American Pet Products Association (APPA) announced three staff promotions including Tracey Wilson as Associate Director, Special Events and Meetings, Chris Bonifati, CEM as Manager Attendee Services and Corinne Stoutenberg as Manager, Industry Relations.
Wilson is responsible for a wide variety of tasks associated with planning and executing Global Pet Expo, including vendor management, coordinating meeting rooms for exhibitors and overseeing the largest new products showcase. Wilson is one of APPA’s longest serving employees; she has been with the company since January 2000. She previously served as Senior Show Manager, Special Events and Meetings.
Having previously served as Assistant Manager, Attendee Services, Bonifati has been with APPA since February 2015. He manages Global Pet Expo buyer registration, maintains the buyer database, provides in-depth attendee analytics and oversees the attendee qualification process on-site the trade show.
Stoutenberg has been with the company since March 2017 and manages APPA Board of Director’s engagement and meeting planning, overseeing and executing all meeting functions for board meetings as well as other industry-related initiatives. She also manages Global Pet Expo exhibitor registration, oversees registration logistics on-store and is responsible for the development of Global Pet Expos official show directory.
“We are thrilled to be promoting these three team members that all play integral roles in the continued growth and success of APPA and Global Pet Expo,” said Steve King, President of APPA. “We look forward to their future contributions and accomplishments at APPA.”