for the sales department. Simply put, she makes NTP better every day.”
CSG Promotes Carrie Jolly and Megan Hall
Carrie Jolly is promoted to Vice President, Strategy and Client Services from her role as Account Director at CSG. As Vice President, Carrie will focus on client service and account strategy while continuing to support new business efforts in the association marketplace. Carrie joined NTP in 1999 as a marketing manager and was instrumental in building the CSG brand. Her strategic insights and innovative marketing programs have achieved record-setting attendance and revenue growth for her clients. She is responsible for the planning, management and execution of multiple marketing campaigns as well as supporting new business development. During her tenure at CSG, Carrie has developed a dynamic team of account managers and provides strategic oversight for all CSG accounts. Previous to CSG, Carrie worked for the Satellite Broadcasting and Communications Association and was primarily responsible for developing the SkyFORUM brand, a C-level satellite/financial symposium, including branding, sponsorship, content development and multi-channel marketing.
Megan Hall is promoted to CSG’s Vice President, Creative, from her role as Creative Director. As Vice President, Megan will continue to direct the creative team, providing strategic and creative guidance to her designers and CSG clients. Megan joined CSG in 2002 as a Graphic Designer. As Creative Director, Megan oversees creative development and project execution, ensuring that all projects meet the highest standards of quality. Under her leadership, CSG’s award-winning design team consistently exceeds client expectation and has garnered more than 50 national design awards including 15 IAEE Art of the Show accolades. Prior to CSG, Megan developed her skills in design and marketing on projects ranging from the development of corporate identity, branding, direct mail and promotional collateral, to designs for large financial institutions in Baltimore, MD, and Washington, DC.
“Carrie and Megan have been instrumental to the success and growth of CSG,” says Paige Cardwell, President. “Their commitment, dedication and stellar performance have set an extraordinary example for their teams. Their tireless efforts on behalf of our clients have led us to exciting new business opportunities and expanded scopes with many of our client partners. I couldn’t be more proud of their accomplishments.”
About National Trade Productions, Inc. (NTP)
For more than 35 years, National Trade Productions (NTP) has been the leader in the face-to-face events industry. NTP specializes in the management of all aspects of B2B tradeshows and events. From exhibitor and sponsorship sales, onsite exposition management, attendee marketing, conference management and housing/registration management, NTP's legacy of success drives results. For more information or questions, please contact Andrew Ortale at 703-683-8500 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ntpshow.com.
About CSG Creative
CSG Creative helps associations, trade show organizers, corporations and event promoters build brands, think strategically, grow audiences and get results. Its mission is to be the premier strategic marketing and creative agency providing award-winning branding, graphic design and marketing solutions to the event industry. Created in 2001, CSG was named to the 2011 Inc. 500/5000 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. To learn more, please visit www.csgcreative.com.