ADVOCACY

COMMUNICATION

EDUCATION

GOOD WORKS

 

OUR MISSION:

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.

COVID-19 UPDATE FROM THE EDPA

What is EDPA doing?

EDPA is continuing to work on your behalf to ensure our industry’s voice is heard during this critical time. Read more

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Jackie Hake - Chapter President

Lighthouse Exhibits

Jackie@LighthouseExhibits.com

Kevin Fett   
Ion Exhibits
Kevin.Fett@IonExhibits.com

Cathy Kolf

Display Supply & Lighting

ckolf@dslgroup.com

Tim Artz    
Exhibitus

tim.artz@exhibitus.com

Elizabeth Haney

Acme Design

Elizabeth@acmedesigninc.com

Max Maxwell

EDE

maxwellm@edecorp.com

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Shane Drummond 

Display Supply & Lighting
sdrummond@dslgroup.com

Marissa Hohner

Good Time Creative

marissa@goodtimecreative.com

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Rick Pierson

Brumark

Rick@Brumark.com

THE 2021 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

 

October 14, 2021 @ 4:00

Understanding Mandatory OSHA-10 & OSHA-30 Training for Convention Services in Nevada

Effective January 1, 2020 changes were made to Nevada statutes requiring certain employees performing work at sites where exhibitions, conventions or trade shows occur to receive OSHA safety training

 

Interested in learning more about these changes? This Zoom program will be an opportunity to dig into what the new statutes mean, who they will apply to, and how they can impact our companies and our personnel. 

Location: ZOOM LINK

Please email questions for the speaker in advance to: elizabeth@acmedesigninc.com

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November 9, 2021 @ 5:00

4th Annual Strikes & Scares Charity Bowling Event to Benefit the Alzheimer's Assn.

Catch up with industry friends and bowl for a
good cause IN PERSON at our 4th annual bowling
event benefiting the Alzheimer's Association.

Bowlero: 558 E North Ave, Glendale Heights, IL 60139
Networking: 5:00-6:00PM

BOWL ING: 6:00 - 8:00PM

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ACCESS 2021 is now open for registrations.
November 30th-December 2nd
Get critical insights on what our industry is facing and how to capitalize moving forward.

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What’s Buzzing in the Industry

NEWS
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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 

 Go LIVE Together.

EDPA MIDWEST EARNS "CHAPTER OF THE YEAR"  AT ACCESS 2020

EDPA National hosts an awards ceremony at their President's Gala at EDPA Access every year. In 2020, we followed along virtually through their on demand option  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!

 
OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

The EDPA Midwest is Proudly Sponsored by the following companies:

PLATINUM SPONSORS

Acme Design

Aluvision

Angles on Design

ABCOMRENTS

Aria Technology Solutions

BeMatrix

Blue Pony

Brumark

Cort Furnishings

Employco

Hamilton Exhibits

Ion Exhibits

Katherine Frank Creative

Nichols Display Group

Octanorm

QA Visuals

Oscar & Associates

ShoLink

Smart Source

Stevens Exhibits

Skyline Tradetec

Truss Works

Superior Logistics

Xpert Trade Show Carpet

YOR Design Group

PRESIDENT'S CIRCLE

Exhibitor Live

Nolan Advisory Group

Pulse Studio

SILVER SPONSORS

Classic Exhibits
Display Supply & Lighting
Good Time Creative
Lighthouse Exhibits
Momentum Management
Tazmanian Freight Systems
 
 
CONTACT THE EDPA MIDWEST CHAPTER

1202 75th Street #103

Downers Grove, IL 60516
USA

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