Show season is upon us and we are so excited to have Cindy Henry, Vice President of Buyer Engagement, who leads the team that is responsible for bringing retailers to all IMC markets: Atlanta Market, Atlanta Apparel, High Point Market, Las Vegas Market & Las Vegas Apparel Market, as our guest this week!
A veteran of the gift and home industry for over 20 years, Cindy also served as Executive Vice President for a gift and accessories vendor for 17 years and managed sales, new products, operations and HR. She has been with IMC for six years. As Vice President of Buyer Engagement, she leads the team responsible for all buyers including Key Accounts and Buying Groups and Juniper, IMC’s new online marketplace. An active member in the gift and home industry, she has held leadership positions as secretary on both the boards of directors for the Gift and Home Trade Association and the Gift Sales Manager Association. At the Gift and Home Trade Association, she was awarded the President’s Award for Enthusiasm, Dedication and Leadership.
On this episode, Michelle & Cindy cover topics that include, but not limited to, buyer services, temps, IM Center’s new Juniper Market, differences between the two buildings and all things show related! For those of you who have never attended a show either at High Point, Atlanta or Las Vegas, this is the episode for you!