By Detra Page, APR
GES, a global, full-service provider for live events, and the Edmonton EXPO Centre announced the appointment of GES Canada as the Centre’s official general services provider. Edmonton Economic Development Corporation (EEDC), the operator and manager of the Edmonton EXPO Centre, selected GES Canada following a thorough bid process and review.
“After we conducted a detailed review of potential general services providers in the market, it became clear to us that we already have the best solution in place,” said Vice President of Venue Management for EEDC Arlindo Gomes. “GES has proven their commitment to the service and support of the Edmonton EXPO Centre and our mutual clients, and we look forward to continuing this partnership.”
GES and the Edmonton EXPO Centre have partnered since 2000 to create world-class events. As the leading events provider for Canada’s top shows, GES is a trusted partner of the Edmonton EXPO Centre. Through this agreement, GES is the preferred official services provider for exhibitions, conventions, trade shows, corporate events, sales meetings, and special events.
“We share the commitment of the entire Edmonton EXPO Centre team of providing exceptional service,” said GES Canada Sr. Vice President and General Manager Patrick Lukan. “We are proud to be associated with this facility and look forward to continuing to provide high-impact, worry-free execution to our mutual clients.”
Edmonton EXPO Centre is one of Western Canada’s premier trade show and convention facilities, offering 522,000 square feet of flexible, adaptable, indoor space to make room for the biggest and best in trade and consumer shows, conferences and special events. It boasts seven exhibit halls, a grand ballroom and world-class conference and catering services. The new three-year agreement builds on the organizations’ long and successful partnership.
Detra Page is senior manager of corporate communications for GES.