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Company Overview of Global Experience Specialists, Inc.

Company Overview

Global Experience Specialists, Inc. provides services for live events, exhibitions, conferences, congresses, corporate events, exhibits, and entertainment experiences globally. It offers corporate event, exhibition, exhibit design and program management, integrated marketing and measurement, dynamic corporate and consumer events, permanent installations, in-house audio visual, event accommodations, logistics, art, official show, cuttingedge, creative and design, marketing and measurement, science, service, technology, creative design, strategy, audio visual, show production, museum exhibitions, retail merchandising units and kiosks, and holiday experiences services. The company serves market...

7000 Lindell Road

Las Vegas, NV 89119

United States

Founded in 1939

Phone:

702-515-5500

Fax:

702-515-5765

Key Executives for Global Experience Specialists, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 46
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Chief Operating Officer
Managing Director of UK
Executive Chairman of EMEA and President of Melville Exhibition & Event Services
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Global Experience Specialists, Inc. Key Developments

GES Appoints Executives to its Corporate Marketing Team

GES announced that Valerie Carstens, Kiel Jared and Val Gardner have joined its Corporate Marketing team. As part of its global growth strategy, the company has increased its focus on corporate marketing with an emphasis on modern marketing and leveraging technology to create a seamless customer experience. Carstens joins the company with more than 20 years of experience in integrated marketing, corporate communications and branding. With considerable experience in technology and insurance sectors, she has led communication and branding efforts through a number of major acquisitions and corporate realignments. Most recently she was the owner of Carstens & Company. In her role as Vice President of Branding and Corporate Communications, Carstens works in partnership with the marketing team and leadership to enhance GES' global brand presence. Jared's more than 15 years of marketing experience includes user experience design, technology, and thought leadership to deliver web-based marketing solutions. As Director of Digital Marketing at the company, Jared works collaboratively with design and technical teams to ensure measurable results are delivered. Gardner is a marketing strategist and analyst, leading strategic product and solution initiatives from concept through to scalable solutions. As Director of Global Marketing Operations, Gardner ensures planned results in programs, budgets and schedules. Prior to joining the company, Gardner led channel and demand generation at Mitel and demand generation and global marketing operations at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.

Larry Harrison Joins GES as General Manager of Toronto

Global Experience Specialists, Inc. announced that Larry Harrison has joined the company as general manager of Toronto. Harrison has led operations and sales across a number of industries covering manufacturing, distribution, signage and broadcasting. Most recently, Harrison was the general manager for Acklands-Grainger Inc. As general manager of Toronto, Harrison is responsible for the growth, strategic direction and continued exceptional customer service initiatives that clients and partners value from GES' Toronto team.

Viad Corp Seeks Acquisition For GES And Alaskan Park

Viad Corp (NYSE:VVI) is looking for acquisition for its subsidiaries, Alaskan Park Properties Inc. and Global Experience Specialists, Inc. During the earnings call for Q4, 2015, Steve Moster, President and Chief Executive Officer of Viad said, "We've got a big year ahead of us in terms of growth and strategic initiatives. And we continue to pursue attractive acquisitions for both GES and the travel and recreation group."

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