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GES Announces Robert Halasz as General Manager of GES Toronto

LAS VEGAS – March 14, 2022 – GES North American Exhibitions is excited to announce Robert Halasz as General Manager of GES Toronto. In this new role, Robert will be focused on growing profitability, developing expert teams, and managing products, services, and production for exhibitions and events in the Greater Toronto Area. 

Robert spent the past 30 years in various positions in the exhibitions industry. Throughout his career, Robert has planned, developed, and executed targeted sales, marketing, business development, customer service, and account management initiatives for multiple clients. He oversaw high-profile, key client accounts such as G20 Summit, International Aids Conference, AA International Conference, and International Union of Public Transportation.  

“Robert is a great addition to the GES team as we return to in-person events in Ontario. An accomplished leader, Rob is widely recognized for building, training, and guiding high-performing teams and delivering best-in-class services that elevate customer satisfaction,” said Alain Canuel, Vice President, GM Eastern Canadian Exhibitions. 

Robert holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology & Business Math from York University. He is a Certified Meeting Professional CEM (The Convention Liaison Council) and earned his Exposition Management Certification (International Association of Expositions & Events).  

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About GES

With a legacy spanning more than 90 years, GES is a global live events company providing exhibition services, brand experiences, and live event venue services throughout the U.S.,

Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. Our comprehensive suite of award-winning services brings client visions to life by creating immersive brand experiences and producing impactful events that connect audiences and drive business success. For more information on GES, a Viad Corp (NYSE: VVI) company, visit

Christy Ricketts