GES wins Farnborough contract

GES, a global full service provider to live events, has announced a new contract to deliver key services to Farnborough International at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) through to 2028.

A major event in the global aerospace and defence sector, FIA attracts VIP visitors from governments, military and commercial airlines from across the world. GES has been a trusted partner of Farnborough International for more than 20 years and has seen the FIA evolve into one of the most successful events hosted in the UK. In 2016, the FIA welcomed over 1500 exhibitors, 73,000 trade visitors and saw some $124bn worth of deals announced.

Shaun Ormrod, chief executive, Farnborough International said: “I am delighted to be committing to this long-term strategic partnership with GES who is widely recognised as the full-service provider for live events on the world stage. I’m looking forward to working with them to provide exemplary services to our customers both in the UK and internationally.”

Jason Popp, executive vice president of international at GES added: “The Farnborough International Airshow is one of the premier events on the global show calendar and we are proud to be appointed delivery partner for such a long tenure. GES brings a wealth of expertise and experience working on high profile, complex events and is uniquely placed to deliver a superb experience for exhibitors and visitors alike. We appreciate the confidence the Farnborough team have invested in us and are excited about the opportunities ahead.”

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Martin Fullard

Martin Fullard: journalist, presenter, producer. Martin is the Deputy Editor at Conference News and Conference & Meetings World magazines. He leads the digital channels on Mash Media’s Conference Division as well as heading up Mash TV. He is formerly a web editor at a national newspaper in the Middle East and motoring journalist.

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