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American Heart Association Exhibits Manager in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.

Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in October 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for an Exhibits Managerfor Science Meetings Operations in our National Center office located in Dallas, Texas .

In the role, you will be responsible for organizing and managing exhibitor participation, logistical operations, marketing, sales, and development of the exhibit hall at the assigned conferences. Responsible for increasing exhibitor generated revenue at AHA meetings and enhancing both the exhibitor and attendee experience within the exhibit hall. Responsible for generating revenue of $1 million and oversight of budgetary expenditures of $650,000.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Expand and oversee exhibitor participation, logistics, marketing and planning all exhibit planning for AHA Specialty Conferences including International Stroke Conference to grow and increase revenue for these meetings. Conferences include both in person and virtual components.

  • Ensure production and completion of overall exhibit processes, marketing pieces, web services, exhibitor registration for such related conferences. Prepares and distributes materials and sales collateral for both attendees and exhibitors.

  • Design and execute meaningful in-person and virtual exhibitor events at symposia, forums, or national meetings leading to key stakeholder satisfaction.

  • Manage AHA booth presence at conferences throughout the year. Oversee booth design, set-up and representation schedule.

  • Negotiate and review exhibitor contracts and oversee production of agreed upon services

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or equivalent work experience

  • Four (4) years of experience in sales, conventions, exhibitor marketing or related area

  • Three (3) years of experience in mid- to large-scale event planning both in-person and virtual

  • Three (3) years of experience leading project teams and project development or implementation

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of medical and/or industry meeting/tradeshow planning

  • Proficient in procurement procedures, vendor management, contract review or negotiation

  • Excellent customer service skills with the ability to work with all levels of AHA staff, volunteers, internal and external clients and vendors

  • Excellent written and oral communication required

  • Ability to work independently on multiple projects concurrently. Must be able to manage time efficiently and prioritize to meet deadlines

Preferred Experience:

  • Two (2) years of experience in exhibit or trade show management

  • Meeting management, exhibit or similar certification

The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 1 month ago (9/21/2021 5:21 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-7533

Job Family Group Direct Sales

Job Category Science & Research

Location: Dallas, TX