Doug Hart is a new business development leader, innovator and branding professional in the consumer show and event industry. He has been nationally recognized for planning and producing events with a committed focus on vendor and visitor quality, partnerships, marketing, cost control, supplier relationships and smooth operations. Doug is the founder, show director and owner for DesignBuildCincy, which took place at Music Hall. There he developed the strategic, marketing, sales and operations plans which led to sold out shows in 2014 and 2015. For the past six years Doug has been the president and owner of Doug Hart Consulting LLC, where he is in charge of exhibition and conference management, show launches, strategic planning, sales and marketing for owners, associations and institutions. Before Doug Hart Consulting he was president and co-owner of Hart Productions, a very visible and pretty well known family company. Doug has always had a love for interesting, revitalizing cities from a very young age, which influenced his thinking on what makes a great home show. He is motivated to produce trade shows that feature unique locally made products that represent the best a “place” or city has to offer.