After 22 Years, Phil Robinson to Leave from GLM

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His strong contributions to GLM, both as a member of senior management and as a show operator, are well known in the industry.

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It has been a privilege to work with and befriend so many talented people from different b-to-b sectors, and an honor to be part of the GLM team that built and produced great trade show brands.

GLM today announced that Phil Robinson, Senior Vice President, has decided to leave his position at GLM effective August 1 after 22 years with the company. Robinson, who runs GLM shows serving the hospitality, contemporary furnishings, stationery, and design industries, was also a member of the company’s former partnership group. While he will leave full-time employment on August 1, Robinson will continue to advise GLM on management of the International Hotel/Motel + Restaurant Show (IHM+RS) and Boutique Design New York (BDNY) managed by GLM and held in November. A search for his replacement is under way.

“Phil’s strong contributions to GLM, both as a member of senior management and as a show operator, are well known in the industry,” said Charles G. McCurdy, Chairman and CEO of GLM. “This is Phil’s personal decision and one that I accept. I am sure that our GLM associates and exhibitor partners wish him well in his new endeavors.”

Phil Robinson added, “It has been a privilege to work with and befriend so many talented people from different b-to-b sectors, and an honor to be part of the GLM team that built and produced great trade show brands. It’s the customer and collegial friendships that define the trade show experience for me today and tomorrow.”

Robinson joined GLM as Exhibit Sales Manager for the International Hotel/ Motel + Restaurant Show in 1989. He is a member of the International Association of Exhibit Managers (IAEM).

About GLM
GLM creates face-to-face and online buying, selling and networking platforms for designers, product developers, manufacturers, reps, retailers and operators through tradeshow and event production, online community development and association management. GLM’s shows include The New York International Gift Fair, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, the National Stationery Show, Surf Expo and SURTEX.

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Cate Salvatore
GLM
csalvatore(at)glmshows(dot)com
914-421-3313

Laura Brophy
Marketcom PR
lbrophy(at)marketcompr(dot)com
212-537-5177, Ext 2

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