by Kerstan Szczepanski, ECN
Jeff Quade Promoted from Executive VP to President
Las Vegas based GES has announced Jeff Quade’s promotion to President of GES Exhibitions – North America. Previously, Quade was Executive Vice President, Exhibitions, where he led the North American exhibition portfolio, spanning sales, client services, design, exhibition operations, product management, and sister company onPeak’s operations and service.
With 30 years’ experience at GES, Quade is a solid choice for the position. He started with GES as Director of Sales for Portland and Seattle, moving up through General Manager and Director of Sales in Phoenix. Next he was the Vice President, Global Accounts in Las Vegas before becoming EVP, then Chief Sales Officer. Quade was also with Classic Expositions and Convention Data Services before joining GES in 1994.
Quade graduated from the Oregon Institute of Technology with a BS in Industrial Management and has been a board member with the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) and Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR).
GES – Global Experience Specialists is a global full-service provider for the exhibitions industry. The Las Vegas based company covers all aspects of exhibition including strategy & show planning, creative & graphic design, sponsorship activations, exhibitor products & services, exhibitor booth rentals, logistics, electrical & rigging, and labor. For more about GES, please see their website: https://www.ges.com/.