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The Professional Development Conference for Trade Show and Corporate Event Marketing
Conference: February 24-28, 2019             Exhibit Hall: February 25-27, 2019             Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas

Experiential Designers & Producers Association to Present EDPA University Affiliation Booth at EXHIBITORLIVE, Featuring Exhibition Design Students
EXHIBITOR magazine, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, in partnership with Experiential Designers & Producers Association (EDPA), will feature a booth in the Exhibit Hall to highlight the work of exhibit design students at EXHIBITORLIVE, The Professional Development Conference for Trade Show and Corporate Event Marketing, February 24-28, Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas.

The EDPA University Affiliation Booth at EXHIBITORLIVE will host exhibit design students from Bemidji State University's Technology, Art & Design Department and students from the Fashion Institute of Technology's Exhibition And Experience Design program. Students will use this opportunity to display their work to potential employers and to make valuable industry contacts.

Exhibit Design Students at EXHIBITORLIVE

"The students from BSU and FIT represent the future of our industry,” said Randy Acker, President & COO of Exhibitor Media Group. "This partnership helps to develop the next generation of exhibit designers and problem solvers, and many of these students will go on to work for companies that are represented on the show floor at EXHIBITORLIVE."

"EDPA and our EDPA Foundation are proud to continue our support of the University Affiliation program with Bemidji State University and FIT," said Dasher Lowe, Executive Director, EDPA. "Through EDPA Foundation, we created the EDPA Foundation Scholarship Fund to award scholarships for higher education to industry members and their families.”

Attendees are encouraged to visit the EDPA University Affiliations Program booth #559 in the EXHIBITORLIVE Exhibit Hall to see the latest exhibit designs from students at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) and Bemidji State University. For more information on the EDPA University Affiliations Program, visit the EDPA Member Blogs at

For a preview of the students that will attend from Bemidji State University's Technology, Art & Design Department, click here.

For a preview of the students that will attend from the Fashion Institute of Technology's Exhibition And Experience Design program, click here.

The EDPA University Affiliations Booth at EXHIBITORLIVE would not be possible without the help from these sponsors:
  • beMatrix USA (graphics panels)
  • Brumark (carpet)
  • Champion Logistics Group (transportation)
  • CORT Trade Show and Event Furnishings (seating)
  • Display Supply and Lighting (lighting)
  • Edlen Electical Exhibition Services (electical)
  • EXHIBITOR Media Group (booth space)
  • Freeman (drayage)
  • Renaissance Management (I&D)
EXHIBITORLIVE is the most comprehensive educational event for trade show and event marketing professionals, featuring 176 educational sessions and workshops. This event is attended by 5,000 exhibit and event managers, and marketing and communications experts who are serious about improving their face-to-face marketing performance. The Exhibit Hall at EXHIBITORLIVE presents North America's largest exhibition of trade show and event suppliers. For more information, go to

About EDPA
Founded in 1954, The Experiential Designers and Producers Association (EDPA) is recognized internationally and serves thousands of professional members representing more than 300 corporations across 18 countries. Each year, the EDPA drives industry education programs and professional networking events through our regional chapters. We also bring together members and thought-leaders from around the world to ACCESS, the only industry association meeting and event of its kind. ACCESS provides a platform for prospective EDPA members and members alike to share and engage in programs and play at a professional conference unlike any other. More at

About Bemidji State University
Bemidji State University, located in northern Minnesota's lake district, occupies a beautiful campus along the shore of Lake Bemidji. The University enrolls nearly 5,000 students annually and offerings include more than 65 undergraduate majors and 13 graduate programs encompassing the liberal arts, interdisciplinary studies and applied fields. The University is a member of the Minnesota State College and Universities System and has a faculty and staff of nearly 600. University signature themes include environmental stewardship, civic engagement and global/multicultural understanding. For more information, go to

About FIT
The Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City is home to the leading graduate program in exhibition and experience design, offering a Master of Arts degree in the discipline. Students from around the world learn to create environmental experiences that inform, entertain, and inspire with a focus on the designer’s role and relationship to other members of the exhibition team. For more information go to

About Exhibitor Media Group
The leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, Exhibitor Media Group publishes the award-winning EXHIBITOR magazine, a monthly publication featuring best practices in trade show marketing. EXHIBITOR's learning events include: EXHIBITORLIVE, the professional development conference for trade show and corporate event marketers; EXHIBITORFastTrak accelerated learning conferences; and EXHIBITOR eTrak, professional online learning. Exhibitor Media Group is also the founder and sponsor of CTSM (Certified Trade Show Marketer), the industry's only university-affiliated professional certification program. Learn more at

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