Our Mission:

Kessler Promotions, Inc. provides your association with a record of accomplishments and achievements as a successful show promoter in Upstate New York.

In addition, Kessler Promotions, Inc. has been hired on numerous occasions to assist various non-profit organizations and businesses with marketing, development, and management.
Over the past 15 years Kessler Promotions, Inc. has been associated with a variety of shows and expos. It is our intention to always make a difference in the way that a show is executed by providing a creative, pleasant experience for all exhibitors and attendees so they can reap the benefits of our expertise.

Resume of Deborah Kessler, Promoter of Kessler Promotions, Inc.:

Deborah Kessler, BA in Public Relations and Speech Communication, Utica College of Syracuse University 1990.
Kessler has significant community involvement. Currently she is an active board member with the Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce and serves as committee chair for the Small Business Council. Kessler also serves on the board for the Central Association for The Blind and Visually Impaired. Kessler is past board president of Leadership Mohawk Valley and past board member of The Mohawk Valley Advertising Club. Kessler also serves as Vice President for the Glass Hill Golf Course located in Barneveld.  
Kessler has more than 15 years of experience producing, promoting, and marketing trade shows and events. Shows and promotions range from outdoor sports to boat and business expos. “I continue to focus and be consistent in building a solid foundation for all marketing and communications. My number one priority is the exhibitors who participate in the shows that are produced.” Previously she was employed with The Greater Utica Area Chamber of Commerce, formerly known as the Utica Area Chamber of Commerce, as the Public Relations Director. She coordinated monthly events and wrote weekly publications. As the Public Relations Director, Kessler spent a majority of her time enforcing the mission of the Chamber throughout the business community.
Kessler also was employed with Steffen Publishing as an Account Manager in representing national and local publications. 

Kessler spent nine years working as the Director of Marketing for M.A. Polce Consulting, Inc., a local information technologies company. Kessler produced monthly newsletters, Lunch and Learns, and various seminars and events for the current customer bases as well as prospects. Kessler also worked in a dual position serving as an account manager working with various businesses from a wide variety of industries.

Kessler has numerous experiences consulting with non-profit organizations in the development and events funding areas. 

2017 Rising Business of the Year Award Winner – Kessler Promotions, Inc.

2017 Rising Business of the Year Award Winner – Kessler Promotions, Inc.

Kessler Promotions is proud to be the recipient of this year’s Greater Utica Chamber’s Catalyst Rising Business Award. This award is given to a new business in the area that shows rising success with deep involvement in the community. In addition to producing and promoting our own events and trade shows, we work directly with various non-profits in the community to assist them with the growth and development of their own events such as Kids Oneida, Boilermaker Road Race, CNY Labor Agency, and Greater Utica Chamber of Commerce. We would like to thank all vendors, attendees, sponsors, friends, family, and companies who we have worked with for supporting Kessler Promotions, Inc.