WASHINGTON, DC – Patrick Flynn has joined the National Association of Broadcasters as vice president of sales for conventions and business operations. Flynn will report to NAB Senior Vice President of Business Development David Dziedzic.
As vice president of sales, Flynn is responsible for the planning and development of exhibit, sponsorship and advertising sales strategies for all NAB expositions.
Flynn has been involved in the exhibition and tradeshow industry for 12 years, working with both associations and for-profit sectors. As a former group vice president at VNU Expositions (now Nielson Media) his past tradeshow activities include the selling, marketing and production of numerous events across the United States. Flynn has also played an integral role in launching several new high-level events throughout his career.
In addition to his stint at VNU Expositions, Flynn served as the general manager for National Conference Services Inc. in Columbia, Maryland.
Flynn is recognized not only for his selling and development of events across the country, but also for his involvement in industry associations. He has been an active member of the Society of Independent Show Organizers and the International Association of Exhibitions and Events, serving as a speaker and panelist at past events.
Flynn graduated with a bachelors degree in communications from Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia.
The National Association of Broadcasters is a trade association that advocates on behalf of more than 8,300 free, local radio and television stations and also broadcast networks before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the Courts. Information about NAB can be found at www.nab.org.