ProExhibits Achieves Remarkable Milestone: 11th Consecutive Year in Event Marketer’s Fab 50

ProExhibits proudly announces its unparalleled achievement of being named to Event Marketer’s prestigious Fab 50 list for an astounding 11th consecutive year.

The Fab 50 list represents an exclusive compilation of the elite exhibit fabricators within the event and trade show industry. Each company subjected itself to Event Marketer’s rigorous selection process, which meticulously evaluated client references, case studies, business practices, and design excellence.

In crafting the 2023 Fab 50 list, the panel of judges placed a strong emphasis on traditional trade show and event design and fabrication. This year’s roster spotlights the finest exhibit fabricators that have made a significant impact on the industry’s evolution. Event Marketer also commends companies that have demonstrated growth and expansion within their organizations, along with their ability to enhance service offerings for their clientele.

ProExhibits remains a pioneer in the industry by providing a comprehensive suite of in-house services encompassing design, fabrication, and client support. Beyond trade shows, the company excels in delivering end-to-end corporate event marketing services, spanning corporate events and virtual experiences. ProExhibits’ hallmark offering, the groundbreaking 3D immersive digital platform known as XtendLive, sets new standards for immersive and engaging event solutions.

Commenting on this extraordinary achievement, ProExhibits President Dick Wheeler expressed his gratitude, stating, “We are deeply honored to receive this prestigious award for the 11th consecutive year. Our success is a testament to the unwavering dedication of our hardworking team, the trust and collaboration of our valued clients, and the enduring support of an industry that has relied on us for over three decades.”

ProExhibits continues to lead the industry in delivering innovative and transformative event and trade show solutions, solidifying its well-deserved place among Event Marketer’s Fab 50 for an extraordinary 11th year.

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About Event Marketer

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About ProExhibits

ProExhibits is a renowned industry leader in event and trade show solutions, offering a comprehensive range of in-house services, including design, fabrication, and client support. With over 30 years of unwavering commitment, ProExhibits excels in delivering exceptional experiences for trade shows, corporate events, and virtual engagements through its groundbreaking 3D immersive digital platform, XtendLive. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, ProExhibits is dedicated to exceeding client expectations and driving success in the event and trade show industry. For more information, please visit

Jack Connolly

Executive Creative Director

As an experiential creative director, Jack prefers to draw outside the lines. He tells stories with original content and impactful design to ignite meaningful conversation.


Jack brings 20 years of event industry knowledge to ProGlobalEvents. He specializes in building live & virtual platforms for audiences to connect, engage and immerse themselves in the power of a shared experience. His skills range from ideation and concept development to defining an attendee journey through storytelling and design.

Jack understands the creative process is not linear, but a collaborative process between agency and client. He manages teams of designers and technology developers to pioneer impactful brand experiences. His diverse skillset and leadership ensure for award-winning results and memorable impressions.


In 2019, BizBash named Jack one of the top event designers in North America. SXSW awarded his work the “People’s Choice in Innovation” in 2021.

Jerome Nadel

Chief Marketing Officer

Jerome Nadel is Internationally experienced design-led marketing executive (CMO and GM) with a track record of improved market position, revenue growth, and M&A. He is an advance degreed psychologist and user experience product/service design expert, board member and advisor.


Prior to joining ProGlobalEvents |ProExhibits |XtendLive, he has had a variety of chief marketing officer and chief user experience officer roles at companies including Rambus, BrainChip, Human Factors International, SLP InfoWare, Gemplus, and Sagem. He started his career in the IBM Human Factors Labs.


He is also an avid cyclist with National and multiple California State Champion titles.

Ivan Fujihara

Chief Financial Officer

Ivan brings 25+ years in senior level management experience from a variety of technology industries.  His background includes accounting management, analytics and audit management for technology companies.  He has worked with companies such as THX, Ltd, Recruitology , Double Click, Creative Labs and more.  Ivan has also served on the board of Lincoln Families, a non-profit that supports East Bay children with the objective of disrupting the cycle of trauma and poverty.

Matt Rulis

Vice President of Sales

Matt is a marketing professional and has been managing marketing strategies, campaigns and environments for a diverse client base for over 15 years. From a service perspective, Matt and his team of Account Executives focus on fostering relationships to uphold a greater than 99% customer satisfaction rating year-over-year. Additionally, with extensive experience on the client-side of the industry, he understands that alignment between expectation and budget is paramount to a successful project. As a result, ProGlobalEvents' clients can expect a competitive advantage paired with top quality products and services. Matt is an avid fly-fisherman, enjoys most outdoor activities and is a true college football fanatic.

Tom Foley

VP of Operations

Heading the fabrication side of ProGlobalEvents is exhibit and event industry veteran, Tom Foley. For over 35 years he has been responsible for building amazing exhibits and environments for clients. Tom started out in the production area and has broad experience in project and operations management. He currently oversees production, warehouse, graphics and project management departments. Tom studied machine tool technology and welding before entering the industry. As a true "builder" he also enjoys restoring and modifying classic American cars.

Dick Wheeler


Dick serves as President of ProGlobalEvents and President of ProExhibits and is a board member of CEMA (Corporate Event Marketing Association). At ProExhibits he has been nationally recognized as an innovator and driving force in the fast-growing trade show exhibit and event industry. Under his leadership in 1997, the firm received INC magazine’s INC 500 award as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. His informative articles on developments and innovations in the trade show exhibit and event industry have appeared in national trade publications. Dick has a B.S. degree from Wittemore School of Business & Economics at the University of New Hampshire and has completed the Entrepreneurial Executive Leadership Program sponsored by MIT, YEO and INC. He is actively involved in Vistage, an interactive group of over 20,000 CEO’s and presidents worldwide and is a member of CEMA and EDPA.

Jody Tatro

Chief Executive Officer

In addition to being CEO of ProGlobalEvents, Jody is also the CEO of ProExhibits. With Jody at the helm, the company has been recognized repeatedly as one of the Top 50 Women Owned Businesses in Silicon Valley. She has set the outstanding client service standards for which the firm’s account management team is noted. Jody is a recipient of the YWCA’s Tribute to Women Award, the Junior League Community Volunteer Award and is listed in Who’s Who of Women in Business. Following her graduation from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Jody held various sales positions in several technology companies.