January 10, 2023 – Fern, a leading provider of trade show, exhibition, and event services, has announced a key addition to its Senior Leadership team with the addition of Sheila LeMaster in the role of Senior Vice President in its Account Management organization, along with the promotion of Katie Fitzgerald to Director of Operations for […]
An excerpt from Trade Show Executive: Q&A with Aaron Bludworth
What are Fern’s main responsibilities?As the third largest official service contractor in the U.S., Fern’s produces over 1,000 trade shows and up to 500 other events a year. This past year we had 17 shows on the TSE Gold 100 list, including the No. 1 and No. 2 shows in the country: The Utility Expo […]
Tarsus & Fern Agree to Multi-Year Partnership on OFFPRICE & A4M Event Portfolios
London-Based Tarsus Group and Fern Exposition Services, LLC announce an agreement where Fern will provide trade show services for more than a dozen Tarsus events produced annually through 2025 In North America.
The 3 Key Numbers of Exhibiting©
In life for many or some, the number 13 evokes fear and is seen as unlucky. In fact, there’s even a phobia name for it…TRISKAIDEKAPHOBIA! The fear of the number 13. Before you think I have gone off the deep end, there is a reason and a very logical one as to why I am telling you this…and it relates specifically to Exhibitions and Exhibiting.
67% of Companies Don’t Have a Plan When Exhibiting…
Ok it’s very cliched to say it but “Fail to Plan, plan to fail” but let’s take this a step further if you fail to plan and invest a lot of money in exhibiting at the same time, you are not only wasting an opportunity, you are also wasting money…a lot of money.
FERN ANNOUNCES STAFF ADDITIONS
March 14, 2022 – As in-person events continue to return, Fern, the leading provider of exhibition and event services, has announced two new hires and a promotion on its management team. Stuart Stapp has joined the company as the General Manager of the Kansas City branch; Jason Axtman has joined as the General Manager in Portland; and Mary Fryer has been […]
FERN ANNOUNCES NEW EXHIBITOR FRIENDLY CANCELLATION POLICY
As part of an ongoing series of changes to the traditional official services provider model, Fern and its sister company, NexxtShow, have eliminated service cancellation charges. This change is intended to simplify the relationship between Fern/NexxtShow and the exhibitor while easing the exhibitor’s decision to commit to show participation, according to Fern CEO Aaron Bludworth. […]
MONDAY MUSINGS – Exhibitions Day 2020
During the mid-1700s, Benjamin Franklin quoted a proverb in Poor Richard’s Almanac that tells about how a tiny nail was lost in a horseshoe, which led to the loss of a horse. The loss of the horse resulted in the loss of the rider, which then led to the loss of a battle. Because of […]
MONDAY MUSINGS: I HAVE BEEN THINKING A LOT ABOUT EXPERIENCES…
The past few weeks have caused me to think a lot about ‘experiences’ both professional and personal. Personally, the past few weeks have reminded me of how vital experiences with my friends and loved ones are, they are the fuel that really drives me daily. Be it the daily experience of going to OTF for […]