Developing new business and overseeing programs designed for existing clients is the role for a seasoned Adcraft account executive new to the company that specializes in exhibit design, construction and related services.
Adcraft officials recently appointed Kevin Winkelman as an account executive. In this role, Winkelman develops new business and oversees the programs for existing clients. His responsibilities include developing, presenting and overseeing the execution of exhibits to enhance clients’ tradeshow presence and corporate venues. Additionally, his experience with attractions, sports teams and universities further extends Adcraft’s presence in these markets.
“Kevin understands the importance of learning a client’s objectives and then developing and presenting the right displays to support their image and goals,” said Shea Blanton, vice president, Adcraft. “His experience with a range of clients in key market segments furthers our ability to continue our growth. We pride ourselves on offering a full range of exhibit services, from exhibit design to installation, from warehousing to shipping. He plays an important role as we focus on ensuring that our clients receive everything they need to enhance their image, reputation and awareness.”
Winkelman formerly worked as an account director for Metromedia Technologies, a display and print company. He managed a 10-state region, developing programs to increase the image and awareness of professional and minor league teams, universities, music venues, arenas and public and private corporations. Clients included Anheuser-Busch, Bass Pro Shops, University of Missouri-Columbia, St. Louis Rams and Cardinals and the Missouri Botanical Gardens.
Founded in 1933, Adcraft was one of the first companies to offer tradeshow exhibit design, construction and related services. The St. Louis-based company is an industry leader in designing and fabricating custom exhibits for tradeshows, corporate exhibit showrooms, lobby displays and museums. The family-run business offers a full menu of services, including exhibit design, tradeshow exhibit rentals, exhibit booth installation and dismantling, exhibit graphics, tradeshow planning and warehousing.