Lime I&D Hires New Director of Labor Operations

(Rachel Purgiel)


WORCESTER, MA – September 21, 2021—Lime I&D is thrilled to announce the newest member of its leadership team, Rachel Purgiel, who will be taking on the role of Director of Labor Operations.

Led by highly skilled trade show and events operations manager Bill Watson, Lime provides complete, high-quality labor and service management to ensure event environment installations and dismantles occur successfully and with the utmost attention to detail. And Purgiel will now be directing the operations of this BlueHive Group affiliate brand for both its Worcester headquarters and Portsmouth, NH satellite office.

As Director of Labor Operations, Purgiel’s primary responsibilities include developing and maintaining labor provider partnerships nationwide and assisting with Lime’s invoicing. She will also be actively representing Lime in sales presentations and assisting in the completion of labor service RFPs. Previously, Purgiel worked with Boston-based trade show management firm Nth Degree, as first a Customer Service Representative and then Boston City Representative Manager, where she was instrumental in building the Boston union seniority list for Nth Degree and managed the 17-member seniority list as well as all union labor that worked for the city office. Most recently, Purgiel held the role as the acting City Manager for Boston and took over all responsibilities for the city.

Purgiel holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from University of Maine Farmington and applies her interpersonal skills and passion for supporting others in her labor management efforts for the trade show industry.

“Rachel has been able to expertly navigate the ins and outs of labor management over a short period of time,” reports VP, Operations of Lime I&D Bill Watson. “Her successes planning and managing labor at trade shows all over New England has made her an asset to the Lime team and we look forward to the continued growth she will bring to the BlueHive Group.”


About Lime I&D Services:

Lime I&D Services, an affiliate of privately owned BlueHive Group, is a labor installation and dismantle management firm headquartered in Worcester, Mass. and with a satellite office in Portsmouth, N.H. Launched in 2020, Lime’s mission is to provide complete, high-quality I&D service management to ensure event environment installations and dismantles occur successfully and with the utmost attention to detail, acting as a collaborative and strategic partner that clients can rely on by providing expert turnkey labor management services. Lime I&D services clients across the domestic United States, with hubs in Boston, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Anaheim, Calif., and Orlando, Fla. For more information on Lime, visit