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AmericanHort Announces New Team Members

Chris Beytes

AmericanHort announced that Cindy Lee and Bill Behrens have joined the association team to take the lead on managing Cultivate, AmericanHort’s signature industry event.

Cindy Lee joined AmericanHort in June as Exhibit and Sponsorship Sales Manager. She brings more than 15 years of industry association and trade show management experience. Cindy is well versed in working with exhibitors and sponsors through her most recent role as trade show manager for Ohio Heath Care Association, which hosted a similar, large trade show held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

Bill Behrens joins AmericanHort with more than 20 years at Experience Columbus, the city’s Visitor and Convention Bureau, where he successfully led the development and execution of large trade shows and events in Columbus, and the surrounding region. Bill knows Cultivate well, having worked directly with AmericanHort on the event during his tenure with Experience Columbus and will serve as trade show and event manager.

“With the successful return of ‘in-person’ Cultivate’21 in July, AmericanHort is on track to make the industry’s leading educational and trade show event better than ever,” said Ken Fisher, AmericanHort president and CEO.

Speaking of the show, prime tradeshow exhibit booth locations and event sponsorships are currently available. To learn more, Cindy can be reached at and Bill is at Or get them on the horn at (614) 487-1117. GT