a2z Welcomes Bill McGlade, CEM as Director, Strategic Accounts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 05/12/2014
a2z, Inc. announces that Bill McGlade, CEM has joined the organization as Director, Strategic Accounts. With nearly ten years of experience in the exposition industry, McGlade will be working with a2z’s sales team handling a number of strategic client accounts and development of new revenue streams for a2z’s dynamic and growing product portfolio.
“We are delighted to have Bill join our expanding team here at a2z”, said Wayne Crawford, Vice President of Sales at a2z. “He has a deep understanding of how to leverage technology to help exposition producers streamline their processes and maximize revenue, which is our primary business strategy. In addition, he is a true professional and his work as an ambassador within the expo community is a plus for us.”
McGlade most recently served as Senior Management of Business Development at the International Sign Association, where his many accomplishments included significant growth in the categories of sponsorship sales, exhibit sales, international sales and total revenue. International Sign Expo ascended to the ranking of fifth fastest growing show during his tenure at ISA. Bill also held management positions at the American Council for Teaching of Foreign Languages and National Trade Productions.
McGlade holds a Bachelors’ degree from the George Washington University in Washington, DC. He is actively involved in the International Association for Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), and has served as Chair of the IAEE Young Professionals Committee and as member of the International Committee and Expo!Expo! Education Committee at the international level, and as a member of the board of directors for the IAEE Washington, DC Chapter.
a2z, Inc. is the producer of the cloud-based ChirpE Mobile & Social Marketing solutions that are used by hundreds of thousands of event participants in North America. a2z, Inc. powers more than 850 leading events every year. a2z's solutions are used by more events on the 2013 Trade Show Executive Gold 100 list than any other exposition and conference management software provider in the industry.