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 January 09, 2014
Metro Toronto Convention Centre Appoints GES Global Experience Specialists

 Barry Smith, President and CEO of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) joins Mike Lecour, Executive Vice President of GES announces the appointment of GES Global Experience Specialists (GES) as the Official General Service Contractor to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for a new 5 year term beginning January 1, 2014.

The relationship between the MTCC and GES has deep roots. In fact, GES has been the Official General Service Contractor to the MTCC and its clients for the past 11 years. This is a relationship that all parties have enjoyed and are very excited to continue in the years to come.

"Over the past five years, our customer evaluations have indicated that GES has consistently exceeded expectations with the events they have serviced here at the MTCC," said Barry Smith. "We are very pleased to continue working with GES, and we are proud to recommend the best team of suppliers to our customers."

"GES is very proud of our Official status at the MTCC. We feel our two organizations' goals and values are closely aligned and our teams work extremely well together to deliver successful events to our mutual clients. We have enjoyed the past 11 years and we look forward to a bright future," said Mike Lecour.

Metro Toronto Convention Centre

The Metro Toronto Convention Centre is Canada's number one convention and trade show facility. Over the past 29 years, the Centre has hosted approximately 15,000 events, entertained more than 40 million guests and has added $4.7 billion in direct spending and economic impact to the community.


GES -- Global Experience Specialists

GES Exposition Services (Canada) Limited (GES), a subsidiary of Viad Corp. (NYSE: VVI), services every major exhibition and event market across Canada with offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Banff, Red Deer, Regina, Toronto, Montreal, and Quebec City. GES provides a wide range of services, including exhibition planning and design, carpet and furnishings, turnkey and custom exhibit rentals, production of signs and graphics, material handling, installation and dismantling labour, customs and transportation services.