Colette FairchildWells, Maine – March 25, 2016—Colette Fairchild, CEM, CMP, has joined FirstSource Events, and its parent company, International Conference Development, one of the industry’s leading networking event producers.  As Event Director, she will play an integral role in the development of a series of new and existing hosted buyer events, networking conferences and tradeshows.

Fairchild brings more than 25 years of experience in several different industries, including pet, dental, beauty, agricultural and pharmaceutical. She received Trade Show News Network’s (TSNN) Show Manager of the Year Award as well as a Best Website Award from the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) in 2013 when she was tradeshow director for Total Pet Expo.

“I’m very excited to play a key role in managing top quality events that focus on providing the ROI needed by high-volume buyers and leading suppliers that’s so crucial to business success,” Fairchild said.

Bill Doherty, President of International Conference Development, LLC, FirstSource Events’ parent company, added, “The team is delighted to have Colette join us. Colette’s expertise and experience will be a major asset for us.  I’m confident she’ll help us continue to grow and bring new ideas that will contribute to our continued success.”

Colette will be based in Chicago and can be reached at