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Atlanta: Shepard announced today the expansion of their marketing and strategy services with the hire of Cory Smith as Managing Director of Digital Solutions. Cory’s role will be to work with clients to grow attendance and enhance customer experience with the activation of strategic technology planning at each touchpoint for the event.

Cory will join Shepard’s marketing services team which provides supplemental services for their clients to help design events and optimize their acquisition, retention, and engagement efforts.  The demand for expertise in the creation of engaging experiences has risen in the past few years, increasing the need for strategic implementation of event and marketing technology.

Cory brings a wealth of expertise to Shepard, having most rece...



ATLANTA – Shepard is pleased to announce its recent hire of Kevin Felton as General Manager of their Los Angeles branch. In this role, Kevin will oversee all operational and production functions of this full-service facility.

“This is an exciting new chapter in my career—one I’ve been working towards for a long time. Having worked in the industry for the past twelve years, I’ve grown familiar with Shepard and its culture, so when the opportunity presented itself, I was confident it was a great move for me,” said Felton.

Felton joins Shepard with over 30 years of operational management, most recently serving as Director of Operations for a large, global event production company. Before that, Felton held positions as Director of Western Operations at Elliott Power systems and G...



Atlanta, GA – Shepard, a leading trade show and event services provider, launched two digital exhibitor planning tools in the first quarter:


Queue-Up – a waitlist tool for Personally Owned Vehicle (POV) exhibitors
Poster Pro – a turnkey platform for poster presentation areas


Both designed and built in-house, these tools enrich the exhibitor experience through easy to use platforms that provide efficiency and flexibility.


Queue-Up allows POV exhibitors the ability to check-in via an online tool and virtually monitor their place in line. Once checked-in, Shepard provides real-time updates to the orga...



Atlanta, GA – Shepard kicks-off a volunteer initiative, May Day, with more than 100 associates from five branches, nationwide—Atlanta, Baltimore, DC, Las Vegas, and Orlando — engaging in a series of diverse volunteer projects that directly benefit their local communities.

May Day is part of Shepard’s GO—Giving Outwardly—program, the company’s philanthropic program that extends the personal contributions of Shepard Associates by enlisting the support of their families, friends and industry peers in a mission of community service. The May Day initiative encourages volunteerism through a hands-on service project outside of the office during regular working hours. Every associate is given the opportunity to participate in lieu of coming into work.

“May Day g...