Andrew Childers of Steelhead Productions was recently named to the 2019 Exhibit City News 40 Under 40 in the tradeshow and event marketing industry.
Exhibit City News, also known as ECN, is the premiere magazine covering the meeting, convention and tradeshow industries. With broad-based readership, ECN has a national distribution of 15,000 and reaches more than 37,500 professionals each month including CEOs, CFOs, VPs, managers, meeting planners, suppliers, facility personnel, account executives, show floor workers and exhibitors.
The ECN 40 Under 40 consists of the top eight submissions in five categories: general contractors; exhibit managers and tradeshow coordinators; exhibit designers, producers and builders; tradeshow, event and experiential producers and; vendors (in trucking, graphics, floors, lighting, lead retrieval, etc.). Honorees are selected based on dedication to company, customer, facility and co-workers – for going above and beyond with their hard work, loyalty and dedication.
Andrew Childers, Market Manager for Steelhead Productions was nominated for event and experiential producers and vendors. He started his career in the tradeshow and event marketing industry 11 years ago. Andrew has worked for Steelhead Productions for more than a year and his professional motto is that it all comes down to being around great people and great design – and he simply loves both. He specializes in tradeshow design, planning and strategy for exhibitors in the United States and internationally in Europe.
“I’m honored and grateful to be named to ECN’s 40 Under 40 list for 2019,” said Andrew Childers. "What’s exciting for me is knowing how I got here. I received mentorship from industry leaders, support from family, and drive instilled from educators that pushed me to always improve. I also got here thanks to the growth I’ve experienced at Steelhead Productions. Amazing things happen when drive and passion are met with ethics and values – a daily occurrence where I so enjoy working every day. Being steeped in the company culture for over a year, I’ve learned that this combination is essential to growth, both for careers and the human spirit. I am grateful to be part of it and honored to be a flag bearer for this high standard in our industry.”
"We are thrilled to have one of our very own, Andrew Childers, who has been named one of Exhibit City News 40 Under 40," said Rhiannon Andersen, Chief Marketing Officer for Steelhead Productions. “His talent and expertise in the tradeshow industry are great additions for our team and we're lucky to have him!"
About Steelhead Productions, Inc.
Steelhead Productions works with companies who use the power of tradeshow marketing to grow their business, meet with customers, and showcase their brands. Steelhead designs and produces custom rental exhibits based on each exhibitor's needs, allowing them to tailor their floor presence for each event, market, and audience. Client services will manage all show services from start to finish, including on-site support. In addition, Steelhead Productions is based in Las Vegas, which happens to be a major spot for trade shows.