Kent Hopper entered the equine wholesale industry directly out
of college in June, 1968.
Tem-Tex Corporation, a Denver based western clothing company, Hopper
company's National Sales Manager in
1970, Hopper joined the Tony Lama Company and began a 19 year career
the company in Colorado.
Hopper became the first two-term President of the Rocky Mountain Mens &
Club, now known as W.E.S.A., the Western & English Sales Association
based in Denver, Co.
In 1990 and
1991, Hopper represented the Larry Mahan Boot Company and the Rios of
boot companies in various parts of the Rocky Mountains and on the West Coast.
the person who hired Hopper into the industry in 1968, and Hopper again
1992 forming El Paso, TX based Stanley Expositions, Inc. Entering the industry's
trade show sector, Stanley Expositions, Inc. grew into one of the two largest
& English "market" presenters in the U.S.
away in May, 2000 and Hopper assumed the role of President/CEO of Stanley
Inc. Hopper left the company in
December of 2005 after guiding the company
two annual events in Tradeshow Week's Top-100 trade shows in North America.
Expositions, Inc. was formed in 2006.
Wholesale trade shows, or markets, have been held in
Indianapolis, Baltimore and Orlando.
After a 9-year association with the American Equestrian
Trade Association in the King of Prussia, PA area, Hopper has just formed the Charlotte
International Equestrian Market. The
inaugural market will be held in Charlotte, NC on February
18-19-20, 2017. A second bi-annual
event will be held in August, 2017.
Future trade shows
will be held annually the last weekend in
January and the second weekend in August.
Ginger Estepp has worked in the Equestrian Industry from
1992 until present.
Office and Product Manager of Jared Lee Studio, Inc..from
1992 to 2007.
Jared Lee Studio had a hilarious line of gift and clothing
products geared toward the Equestrian Industry.
Ginger was responsible for every aspect of this business including product management, exhibiting
at all trade shows, managing the sales force and personally calling on all
house accounts, production, employees, warehouse and office.
In 2007 Ginger started working for Hopper Expositions, Inc. as an Event Coordinator.
Again, doing whatever is needed with Exhibitors and Buyers
to produce and manage trade shows for the Equestrian Industry having been an exhibitor and selling to the attendees for over 15 years.
HOPPER EXPOSITIONS, INC. STAFF
Hopper Expositions will do whatever it takes
to produce and manage successful Equestrian Trade Shows.
Hopper Expositions, Inc.
Middletown, Ohio 45044
Kent Hopper email: email@example.com