Our goal is to bring qualified and refreshing industry events for independents, luxury brands and lifestyle travel companies plus our favorite big brands in the marketplace.

The LA & NYC Trade Show Team!


Jody Flowers

Director The LA Trade Show, President & Owner of Flowers Hotel Group 

Jody has over 25 + years of hospitality experience. Since 2007, Jody is the sole owner of Flowers Hotel Group, a boutique sales and marketing firm based in Los Angeles, representing US and international hotels for the entertainment and corporate market. She also founded and operates The LA Trade Show, The NYC Trade Show since 2013 and The Fall Classic, The Golf Tourney for the hospitality industry.
The La Trade Show, Inc. is the voice for the independents and favorite big brands, incorporating direct sales, tabletop presentations, rich educational content in timeless and unique environments in Los Angeles, New York City and other cities.  For more information, please see www.thelatradeshow.com  or www.flowershotelgroup.com
Jody is a 1988 Purdue University West Lafayette Indiana graduate, a member of Chi Omega sorority, she also has a 1991 AOS in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales in Charleston, South Carolina. She is past special events for SCCMPI(2000), Los Angeles Business Travel Association (LABTA),  past- treasurer, 2013 &2014 and is currently the co-president of the book club at Elysian Heights Elementary. Jody loves to spend time with her husband, two boys and is active in supporting her local public schools in LA.


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Britney Luedke
Special Projects Coordinator

Indiana University 2014 Bloomington, Indiana Graduate
Tourism, Hospitality, and Event Management Major

Customer-minded and energetic, Britney has diverse experience related to event planning and coordination, hospitality management, and ensuring positive customer experiences. We are glad to have her on board!


Delphia McCarty
Event Manager

Thomas Edison University 2007
Trenton, New Jersey Political Science Major

Delphia McCarty has 12 years of marketing expertise across traditional and digital media with a focus on tourism.  As the owner of McCarty Creative Strategies, Delphia works directly with you on your marketing goals and leverages an accomplished team of specialists to achieve them. Delphia and her company are happy to partner with Flowers Hotel Group in operations.  Delphia's full time job is Owner of  McCarty Creative Strategies


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Mara Knight

Marketing & Public Relations
Website & Graphic Design - The LA & NYC Trade Show / Flowers Hotel Group

Owner, Notte Grafica Design & Marketing

Mara is an accomplished Marketing Professional and Graphics/Web Designer whose background extends from the Travel/Hospitality Industry to the Music Business. Through her exceptional work and customer relations, she has become a vital resource within the company. Mara has been with the LA Trade Show and Flowers Hotel Group since 2013. She is also a linguist and world-traveller.

Pasadena City College
Physics Major / Music Minor



Lenore Meyerhoff

Sales & Marketing Assistant

Lenore Meyerhoff has over 20 years experience working as an administrator/ office manager. She currently volunteers at the Veteran's Administration, West Los Angeles, assisting in the Interior Design Dept./Facilities Management.  Born in Brooklyn, New York and living in Los Angeles since 1954.  She is an awesome associate at Flowers Hotel Group and The LA/NYC Trade Show.


Marilyn Librea-Acob
Accounting Administrator

Polytechnic University 1987 Philippines
Computer Data Processing Management Major

Marilyn has provided over 20 years of accounting services for small to medium sized businesses. Originally from the Philippines, Marilyn makes her home in Southern California and enjoys volunteering at her children’s school and activities.



April Stewart
LA & NYC Trade Show Coordinator

University of Massachusetts 2013 Lowell, MA
Mathematical Major

A graduate from the University of Massachusetts, she has spent the last few years working as an operations coordinator and brings a new perspective to The LA Trade Show. April will be working with the marketing team to help with the organization and planning of future events.


Brooke Klein
Software Trainer/Excel Expert

Tulane University New Orleans 1989 Mathematical and Economics Major

Every company needs an excel and software expert! Brooke is that person.