Plans For 2013 Expo East in Atlantic City Continue To Move Forward


Expo East keynote speaker Jeff Zeff

On May 19-22, 2013, the inaugural Expo East comes to Atlantic City, New Jersey, bringing to the East Coast the show experience industry attendees have come to expect at The PPAI Expo in Las Vegas. Alongside the extensive tradeshow and networking opportunities, Expo East will feature the first-rate professional education offerings for which PPAI is known.

Keynote speaker Joel Zeff will head up a new event called Keynote & Cocktails on Tuesday, May 21, from 4-7 pm. A business speaker and author, Zeff will deliver a message on teamwork and leadership. Also on the Expo East roster is Dr. Karen Gordyn, an established expert on understanding and motivating Generation Y. Her keynote luncheon, on Monday, May 20, will explore issues and practices surrounding generational marketing.

Expo East’s education program includes 25 sessions designed along six tracks: Industry Essentials, Sales, Small-Business Owners, Supplier, SAGE and Technology, and all are free to show registrants.

While Atlantic City is near where Hurricane Sandy made landfall, the storm’s aftermath is not expected to impact Expo East. The Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority has announced that the Atlantic City Convention Center and Historic Boardwalk Hall are open for business with neither experiencing significant damage.

To learn more about Expo East, click here.

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