MG is pleased to announce that Erika Michels (at right) has joined the new business development team in Las Vegas.
Reporting to Jodi Potirala, director of Client Services, Michels will be focused on MG’s growing West Coast client base. Michels started her trade show career working as a booth ambassador and hostess for shows in Los Angeles. She loved representing companies and their products and it showed. Several companies with large exhibit programs hired Michels to represent their brands as a sales representative. She then translated her sales experience into working for trade show producers.
“MG has experienced solid growth and our continued growth depends on having a sales team that understands firsthand the trade show industry’s many challenges. Erika has experienced those challenges and is perfectly suited to help others find new solutions by working with MG,” said Mike Grivas, MG’s president. “MG’s NBD team focuses on a consultative approach that helps clients clear hurdles that may have held them back in the past. We are delighted to have Erika on our team.”
MG is also pleased to announce that Colleen Kise (at left) has joined the Orlando account management team in Orlando, Florida.
As a Senior Account Manager, Colleen Kise will report to Jessie McNeil, director, Client Services. Kise will be working closely with Account Executive Taina Walters to continue growth at MG’s Orlando location. Kise has been in the exhibit and events industry for more than eight years as an account manager for trade show producers as well as a special events representative for SeaWorld with extensive theme park background including, special events, merchandising, food service and cash control.
“Orlando is consistently in the top five for the best trade show cities,” said Grivas. “The Orange County Convention Center, one of the largest convention centers in the U.S., continues to host many successful shows each year from technology conventions to auto shows. Colleen’s expertise in the exhibit and event industry will be an asset to our clients growing their programs in Orlando and around the world.”
Winners of the 2015 EXHIBITORLIVE Best of Show, MG has been building great experiences for more than 55 years. For more information, visit mgdesign.com.