Andmore Adds New VP Business Development Role

Omnichannel wholesale marketmaker Andmore has promoted Joy Valle to the newly created role of vice-president of business development.

“As our new Andmore brand hits its stride, we are focused on creating more opportunities that provide more value for more buyers and sellers,” says executive vice-president and chief growth officer Dorothy Belshaw. “Joy’s extensive experience and strong industry relationships well position her to explore, imagine and cultivate new offerings and experiences that will enhance and extend Andmore’s impact on the industries we serve.”

Valle assumes the role as Andmore, formerly International Market Centres, launches an initiative dedicated to surfacing new ideas that will extend the value of its buying events and year-round sourcing opportunities. In her new position, she is responsible for identifying, incubating and launching new business that expands Andmore’s footprint in the home, gift, furniture and apparel industries. As part of her responsibilities, Valle will continue to manage a focused portfolio of gift accounts across all Andmore campuses.

Joy Valle

Since joining then-International Market Centres in 2012, Valle has served as both director and vice-president of leasing, led the launch of multiple categories, developed new product destinations, and introduced industry-leading representative groups and manufacturers to the market. She has been integral in the establishment of Las Vegas Market as the leading home furnishings and gift market in the western U.S. Prior to her work in Las Vegas, Valle was active in the West Coast gift trade show circuit, launching Beckman’s West Handcrafted Show in Los Angeles, and serving as sales manager for several gift shows.

Additionally, Valle brings exhibition management expertise to the role. She is a certified in exhibition management advanced professional (CEM-AP) by the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE), and a certified meeting professional (CMP) by the Events Industry Council. She most recently served on the board of directors for the southwest chapter of IAEE, and currently serves on the IAEE CEM commission.

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