The Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA) has elected Jay Burkette of ExpoDisplays, to the Executive Board in the role of vice president of administration. This role is a two-year tenured position responsible for monitoring and enforcing the association bylaws and meetings and assisting with administrative matters.
Burkette also will be responsible for coordinating the nomination activities and appointments for Board and Executive Committee positions. This appointment comes after serving as an EDPA board of director for the past two years.
EDPA is the internationally recognized trade association promoting education, leadership and networking for the advancement of the exhibition industry. Founded in 1954, EDPA has more than 400 corporate members in 18 countries that are focused on the design, manufacture, transport, installation and service of displays and exhibits primarily for the exhibition and event industry.
Burkette joins the EDPA executive board with 25 years of industry experience. In his current role as vice president of sales at ExpoDisplays, he is responsible for developing a network of sales dealers, product training initiatives and aiding in the design of new products. ExpoDisplays is a national designer and manufacturer of tradeshow exhibits, custom interior environments and graphics since 1970.