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Trade Show Executive Promotes Maddy Ryley to Managing Editor

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CHICAGO — Trade Show Executive (TSE) promoted Maddy Ryley, from Senior Associate Editor to Managing Editor.

In this role, she will oversee the daily operations of the website’s content as well as manage the monthly print edition of Trade Show Executive Magazine, from story assignments, writing, editing and working through the production and design process.

“It’s with great pleasure that we promote Maddy Ryley to Managing Editor of Trade Show Executive. Since she started with TSE as an intern, she has continued to rise through the ranks because of her professionalism as a journalist and eagerness to learn,” said Gabrielle Weiss, Vice President and Editor-in-Chief, Trade Show Executive Media Group. “As Senior Associate Editor, Maddy showed her ability in coordinating every aspect of our award-winning e-newsletter and digital trade show industry news and content. Her ability to cheerfully manage the assignment desk for our digital assets, adapt to learn digital best practices, and anticipate news stories made her a natural pick for this critical role. It is a privilege to reward her great work and to watch her develop on her career path.”

Maddy started at TSE in May of 2020 as an editorial track intern and found a passion for the trade show industry. She joined TSE full time as an Associate Editor following her graduation as a Magna Cum Laude from the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism in May of 2022. Earlier this year, Maddy was recognized by the ASBPE with the Azbee’s Regional Bronze Award in the Group Profile category of 2023 for her coverage on the TSE’s Women to Watch recipients and Regional Bronze Award in the E-Newsletter – General Excellence category for her work on TSE’s widely read weekly e-newsletter. Most recently, Maddy served as Associate News Editor and then Senior Associate Editor, as she took on more responsibilities with digital content, assignment desk duties and wrote feature articles for TSE’s print magazine.

Reach Gabrielle Weiss at (312) 493-7753 or; Maddy Ryley at (815)955-7032 or

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