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Dorothy Belshaw

Dorothy Belshaw has served as IMC’s Executive Vice President, Chief Customer & Marketing Officer since 2020, a role in which she oversees all aspects of IMC’s end-to-end customer experience, driving increased buyer acquisition across all Markets, and developing digital tools and services to improve the at Market experience for buyers and tenants.

Dorothy joined IMC in 2012, bringing 20+ years of home and gift tradeshow industry experience to her role as President of its fledgling Gift division, with the specific charge of expanding the Las Vegas Market’s gift, tabletop and housewares offerings. Her role soon broadened across IMC’s Las Vegas and High Point campuses to include marking and digital oversight, with responsibility for brand strategy and business development; digital services; marketing services; and public relations and corporate communications. In 2018, as a member of IMC’s executive leadership team, she helped facilitate IMC’s acquisition and integration of AmericasMart Atlanta, which included the Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. In 2020, she aided the launch of IMC’s new Digital Innovations division, which will bridge IMC’s physical and digital markets, positioning IMC as the only omnichannel sales and marketing platform for the gift, home and apparel industries.

Prior to IMC, she was SVP at George Little Management (GLM), the nation’s largest producer of consumer product tradeshows for the gift and home industries. During her 20-year career with GLM, she served as Director of its New York International Gift Fair (2007-2012); ran its Los Angeles office (2001-2007) which produced the California Gift Show and Gourmet Products Show; and managed GLM’s Canadian Gift Shows.

She graduated from Hamilton College.


September 11, 2020 – International Market Centers (IMC) today announced a new organizational structure for its leasing and leadership teams, which more closely aligns permanent showroom and temporary tradeshow leasing and emphasizes customer experience and partnership. Effective immediately, Dorothy Belshaw and Scott Eckman are promoted into new executive leadership roles; and Ryan Mahoney, Julie Messner, Terence Morris and Caron Stover expand their category-specific leasing responsibilities across all IMC’s campuses.

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December 15, 2021 – International Market Centers (IMC) Chief Customer and Marketing Officer, Dorothy Belshaw, accepted the 2021 Outstanding Show Pro Award Dec. 2 at the annual Trade Show News Network (TSNN) gala event. The award honored Belshaw for leading creation of IMC’s Together Safely COVID protocols, which were developed by combining extensive customer research with local and state guidelines and input from a top epidemiologist.

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ATLANTA – June 28, 2020 – International Market Centers (IMC) today announced the hiring of Sarabeth Jackson as Director of Buyer Engagement for Apparel. Jackson, who brings 10 years of retail, sales, customer service and recruiting experience to the role, reports to Cindy Henry, IMC vice president buyer engagement.

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