Trade show organizer Urban Expositions recently appointed Joan C. Ulrich to the newly created position of Vice President of New Business Development. In her new position, Ulrich will oversee research and development of new growth opportunities, as well as work with the company’s newly acquired Airport Revenue News (ARN) division.
“Our company has experienced significant growth in recent years and we’re always looking for new acquisition and start-up opportunities that can enhance and strengthen the industries we serve, as well as our own business model,” Urban Expositions President Doug Miller said in a statement. “Joan's extensive trade show industry experience and proven business development skills will be invaluable in helping us take our company to the next level.”
Before joining Urban Expositions, Ulrich spent 14 years with Merchandise Mart Properties Inc. (MMPI), most recently in the role of Senior Vice President, where she was responsible for building revenues for the company’s buildings and trade shows in Chicago, New York, Los Angeles and High Point.