Joins Hannover Fairs USA’s Growing Public Safety Group
CHICAGO – Hannover Fairs USA (HFUSA), the U.S. subsidiary of Hannover, Germany’s Deutsche Messe – one of the world’s largest and most active organizers of capital goods trade shows, announced today that Rachel Lesczynski has been named show manager of INTERSCHUTZ USA. This new event is the U.S. launch of Deutsche Messe’s highly successful INTERSCHUTZ brand and is part of Hannover Fairs USA’s growing public safety group. INTERSCHUTZ is the leading fire service event that takes place every five years, drawing more than 150,000 attendees from around the world to Hannover. Focused on the North American firefighting equipment and safety industry, INTERSCHUTZ USA will take place October 13-17, 2020 in the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa.
Lesczynski, a trade show veteran, joins HFUSA from Access Intelligence. Her background includes conference planning and show management in the Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) markets, as well as work in the Satellite and Oil & Gas markets. Lesczynski will report to Ed Nichols, vice president of events at Hannover Fairs USA.
‘Rachel comes to us with experience at every level of events, including conference management, attendee promotion, operations and show management. Her expertise coupled with her vast experience in the Fire and EMS markets makes her uniquely qualified to succeed in this role,’ said Larry Turner, president and CEO of Hannover Fairs USA.
“I am excited to join Hannover Fairs USA to manage INTERSCHUTZ USA and to work with Deutsche Messe, a globally recognized events’ organizer. To be the brand steward for such a historic brand’s introduction into the U.S. has been a professional dream of mine,” said Lesczynski.
Prior to Lesczynski’s work as conference manager with Access Intelligence, she served as digital operations manager, conference manager, operations manager and show manager at Cygnus Business Media and SouthComm Business Media.
Lesczynski can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (773) 796-4250.
About INTERSCHUTZ USA
INTERSCHUTZ USA is a dynamic global fire-service event that serves the unique needs of the of the U.S. fire service. The inaugural show held October 13-17, 2020 in the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa. will foster discussion, debate and collaboration internationally in addressing firefighting equipment, operations and tactics, and firefighter safety and well-being. The trade show is focused on the needs of U.S. firefighting personnel and leadership and fire service manufacturers and providers.
About Hannover Fairs USA
Hannover Fairs USA, Inc. (HFUSA) is the U.S. subsidiary of Hannover, Germany’s Deutsche Messe – one of the world’s largest and most active organizers of industrial technology events and capital goods trade shows. Chicago-based HFUSA helps U.S. companies expand domestically and internationally through exhibit and sponsorship opportunities at Deutsche Messe’s worldwide portfolio of events. Participation in these events offers U.S. companies an unparalleled opportunity for business development through trade shows and conferences held in Hannover, Germany and North America, as well as in key markets such as China, India, Mexico and Turkey. HFUSA creates qualified new business leads, helps U.S. companies enter new markets and aids them in forming lasting partnerships.