AMI Names Allison Konczyk Manager, Exposition Sales and Exhibitor RelationsFriday, February 18, 2011
Washington, D.C.— The American Meat Institute (AMI) continues to add to its in-house exhibit sales staff, and today announced that Allison Konczyk has been named manager of exposition sales and exhibitor relations.
In her position, Konczyk will administer all aspects of exhibitor relations for the AMI Expo. Her duties include establishing best practices for booth confirmations and accounting procedures related to exhibit sales, managing invoicing, collection and accounting procedures related to exhibits and sponsorships, handling communication with exhibitors and organizing and producing exhibit sales-related reports and special negotiated trade-out list fulfillments.
Konczyk has more than 10 years of experience in customer service and almost seven years of sales experience, previously serving as event coordinator at the Washington Speakers Bureau, where she worked closely with a variety of clients to aid the sales process and promote future bookings. Prior to that, Konczyk served as client services coordinator for Convention Management Group, Inc., where she planned and executed sales and marketing goals for five annual trade shows including the AMI Expo.
Konczyk earned her bachelor of arts degree in political science and history from the University of Delaware.
AMI represents the interests of packers and processors of beef, pork, lamb, veal and turkey products and their suppliers throughout North America. Together, AMI’s members produce 95 percent of the beef, pork, lamb and veal products and 70 percent of the turkey products in the United States. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the Institute provides legislative, regulatory, public relations, technical, scientific and educational services to the industry. Its affiliate, the AMI Foundation, is a separate 501(c)3 organization that conducts research, education and information projects for the industry.
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