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Josh Dennis Earns EXHIBITOR’s Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) Designation

11/23/2016 - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and services focusing on the defense, security, medical instrumentation, and commercial aviation markets; and Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that Josh Dennis, Event Specialist II at Elbit Systems of America, has joined the ranks of the trade show industry’s top talent by earning his EXHIBITOR’s Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) credentials.

 “It is not a surprise that Josh has earned the coveted designation of CTSM,” commented Bob Edmonds, VP of Marketing at Elbit Systems of America. “Josh’s commitment to excellence is evident in his detailed execution of our events and the ability to meet and exceed our business objectives.”

The CTSM designation is awarded by EXHIBITOR in affiliation with Northern Illinois University Outreach and reflects adherence to the highest educational standards of trade show and event marketing. For more information about the CTSM program, go to

“Josh’s thirst for learning, and then applying what he learned to be the best he could be, really impressed me,” said Jan Nelson, CTSM, executive director of the CTSM program. “He shows a true commitment to trade show management - to working hard, applying his knowledge and skills, and improving his company’s program. I’m proud to award him his CTSM credentials.”

"It was clear from the very beginning that Josh is a student of the industry and understands what it takes to be a successful trade show marketer while also being dedicated to advancing his knowledge and skills within the field," said Jay Menashe, CTSM, who served as Josh's advisor. "It was great working with him on his portfolio!"

Josh will be recognized at the annual CTSM graduate awards ceremony at EXHIBITORLIVE, the 29th Annual Conference for Trade Show and Corporate Event Professionals, to be held March 12-16, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. For more information go to

About Elbit Systems of America
Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and sustainment services focusing on defense, homeland and cyber security, medical instrumentation and commercial aviation. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT,) a global electronics company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For more information go to

About Exhibitor Media Group The leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, Exhibitor Media Group publishes the award-winning EXHIBITOR magazine, a monthly publication featuring best practices in trade show marketing. EXHIBITOR'S Learning Events include: EXHIBITORLIVE, the training conference for trade show and corporate event professionals; EXHIBITORFastTrak accelerated learning conferences; and EXHIBITOR eTrak, professional online learning. Exhibitor Media Group is also the founder and sponsor of CTSM (Certified Trade Show Marketer), the world's only university-affiliated professional certification program. Learn more at

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