GES® Provides “Top-Notch” Electrical to AMI Exhibitors at Chicago’s McCormick Place

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Completes five additional shows at McCormick Place and Navy Pier

In choosing electrical services from GES, our exhibitors benefited from streamlined planning and greater coordination of services at show site, which resulted in a smooth and efficient move in.

Global Experience Specialists (GES), a leading provider of exhibition, event and retail marketing services, is offering electrical services at McCormick Place and Navy Pier. As a result of convention reform in Chicago, show organizers are able to select GES to perform full electrical services at both Chicago facilities. Since entering the market in March, GES has provided complete electrical services for six events, including the 2011 Meat, Poultry & Seafood Convention and Expo.

“In choosing electrical services from GES, our exhibitors benefited from streamlined planning and greater coordination of services at show site, which resulted in a smooth and efficient move in,” said American Meat Institute (AMI) Vice President for Convention and Expo Services, Anne Halal. “In addition, the GES team provided our exhibitors with top-notch customer service. We are thrilled to have the opportunity to select our show’s electrical provider and couldn’t be happier with our decision to choose GES.”

In launching its electrical offering in Chicago, GES invested in new, more efficient distribution equipment. In addition, GES’ proactive preshow planning and coordination of electrical distribution and installation services offers show organizers and exhibitors a turn-key show-site experience. GES’ electrical team in Chicago is led by Senior Operations Manager Scott Ryan. He began his career at GES in September 2010 and brings more than 30 years of experience as a journeyman wireman and manager of electrical operations. Ryan is certified as an arena and theatrical rigger by the Rigstar School of Rigging.

About GES
Las Vegas-based Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES), a Viad Corp (NYSE: VVI) company, is a leading provider of exhibition, event and retail marketing services. GES provides a wide range of services, including turn-key official show services, cutting-edge creative and design, marketing and measurement services – all with an unrivaled global reach. GES partners with leading shows and brands, including the National Restaurant Association, Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show; International CES, Spring Fair Birmingham, International Woodworking Fair, CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE, Bell Helicopter, Genzyme, L’Oreal, Warner Bros., and Simon Property Group. For more information, visit http://www.ges.com.

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