News Release

Monday, February 25, 2019

CONTACT: Katie Schmitt, Media Relations Specialist, kschmitt@wdexpo.com
PHONE:      608-224-6455

Berge Begins as WDE Trade Show Coordinator

MADISON, WIS. – World Dairy Expo is pleased to welcome Mikayla Berge as Trade Show Coordinator. Berge’s responsibilities include assisting with all aspects of sponsorship and Trade Show management, from corresponding with past, present and prospective exhibitors, to floor plan design and sponsor deliverables.

Berge, a December 2017 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, holds a degree in dairy science with a minor in business administration. Most recently, she was a customer service representative for Madison based, Boviteq, USA. In addition, Berge gained on-farm experience as a Dairy Field Technician for AgSource Dairy and as a Loss Control Representative surveying farmers with Nationwide Insurance.

“Mikayla’s background in customer service and organizational skills will serve our exhibitors and sponsors well as they plan their Expo experience,” says Crystal Ripp, WDE Trade Show Manager. “Her on-farm professional experiences and customer-focused mentality will also be great assets to the WDE team as we look to enhance the offerings that World Dairy Expo provides to our attendees and stakeholders.”

Serving as the meeting place of the global dairy industry, World Dairy Expo brings together the latest in dairy innovation and the best cattle in North America. Crowds of more than 65,000 people, from nearly 100 countries, will return to Madison, Wis. for the 53rd annual event, October 1-5, 2019, when the world’s largest dairy-focused trade show, dairy and forage seminars, a world-class dairy cattle show and more will be on display. Visit worlddairyexpo.com or follow WDE on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or YouTube for more information. 

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