Shepard, a trade show services and event production company, announced today the acquisition of Indianapolis-based Markey’s Exposition Services, the sister company of Markey’s Rental and Staging. Markey’s Exposition Services has provided general contracting services to the local region since 2008. Shepard opened their Indianapolis facility earlier this year – the Markey’s acquisition provides an immediate acceleration of growth in the Midwest and increased capability for Shepard’s regional customers.
“We are delighted to welcome the Markey’s expo team to our Shepard family. Their local expertise and client-centered reputation will make for a smooth transition with our Indianapolis team and help us grow our presence in the Midwest, says Carl Mitchell, Shepard’s president. With Shepard’s second acquisition within a month, Mitchell adds, “These acquisitions represent a simple, but effective, growth strategy – we look for companies and people with the same values and the same customer-first approach to business. Customers who seek these attributes in an event partner know they can rely on us to put their success first.”
The Markey’s Exposition Services team and facilities will immediately consolidate into Shepard’s facility and the name will fold into the Shepard brand. Shepard’s Indianapolis facility is located at 1601 West 80th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46278.
Shepard is a nationwide general service contractor, offering a full array of event production services for trade shows, conferences, corporate events, and exhibits. Founded in 1905, this employee-owned company is built on the foundation of customer service with a uniting interest in creating successful, innovative and ultimately impactful face-to-face experiences for organizers, exhibitors, and attendees. For more information on Shepard, please visit the company’s website at www.shepardes.com.