We are the Midwest chapter of the Experiential Designers Producers Association. We are a Non Profit organization whose mission is to advance the interests of members engaged in the design, production, and service of exhibits, events and experiential environments. The success and integrity of our industry will be enhanced through advocacy, communication, education and good works.
Marissa Hohner - Chapter President
Good Time Creative
Display Supply & Lighting
THE 2022 BOARD
Through the contributions of our board members, we are able to carry out the mission of the EDPA Midwest year after year.
Thank You to Those Who Volunteer Their Time.
PLEASE JOIN US!
All Dates and Topics Are Tentative
September 15, 2022 @ 4pm - 7pm @ Itasca Country Club
Education Event Re: Procrastination
Dr. Joseph Ferrari (DePaul University) is a leading expert on procrastination. He will lead us through a conversation around procrastination and how to work through it. Dinner will be served at this event.
October 17, 2022 @ 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Stardust Bowl - Addison, IL
Strikes & Scares Bowling Event
Bowl for a good cause with your fellow industry members at our 5th annual Strikes & Scares Bowling event. Raffle and silent auction prizes will be available. Proceeds from this event benefit the Alzheimer’s Association.
What’s Buzzing in the Industry
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE. LET US RECYCLE YOUR SCRAP
EDPA has launched a new recycling program for our industry to take advantage of. After collection, your scrap and waste is recycled and repurposed into high quality raw materials used in the production of beautiful, long-lasting,
Email Mike Sherrod Mike.Sherrod@AzekCo.com
EDPA MIDWEST EARNS "CHAPTER OF THE YEAR" AT ACCESS 2021
EDPA National hosts an awards ceremony at their President's Gala at EDPA Access every year. In 2021, we finally got to attend in person for 3 days of education. We are so proud of our chapter for making an outstanding contribution to our organization and the industry. We continuously set new goals for our chapter and strive to bring value to our members above and beyond their expectations. Thank you to all of our sponsors, members, and volunteers for showing up!
EDPA Joins ECA
The Exhibitions and Conferences Alliance (ECA) is dedicated to the recovery and advancement of the face-to-face business events industry. Our mission is to help government officials understand the important role these events have on economies and job creation. We promote the impact of the sector, drive general industry awareness, monitor legislative issues, advocate for the industry’s common interests, and work with partners globally as needed, to maintain a favorable operating environment within the U.S.
ECA provides a long-term strategy focused on creating substantive relationships with policymakers and ensuring priority matters are heard.
Existing industry advocacy efforts are: Exhibitions Mean Business
OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS
The EDPA Midwest is Proudly Sponsored by the following companies:
Display Supply & Lighting
Aria Technology Solutions