GES Adds Three Experienced Marketers

July 19, 2018

New team members will support clients in elevating face-to-face marketing programs


LAS VEGAS – July 19, 2018 – GES, a global full-service provider for live events and exhibits is pleased to announce the addition of Chip Carman, Lori Chester, and Taina Wolters to its award-winning team.

“Chip, Lori and Taina, are tremendous additions to our team, bringing a wealth of industry experience and a track record of producing proven results for their clients,” said GES Senior Vice President of Client Relations Terry Campanaro. “Our goal is to help our valued clients transform objectives into strategy, exhibits into experiences, and interactions into results, and we are thrilled to add these talented industry professionals to our robust team.”

Chip CarmanChip Carman joins GES as director of business development with nearly 30 years of experience in the exhibit and event space. He brings a significant background in healthcare, high-tech and manufacturing in the U.S. and internationally. Carman is a member of many industry associations including Corporate Event Marketing Association, Association of Briefing Program Managers, and Themed Entertainment Association. In addition, he is involved in Healthcare Convention & Exhibitors Association (HCEA), having served as a member of the board of directors while sharing his in-depth industry knowledge by conducting educational sessions at various HCEA meetings.  

Lori ChesterLori Chester rejoins GES as director of business development, and she brings more than 20 years of industry experience. She has an extensive background as a senior-level account executive, with a proven track record of being a trusted advisor and strategic partner to clients. She has managed exhibit programs for top Fortune 500 brands in the communications and healthcare industries as well as for many state and government agencies.


Taina WoltersA 10-year industry veteran, Taina Wolters joins GES as an account executive having held previous positions with CORT and mg, Experience Marketing. During her career, she has worked with some of the world’s most iconic global brands with a focus on the aviation, medical device, chemical, transportation, pet, and technology sectors.




About GES

GES, a Viad Corp (NYSE: VVI) company, is a global, full-service provider for live events, producing exhibits, corporate events, exhibitions, conferences, congresses, and entertainment experiences. GES provides a wide range of services, including official show services, audio visual, cutting-edge creative and design, marketing and measurement services, and event accommodations – all with an unrivaled global reach. GES partners with leading shows and brands, including Pfizer, Bell, Boeing, Merck, Mary Kay, MAGIC, CONEXPO-CON/AGG and IFPE. GES’ National Servicenter® has been recognized with certification under the J.D. Power and Associates Certified Call Center Program℠ for the past eight years, and for the seventh year in a row Ad Age has named GES as one of the “World’s 50 Largest Agency Companies.” For more information, visit


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