GES' David Saef Earns EXHIBITOR's Certified Trade Show Marketer Designation
LAS VEGAS, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Experience Specialists (GES), a global full service provider for live events, and Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced that GES Executive Vice President of Strategy & MarketWorks, David Saef, has joined the ranks of the trade show industry's top talent by earning his EXHIBITOR's Certified Trade Show Marketer (CTSM) credentials.
The CTSM designation is awarded by EXHIBITOR in affiliation with Northern Illinois University Outreach and reflects adherence to the highest educational standards of trade show and event marketing.
"We were thrilled when David expressed an interest and commitment to CTSM as the program is of huge benefit to supplier partner staff," said Jan Nelson, CTSM executive director.
"For several years I led GES' marketing and events program," commented Saef. "And today, at GES MarketWorks, I partner with corporate marketers to strengthen their programs, so I felt it was important to pursue a CTSM to gain a greater appreciation of what our clients face and to apply the latest strategies to improve their programs."
Saef is a frequent speaker at EXHIBITORLIVE. This year, he will lead four sessions:
He also publishes regularly on industry trends and practices at blog.ges.com/us/ and on twitter at @DSStrategy.
"We are thrilled to support David in reaching this important career milestone," commented Wendy Gibson, GES executive vice president of corporate marketing. "GES is committed to supporting staff as they pursue industry certifications to best serve our customers."
Saef will be recognized at the annual CTSM graduate awards ceremony at EXHIBITORLIVE in March 2016.
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SOURCE Global Experience Specialists