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Chris Nemchek, Coach Global Solutions

Chris Nemchek, Coach Global Solutions –Indoor Ag-Con Advisory Board

Chris Nemchek, president, Coach Global Solutions, is a 28-year veteran of the International Exhibition and Global Commerce Industries. He spent 22 years at the Specialty Food Association (SFA) .  In addition, he is well recognized for his role in leading and developing the Fancy Food Shows into North America’s premiere specialty food marketplace.

As Senior Vice President at SFA, Nemchek oversaw a number of departments. Among them, departments responsible for developing and driving the strategic direction of the Fancy Food Shows.  In addition, he also over saw departments driving all revenue generation for the SFA enterprise and SFA member success. His work included development and execution of membership growth and advancement programs. He enjoys building relationships and partnerships.  These include domestic and international trade associations, governmental agencies and trade show organizers from around the world.

Following his years at SFA, Nemchek was named General Manager of the newly launched Plant-Based World Conference & Expo in August of 2019, where his role was to oversee the future growth of the event and expansion of the brand.

A frequent speaker at industry conferences, Nemchek’s industry leadership includes Board of Directors of the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and their NY Chapter (NYIAEE).  He is also past chairman of IAEE’s MATSO Council advancing the interests of the US’s largest trade shows.