Beth Cowperthwaite

Beth Cowperthwaite joined Emerald in February 2019 and currently serves as the SVP of Communications, leading the corporate communications and media relations strategy across the company. She is responsible for sharing Emerald’s story across all channels, including traditional PR, social media, thought leadership, employee communications and company events. 

Beth has 20 years’ experience leading corporate communications, public relations and business development for global organizations serving the exhibitions, fashion, technology, healthcare, and manufacturing industries. Prior to joining Emerald, she was Vice President of Corporate Communications for Informa Markets, responsible for leading communication strategy and driving external and internal brand awareness.  Prior to Informa Markets, Beth served Vice President of Communications and Director of Public Relations for UBM Americas (now Informa plc). 

Beth holds a Bachelor of Science from Southern Connecticut State University. She resides in Connecticut with her husband and daughter.