|January 04, 2016|
GES Canada Selected As Official Provider For Show Display Services To Exhibition Place, Including Enercare Centre and Allstream Centre
|The Board of Governors of Exhibition Place has approved the renewal of GES Exposition Services (Canada) Limited. ("GES Canada") as the "Official non-exclusive show display service provider" to Exhibition Place, including Enercare Centre and Allstream Centre.|
A selection committee chose GES Canada based on their RFP submission, which was scored in accordance with the RFP evaluation process. Points were allocated for past experience, qualifications, sales and marketing, service quality and range of services.
The four year agreement with GES Canada commenced on January 1st 2016.
"We are pleased to continue our relationship with GES Canada as Official Supplier, and believe that our clients will benefit from their experience and customer service commitment", said Arlene Campbell, General Manager, Sales & Events.
"This renewal is an important win for GES Canada. We place a high value on our relationshipwith Exhibition Place, the Enercare Centre, and the Allstream Centre. We look forward to providing exceptional products and services to our mutual clients. Great news." said Mike Lecour, Executive Vice President -- Canada.
Exhibition Place is Canada's largest entertainment venue, attracting over 5.5 million visitors a year. The 192-acre site is an integral component of Toronto and Ontario's economy, particularly with respect to conventions, sport, festivals, recreation, culture and tourism. Exhibition Place boasts the award-winning, LEED Gold Direct Energy Centre; Canada's largest exhibition and convention centre, and the Allstream Centre LEED Silver conference venue. Exhibition Place was represented as CIBC Pan Am Park during the 2015 Pan American Games, the world's third largest multi-sport Games, and Enercare Centre will be host to the 2016 NBA All Star Game Jam Session fan fest in February 2016. Since 2004, Exhibition Place has undertaken an environmental stewardship initiative, entitled GREENSmart; which includes the promotion of sustainable development, environmental initiatives and leading edge green technologies and practices across the site.
GES Exposition Services (Canada) Limited (GES) services every major exhibition and event market across Canada with offices in 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.