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The MATE and Home & Health Expo are proudly produced by the NILE.


NILE Office

Phone (406) 256-2495
info@thenile.org


Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1981
Billings, MT 59103

MATE Manager

Phone (406) 651-0440
Fax (406) 651-1922
traci@themateshow.com

Shipping Address:
308 6th Avenue North
Billings, MT 59101


The MATE Team

Traci Marchwinski, MATE Show Manager

Traci Marchwinski, MATE Show Manager

Having been with the show for over 10 years, Traci has industry leading experience and is instrumental in the success of the biggest agriculture trade show in Montana and Wyoming. Vendors know Traci for her tenacity & ability to organize a well-run show. 
Rick Hamilton, NILE Interim General Manager

Rick Hamilton, NILE Interim General Manager

Currently serving as Interim General Manager is Rick Hamilton of Park City, Montana. Rick is the current President-Elect of the NILE Board of Directors and is a liaison between the innerworkings of the General Manager and the Board of Directors.

When the NILE purchased the MATE (Montana Agri-Trade Exposition) Show in 2008, Rick became heavily involved with working with the vendors and event management to ensure the show ran smoothly.
 
Linda McCormick - Office Manager/Membership

Linda McCormick - Office Manager/Membership

Linda oversees all daily office tasks, event ticketing, the Hospitality Committee and the NILE Membership. Linda and her husband Al, became NILE members in the late 80's and both have played an integral part in the NILE Organization. Linda has mainly served as a volunteer on the Hospitality Committee and as a clerk for our NILE fall Livestock and Horse Sales. 
Shelby Shaw , Livestock Manager & Youth Education

Shelby Shaw , Livestock Manager & Youth Education

Shelby's main focus during the MATE Show revolves around organization of the Bull Pen Preview. Along with Bull Pen Preview, she promotes and organizes the NILE Merit Heifer Program and Internships & Scholarships. 
Bonnie DeVerniero, Horse Department Program Director

Bonnie DeVerniero, Horse Department Program Director

The MATE Theater is under the direction of Bonnie during the MATE Show. She also assists with the Info Booth. Bonnie oversees the NILE Raffle Filly during the MATE Show and the new Stallion Row.  
Monica Cellmer, Accounting

Monica Cellmer, Accounting

Monica's tenure with the NILE Organization is second to none. Having retired from her day to day tasks in the NILE Office in August 2021, Monica is still very involved by keeping the NILE and MATE Show accounting in order. 
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