Adam Wilson

Adam Wilson

Work History

Work History
Jun 2007 - Present

On-site Coordinator
  •         Managed registration stations, internet cafes, continuing education, and exhibitor services for                 trade shows, meetings and expositions.
  •         Coordinated all on-site needs and requirements, such as floor plans, electricity, internet,                         temporary staff, and testing/production of the show.
  •         Trained and managed temporary staff to use equipment for the duration of the event.
  •         Sold/rented products to exhibitors,  regularly met sales goals of between $2,000- $20,000.
  •         Maintained client relationships before and after the events. 
Nov 2006 - May 2007

Publicity Chair

Penn State Behrend
  • Coordinated print and radio advertisement  and ticket giveaways.
  • Designed promotional materials.
Jan 2007 - May 2007

Event Coordinator Intern

Erie County Historical Society
  •         Wrote several press releases for different events and museum displays.
  •         Planned and coordinated a trolley ride of Erie area cathedrals, hosted meetings with different                 church officials, put into motion two additional trolley tours.
  •         Helped plan a Civil War re-enactment, wrote a PA grant and a Wegman's food grant, created a               budget for Civil War re-enactment.
  •         Planned and coordinated a Boy Scout Exploration Day, which included a rifle demonstration,                 archeological dig, and horse riding.
  •         Contacted different vendors to help with demonstrations.
Aug 2006 - May 2007

Night Manager

Penn State Behrend
  •  Set up audio visual equipment and troubleshoot problems for night time events.
  •  Instructed students on how to operate equipment, resolved students complaints.
    Nov 2005 - May 2007

    Disc Jockey

    Expy Inc
    •  Master of Ceremonies
    •  Coordinated with venue staff
    •  Troubleshoot client  and venue problems
    •  Created and implemented new employee training program


    Jan 2009 - Present


    Hood College
    Aug 2003 - May 2007

    Bachelor of Arts

    Penn State Behrend

    Public Relations: 

    • Hosted the campus film festival, determined location of the venue based on traffic volume, advertised with unique posters, solicited students at Behrend and other colleges for use of their films.
    • Organized and moderated focus groups to determine attendance incentives and practical time
    • Attendance exceeded expectations.

    Media Writing: 

    • Developed a mock advertising and public relations campaign for Therapeutic     Riding of Erie County
    • Wrote the script for a TV commercial, as well as several press releases.




    I traveld to over 30 trade shows all around the country.

    Public Speaking

    Microsoft Office Suite

    Audio Visual:  Sound Forge, Acid Pro, Sony Premier, Script Writing. Computer:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access    

    Leadership Experience

    Delta Chi Fraternity

    •   Philanthropy Chair, Rush Chair, Public Relations Chair, Housing Chair, Awards       Chair
    •   Prioritized necessary task
    •   Organized groups of people for events
    •   Organized work effort