APPA Staff Honored for Outstanding Contributions and Service
Two staff members of the American Pet Products Association (APPA), Sarah Bopp and Kaitlin Simonfay, have received the Diamond Award from the International Association of Exhibitions and Events New York Chapter (NY IAEE). The award recognizes Bopp and Simonfay for their outstanding contributions and service as founding members of the Young Professionals Committee of the NY IAEE in 2015. They currently serve as co-vice-chairs of the committee. At Greenwich, Conn.-based APPA, Bopp is the associate manager, booth sales and operations, and Simonfay is associate manager, association operations.
Additionally, Simonfay is a 2015 IAEE 20 Under 30 Honoree. She was recognized at Expo! Expo!, IAEE’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition to be held in Baltimore, Dec. 1-3, 2015. The IAEE 20 Under 30 program affords young professional exhibitions and events organizers the opportunity to attend Expo! Expo! and to help further their education and experience in the exhibition and events industry.