Portland, ME – Christine Salmon, Show Director for Diversified Communications, has been named Show Manager of the Year for 2017 by the Expo Group, a general contractor for the trade show and events industry. The award recognizes trade show organizers who adopt new ideas and create amazing experiences with their attendee and exhibition community. The award was presented to Christine on August 22nd during the TSNN Awards event in New Orleans. In addition, The Expo Group donated $500 in Christine’s name to her preferred charity. Christine is the Show Director for Kosherfest, the world’s largest business to business tradeshow for the kosher food industry. Under Christine’s leadership, Kosherfest has sold out exhibit space and experienced record attendance the past five years. The 2017 edition of Kosherfest will take place November 14-15, at the Meadowlands Exhibition Center in Secaucus New Jersey.