Andrew Ortale

Vice Chair

Andrew Ortale is on the 2012 Board of Directors for IAEE DC ChapterAndrew Ortale
Executive Vice President
National Trade Productions

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Andrew brings a wealth of experiences to National Trade Productions (NTP) from across a variety of industry segments throughout his career.  In his capacity as Executive Vice President, he provides leadership to the Event Services teams ensuring outstanding customer service through the management of NTP’s Client Care Program.

Beginning in 1998 as an Account Executive with Brede Exposition Services in Minneapolis, Andrew’s career included working with convention and visitor bureaus in both Pittsburgh and Orlando, and sales of housing, registration and meeting management services for J. Spargo & Associates.  Immediately prior to joining NTP, Andrew was the Eastern Regional Vice President of Sales for The Expo Group where he helped establish The Expo Group’s brand identity in the Washington DC association market. 

Andrew is actively involved in the trade show industry. He has served on the IAEE Washington DC Chapter Board of Directors since 2007 and currently holds the position of Vice Chair .  He also serves nationally on the Council of Trustees for the CEIR Foundation, and the Krakoff Leaders Institute Committee. He has also served on multiple national committees with the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) throughout his career. Andrew is an alumnus of the IAEE Krakoff Leaders Institute and a member of the Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA).


Andrew holds a bachelor's degree from Creighton University’s School of Journalism with a concentration in advertising.

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