Andrea Downs

Andrea Downs

Andrea brings more than 20 years experience in the media and event industry. She is responsible for the production of leading events and media, facilitating key relationships between companies and optimizing their networking opportunities. Andrea specializes in bringing key players to specific industry events and has an accomplished background as an entrepreneur in markets such as Wireless Technologies, Electronic identification, Finance and Investment, Casino and Gaming, finance and investment and Entertainment. Prior to Coastal Shows, Andrea founded the largest independent media business producing conference, tradeshow and business publications in the wireless industry, Shorecliff Communications. Shorecliff events focused on wireless infrastructure and emerging broadband technology as well as the financing and investment in said technologies. As founder and CEO, Andrea expanded the company building a worldwide presence with conferences across the globe. These events include, but are not limited to, The Tower Summit and Tradeshow, BroadbandWorld Tradeshow and Exhibition, Wireless networks and infrastructure London, Frankfurt, Vienna as well as Broadband Asia and RFID (Electronic Identification) Asia. The company was acquired in 2006 by British conglomerate UBM after forming a partnership for growth in 2002 with Landmark Communications. Since then Andrea has been busy serving as a director on the board of several companies.