Medtrade appoints new show director
ATLANTA - Medtrade named a new show director. In June, Nielsen Business Media promoted Kevin Bird to the position. He replaces Elizabeth Sommerville, who now serves as group show director of the company's hospitality design division. In this role, Bird will oversee operations for the Medtrade and Medtrade Spring events. Bird has worked with the Medtrade events since 2000 in various positions, most recently as national sales director. Medtrade 2007 will take place Oct. 2 to 4 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.