Jodi HeadshotJodi Vereschagin
Exhibit Sales Consultant
Companies A-E

Phone: 403-253-1177 ext: 208
Toll Free: 866-941-0673 ext: 208
Email: JodiV@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: 6 months

Bio: Jodi sells booth space for the Calgary Home + Garden Show, Calgary Home + Design Show and Calgary Renovation Show. Prior to joining Marketplace Events Jodi spent 4 years as an Inside Sales Rep for a Plastics Distribution Company. She has extensive experience in sales, retail management and customer service. She is proud to be the President of an non- profit organization which helps to build school playgrounds. 

Exhibitor Tip: You have one opportunity to make a positive first impression. So, make sure the visual impact of your booth represents you and your company. Your booth should be bright, open and welcoming to your target audience. Make sure to always greet your audience with a welcoming attitude as this will go a long way in helping build your business successfully. 

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Dustin Smith
Exhibit Sales Consultant
Companies F - P, & #'s

Phone: 403.253.1177 ext 203
Toll Free: 866.941.0673 ext 203
Email: DustinS@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: 6 months

Bio: Dustin currently sells booth space for the Calgary Home + Design Show, Calgary Renovation Show and the Calgary Home + Garden Show. Prior to joining Marketplace Events Dustin worked for several post-secondary schools over 4 years in recruitment and administration. Dustin earned his post graduate certification in Finance and his degree in Criminology in Ontario.

Exhibitor Tip: Differentiate yourself from your competing exhibitors! Whether it be booth location, size, decoration or even through event sponsorship opportunities. These are all great options when looking for that extra edge, and we are here to help every step of the way!

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Casey Matulic, Exhibit Sales Consultant

Casey Matulic
Exhibit Sales Consultant
Companies ​Q - Z

Phone: 403.542.1649
Email: CaseyM@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: ​5 years

Bio: Casey sells booth space for the Calgary Home + Garden Show, Calgary Renovation Show and the Calgary Home + Design Show.  Prior to joining Marketplace Events Casey has worked for a non-profit organization as well as spent over 5 year working in the events/hospitality industry.  Casey received her post graduate certification in Events Management and Diploma In Sales & Marketing in Ontario.

Exhibitor Tip: The visual impact of your booth and signage are possibly the most important aspects of any trade show display. A general rule of thumb for signage? When someone looks at your display, they should be able to tell within four seconds who you are, what you do, and what problem you are solving.

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Teri Salazar, Show Manager

Teri Salazar
Show Manager

Phone: 403.253.1177 ext 200
Toll Free: 866.941.0673 ext 200
Email: TeriS@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: 9 years

Bio: Teri Salazar is the Show Manager for the Calgary Home + Garden Show, Calgary Renovation Show and the Calgary Home + Design Show.  Prior to becoming a Show Manager, Teri was the Sales Manager for the past 3 years for the Alberta home shows.

Before joining the team, Teri held positions with Corus Entertainment and Northlands Park and has extensive experience in sales, marketing and consumer events.   

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Micheline Picot, Operations Manager

Micheline Picot
Operations Manager

Phone: 403.253.1177 ext 205
Toll Free: 866.941.0673 ext 205
Email: MichelineP@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: 7 years

Bio: Micheline Picot is responsible for coordinating and executing several features like the Home and ​Garden Stage and helps with many of the administrative and logistical tasks like the content for the website, signage and budgets that allow the shows to come together.  Prior to joining the team, Micheline spent her time in the land development industry, after earning her History degree in the east coast.

Design Tip:  Don't forget to create contrast! Keep your interiors from looking dull by using contrast in a  variety of ways, such as with colour. texture and lighting.  

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Terri-Higgins-Calgary-Home-Design-Show-Portaits-LR-2014 0008TERRI HIGGINS
GROUP MANAGER

Phone: 778.475.1495 / Toll Free: 866.941.0673
Email: TerriH@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: 13 years

Bio: Terri Higgins is the ​Group Manager for our 3 Edmonton Shows, and our 3 Calgary Shows.  Terri has been managing our events since 2007 and prior to show management, Terri was a sales consultant for the company working on our home shows since 2003.  She has extensive experience in sales, marketing, customer relations and consumer events.

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Marie_Young_headshotMARIE YOUNG
SHOW | OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Phone: 403.253.1177 ext 201
Toll Free: 866.941.0673 ext 201
Email: mariey@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: Newbie

Bio: Marie fills the role of Show/Office Administrator.  Prior to joining the Marketplace Events team she helped produce one of the largest trade show in North America, the Global Petroleum Show.  In her spare time you might find Marie sitting at her piano, singing at events or planning parties. Marie has an extensive background in the Administrative and bookkeeping fields and is a welcome addition to the Calgary Team.  

Exhibitor Tip:  
SMILE!  Smiling means that you are approachable.  No one will pursue a conversation with you if you look uninvolved and if you are not enjoying yourself.

 
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Kristy Cairns

Kristy Cairns
Sales Manager

Phone: 403.253.1177 ext 209 
Toll Free: 866.941.0673 ext 209
Email: kristyc@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: ​4 years

Bio: Kristy oversee keys accounts for the Calgary Home + Garden Show, Calgary Renovation Show,  Calgary Home + Design Show, Edmonton Home + Garden Show, Edmonton Renovation Show and Edmonton Fall Home Show, . She is also responsible for supporting the sales function across all six Alberta Shows. Prior to joining Marketplace Events, Kristy has spent over 5 years working in experiential-marketing as well as an Assistant Sales Manager in the sports management industry. 

Exhibitor Tip: The visual impact of your booth and signage are possibly the most important aspects of any trade show display. A general rule of thumb for signage? When someone looks at your display, they should be able to tell within four seconds who you are, what you do, and what problem you are solving.

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Amy ​Archdekin
Sales Coordinator

Phone: 403-253-1177 ext 214
Toll Free: 866-941-0673 ext 214
Email: AmyA@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: 1 year

Bio: Amy provides sales support for the ​six Alberta-based home shows, along with assisting in the general organization of systems, procedures, paperwork, and onsite planning. Prior to joining Marketplace Events, Amy gained valuable experience in both customer service and administrative roles.

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Martin Egli
Western Canadian Sales Manager

Phone:403.253.1177 ext 233
Toll Free: 866.941.9673 ext 233
Email: martine@mpeshows.com
In the Biz: 8 years

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Marketplace Events, LLC
Macleod Place II
602, 5940 Macleod Trail SW
Calgary, AB T2H 2G4

Phone: 403.253-1177
Toll Free: 866-941-0673
Fax: 403-253-7878
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