This Just In
  • MGM Resorts is adding 80,000 square feet of conference space at the Monte Carlo in Las Vegas and rebranding the Monte Carlo as the Park MGM.
  • The project includes an outdoor terrace and the 10-room executive meeting center.
  • The entire Park MGM is being tailored for smaller groups of up to 5,000 guests.
  • A consumer gun show in Las Vegas has been cancelled. The Eastside Cannery Casino Gun Show was scheduled for the weekend of Oct. 7.
  • Las Vegas media said the schedule for another firearms show on Oct. 21-22 was still being decided. January’s SHOT Show remains on schedule.
  • Charlotte is moving forward with plans to renovate and add new meeting space to the city’s convention center. Work begins in 2019.
  • The $110 million project includes new pre-function space and 26,000 sf of meeting space. A new skyway will connect to the Westin hotel.
  • Diversified Communications announced the acquisition of Luxperience, an Australian hosted buyer event focused on luxury travel.
  • It is one of Diversified’s first forays into the hosted buyer segment. The move is expected to complement the company’s
  • British Tourism & Travel brand.

Industry Job Board

What jobs are available in the trade show industry? Browse the list below for companies currently looking to add to their team. Each listings includes a detailed description, any job requirements, and the next steps to take if you are interested in applying. Good luck!
October 2017

 

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

AFR Trade Show Furnishings - Orlando, FL

Position Summary:

Are you or someone you know searching for a vibrant, dynamic and creative career opportunity in the trade show industry? Are you well connected in Orlando, Florida? Are you looking for a job where you can make a difference? Do you know how to grow and maintain revenue through industry networking and sales calls? Are you a sales warrior? Do you thrive on closing sales? Are you in search of a great career that balances work with family and fun? Are you good at building relationships? If so, then keep reading! Due to our rapid growth, AFR Trade Show Furnishings is looking for a self-motivated, B2B talented, friendly and dynamic consultative Account Executive to join our tight-knit group of exceptions sales professionals to join the AFR Family and take on and grow our thriving Florida Market. Our sales team flourishes in a creative, fun, hard-working, lucrative atmosphere. If you are not familiar with us, AFR® Trade Show Furnishings is an innovative furniture rental company with 27 distribution centers and a nationwide team of trade show professionals who deliver creativity, style, and service. Visit afrtradeshow.com to find out more about us and how we define a new creative standard for our clients.

IDEAL CANDIDATES HAVE:

  • 2+ years of trade show related experience.
  • Experience generating sales leads.
  • Proven ability to build customer relationships.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Must possess strong negotiating and closing skills.
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to work in a high-paced sales environment with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to achieve and maintain superior customer service.
  • Proficiency in SalesForce or similar CRM software.
  • Great attitude and willingness to take ownership.
  • Administrative duties to include budgeting, sales records, expense reports and more.
  • Travel to customer locations/tradeshows as needed.
  • Network with event/exhibit industry professionals (including IAEE &EDPA).
  • Targeted primary sales efforts in following customer segments: General Contractors, Exhibit Houses, Corporations, Installation & Dismantle Companies, Association Management and Show Owners.

A CAREER WITH AFR MEANS:

We offer a competitive compensation and commission plan, and comprehensive benefits package including 104(k) matching. Opportunity to grow within our rapidly growing company. If you’re still reading and excited at the possibility to join a thriving company that works hard and loves what they do, then you should submit your cover letter and resume by email only to lmasterson@rentfurniture.com.

 


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