Exhibitors are strongly encouraged to express their ideas to the DDW industry and operations staff or to members of the IAC for the meeting. Please refer to the IAC Guidelines for more details.
DDW Show Management
Diedra Crawford, CEM, CMP
Currently Industry Sales and Operations Director at Digestive Disease Week®, Diedra’s team is responsible for all booth and sponsorship sales, as well as all operational aspects of the event.
Diedra brings over 20 years of experience to DDW specializing in trade show marketing strategy development and implementation to include exhibitor and attendee retention, sponsorship development and fulfillment, registration protocol, website development, vendor relationship management, project management, show theme design and production, show operations, education conference management and special events.
Diedra’s experience includes managing The Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show for six years prior to joining the DDW team.
With over 25 years of advertising, exhibit and sponsorship sales experience with various associations, Christopher has served as Digestive Disease Week® Industry Sales Manager for 13+ years. In this role he oversees the exhibit booth and sponsorship sales. He also serves as the primary staff contact for DDW’s Industry Advisory Committee made up of exhibitors and serves as a liaison to several third-party vendors.
Kaitlin has been with DDW® for over two years and came from a pharmaceutical advertising agency where she planned media for major players within the Gastroenterology space. Now serving as the industry senior coordinator, Kaitlin’s main responsibilities are management of the Exhibitor Web Portal, exhibit and sponsorship sales, sponsorship artwork collection and fulfillment, satellite symposia coordination, and assisting the industry team with miscellaneous projects.
Nia Murphy, CEM
During her 10+ year tenure, Nia has various roles in DDW®. As Operations Manager, Nia oversees exhibit hall logistics to include General Service Contractor and EAC coordination, tracks and maintains all required exhibitor documentation including island drawings for compliance, exhibit service manual development, security, floor management, food service and exhibitor education. Nia is also responsible for our attendee engagement activities, product theaters and gamification in conjunction with our mobile application.