Fern Welcomes Mark Shadwick, CEM
February 21, 2020 – Fern, a leading provider of exhibition and event services, announced that Mark Shadwick, CEM, has joined the company as a Senior National Sales Manager. He will be based in the National Sales office located in Alexandria, VA.
“I am excited to join Fern and make a positive contribution to the organization and build on their long history and reputation of service and focus on their customers”- Mark Shadwick
Mark comes to Fern with more than 30 years of experience in the tradeshow and convention industry. He most recently served as a senior tradeshow professional at Hargrove, Inc. and prior to that held a position with the Chicago Convention & Tourism Bureau. These roles have equipped him with expertise in logistical operations and execution, as well as the marketplace knowledge to anticipate needs and navigate relationships among event managers, exhibitors, venues and vendors.
“Mark is a tremendous addition to our National Sales Team. His broad industry experience, professionalism and relationship-building attitude will add immediate value to our clients,” said Jeffrey Hoffend, Vice President of National Sales.
Mark is active with the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) at both the National and Chapter levels where he has held numerous committee and board positions. Mark currently is serving as the Treasurer of the IAEE Washington DC Chapter.
To contact Mark, call (240) 508-7380 or email him at [email protected]
ABOUT FERN Fern (www.fernexpo.com) is a leading national marketing support and tradeshow services provider that delivers unmatched customer service, best-in-class creativity and innovative solutions for exhibitions and large-scale events. Fern is among the top three face-to-face event service providers in North America serving more than 1,400 live events annually, including many top 100 shows and dozens of Fortune 500 companies.