(Greenwich, CT) — Andy Darmohraj, Executive Vice President & COO of the American Pet Products Association (APPA) is proud to announce that Sarah Bopp, Associate Manager Booth Sales & Operations at APPA, has received the 2015 IAEE Rookie of the Year Award.
The Rookie of the Year Award recognizes excellent professional performance by an IAEE member with three or less years of full-time exhibitions and events industry experience.
“The trade show staff is truly extraordinary and to see one of our up-and-coming, rising stars honored for her contributions is fantastic,” said Darmohraj. “We proudly congratulate Sarah for all her hard work, and are confident she has a bright future in event management.”
This year's award winners were selected after careful consideration and review by the IAEE Awards Committee and approval by the IAEE Board of Directors, following an open call for nominations earlier in the year.
"We were very impressed with the nominations we received this year and congratulate these very deserving honorees," said 2015 IAEE Awards Committee Chairperson Randy Bauler, CEM. "It is very fulfilling to the Awards Committee to know that IAEE members represent the best that the exhibitions and events industry has to offer."
The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading not-for-profit trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958. APPA membership includes more than 1,100 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises. APPA's mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet product industry and to provide the services necessary to help its members prosper. Visit www.americanpetproducts.org for more information.
Trusted since 1928, IAEE provides quality and value to its members through leadership, service, education and strong relationships. IAEE is the largest association of the exhibitions and events industry in the world, with a membership of show organizers, exhibitors and exhibition suppliers. Organizers of more than 20,000 exhibitions and buyer-seller events around the world are members of IAEE, and the organization advocates and promotes the awareness of face-to-face exhibitions and events as the primary medium for business development and growth. IAEE provides relevant, timely and innovative education to its members and the industry. IAEE recognizes its strategic partners: BearCom, Delta Airlines, New Orleans Morial Convention Center, New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau, Orange County Convention Center, San Antonio Convention & Visitors Bureau, SkyTeam Airline Alliance, Streampoint Solutions, Visit Anaheim, Visit Baltimore, Visit Orlando and VoiceLogic. Visit www.iaee.com for more information.