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Rick Chapman joins Xpert Exposition Services as VP National Sales
Published on Mon, Nov 19, 2012 (1:35 p.m.)LAS VEGAS – Xpert Exposition Services, a rapidly growing Las Vegas-based national exposition company specializing in trade shows, corporate events and exhibit installation, welcomes Rick Chapman as vice president of national sales. Chapman will oversee new business development and fortify existing accounts.
“We are thrilled to welcome Rick as our new sales force lead,” said Xpert CFO Robert Breedlove. “Rick is an emphatic leader and brings a wealth of knowledge to Xpert.”
Chapman has spent 34 years in the hotel and convention bureau industry. Before joining Xpert Exposition, Chapman co-founded CS Meetings Direct, an event and meeting planning company. He also formed Connections Group, a strategic alliance of independent convention and trade show companies. Prior to this, he held senior management positions with MGM Grand Reno, Bally’s Reno, San Diego Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, Silver Legacy, Hawaii Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, Reno Sparks Convention and Visitor’s Authority, Reno Hilton, and the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino. Chapman has also been very active with NCOT, IAEE, PCMA, MPI, and ASAE.
About Xpert Exposition Services
Las Vegas-based Xpert Exposition Services, founded in 2009, is a privately owned and operated exposition company specializing in trade shows, corporate events, and exhibit installation and dismantling. Since inception, Xpert Exposition Services has based its services on the principles of excellent customer service at a fair price.
Renowned for its lean operational practices, Xpert believes in efficient resource deployment with the chief aim of maximizing quality, reliability and customer value.
With a blended team of industry veterans and young technology savants, Xpert combines experience and modernity to create distinctive, impactful events. The company’s mission is to continually set the standard of excellence in the trade show industry through hard work, honesty, and integrity. For more information on Xpert Exposition Services, visit www.xpertexpo.com.