EID Executive Director named

Trinkel currently leads marketing and events efforts for the region’s only business improvement district

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The Downtown Evansville Economic Improvement District (EID) Board of Directors today announced the appointment of Adam Trinkel as the Executive Director for the EID. Trinkel currently serves as the EID’s Marketing, Communications, and Events Director and begins the new role on October 2, 2023. He will provide leadership for all aspects of the EID and is charged with leading the EID in its mission to create a more active and inclusive Downtown Evansville.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Trinkel. Adam has been with the EID since 2018 and has provided valuable contributions to growing the EID and to position Downtown Evansville as a more active and inclusive place for businesses, residents, and visitors,” said John Lamb, Chair of EID Board of Directors.

Trinkel currently leads marketing, communications, and event efforts for the organization that represents over 450 properties that receive self-funded benefits in the central business district of Downtown Evansville. During his tenure, the EID launched the Downtown Evansville brand, increased its online presence through the creation and development of a website and highly engaged social media channels, and organized 12 signature events that welcome over 50,000 visitors annually Downtown. He has also developed relationships with Downtown business owners, created a growing event volunteer program, and launched and sustained a sponsorship program that generates in excess of $100,000 annually.

“Building relationships with Downtown property owners, businesses, residents, workers, sponsors, volunteers, and visitors during the past five years has been the most rewarding aspect of my work. The EID team is a hard-working group of individuals who all remain passionate about our work to foster a growing and vibrant neighborhood. I am excited to lead this important work,” said Trinkel.

The EID has office space in Innovation Pointe located at 318 Main Street in Downtown Evansville.