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Andrew Childers works as the Director of North American Sales and Marketing for a German-based tradeshow and event provider, von Hagen Design.
Having lived and worked in Germany for 18 months, Childers has international business expertise spanning language, culture, European marketing, foreign contract negotiations, and more. As an active salesperson, he travels to the world’s largest tradeshows in dozens of industries in Europe approximately once every six weeks.
Childers works daily with venue staff and clients based in:
• The US, Germany, The Netherlands, The UK, France, Israel, Spain,
Dubai, Norway and Sweden (in roughly that order, as well as others).
Though primarily a sales and marketing person, Childers is also a recognized professional educator to those seeking the Certified Trade Show Marketer designation. Each year he teaches sessions on several international business topics and facilitates professional round table discussions at the exhibit and event industry’s leading annual conference, EXHIBITORLive in his former hometown of Las Vegas. He is also an active volunteer and political advocate for the LGBTQ community.
Educated at Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island with a Bachelors Degree in Advertising and Marketing Communications, Childers has a long standing passion for business and communication—particularly in helping others plan, organize, and succeed in their business ventures.
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