Maria Lewis Trade Show Coordinator

Maria Lewis

Maria Lewis joined the ATA in September 2009 and works in its New Ulm, Minn., office, where she handles all duties for the ATA Trade Show. In addition to helping exhibitors book booth space, she helps coordinate Trade Show events and programs. She leads the Trade Show team’s site selection and contracting efforts and works closely with all Trade Show Service Providers. 

Lewis’ responsibilities have steadily increased since joining the ATA. In her original role, she served as “exhibitor and member-services manager,” helping members enroll and answering questions about their membership status. She also managed the ATA’s membership rolls to ensure each member’s information remained current and accurate. In September 2013, to further enhance her role as the ATA’s Trade Show coordinator, Lewis completed her Certification in Exhibition Management (CEM) from the International Association of Exhibitions and Events.

Experience Highlights

Lewis graduated from the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minn., with a bachelor's of arts degree in business administration. After graduation, she worked in accounting and customer service for Canyon Outback Leather Goods Inc., in New Ulm. She is a Level 2 archery instructor as recognized by USA Archery and National Field Archery Association. She is active in sports, and has coached high-school teams.