ATLANTA - The bi-annual ISH North America Show has announced the addition of two key staff members to manage the event, which next takes place Oct. 1-3, 2008, in Atlanta. ISH NA will again include broad partner participation by the American Supply Association, Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association, Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, and the Radiant Panel Association. Messe Frankfurt Inc. (MFI) manages the show.

Jimmy Mouton brings extensive knowledge of trade events to his new role as show manager. Prior to joining MFI, Mouton worked for UP Media’s Tradeshow Group, Shepard Exposition Services, Stormont Trice Hotels, and the Georgia World Congress Center. His posts have provided experience in sales, marketing, management, audiovisuals, and consulting. Mouton is managing all conference, exhibit, and event functions for ISH North America.

“The 2008 ISH North America Show will showcase the newest technology and products, including a special focus on sustainability, conservation, and energy efficiency,” Mouton said. “In addition to the high quality exposition, we plan to increase focus on the quantity and quality of educational content available through this event. We are excited by the early response and are certain show participants will find ISH NA to be the most valuable event they attend next year.”

Scott Easton is now managing the sales of exhibit booths for ISH NA. He has been a trade show specialist for MFI since 2005 and previously worked for VNU’s trade show group and Skyline Exhibits.

Past ISH NA endorsing organizations include the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association, Mechanical Contractors Association of America, United Association, Air Conditioning Contractors of America, Association of Independent Manufacturers Representatives, and Water Quality Association.

To learn more about ISH North America, visit Registration for attendees will open in the spring of 2008. To reserve booth space or become a sponsor, contact Scott Easton at 678-732-2433 or For all other inquiries, contact Jimmy Mouton at 678-732-2413 or

Publication date:10/15/2007