Rochelle Richardson, CEM, is the Senior Vice President of Expositions and Events for AVIXA™, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association. Rochelle leads the strategy and operations for the annual North American InfoComm show, in addition to all conferences and events in North America.
Richardson is a strategic leader in exhibition and events management, with more than 20 years of experience. Her career spans the gaming, hospitality and for-profit trade show industries, both domestically and internationally. Previously, she was at LIGHTFAIR International, the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting show. The exhibition currently ranks as the 70th largest in the United States by Trade Show Executive, up from 167th when Richardson assumed the position. Under her leadership, LIGHTFAIR grew significantly and increased in size from 155,000 net square feet to more than 280,000 nsf.