GES’ Creativity, Technology, Service and People Recognised

January 16, 2019

GES clients, team members and products earn 40+ awards in 2018

“As a global, full-service, face-to-face marketing partner, GES is honoured to be recognized with a broad range of prestigious industry awards,” said GES EVP of Global Marketing Wendy Gibson. “We are committed to providing our clients with the most comprehensive and best-in-class services for all types of live events. This includes award-winning creative and design, in-depth strategy/analytics, innovative engagement technologies along with the best people in the business. These awards are a true testament to our unrivalled experience and commitment to our clients.”


Notable awards include:

Design, creative and marketing

  • Bell’s air taxi concept exhibit at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) was recognised with five awards including: Gold Stevie awards from International Business Awards and the American Business Awards, a B2 Award from Association of National Advertisers (ANA), BizBash Event Style Award, and the International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) Art of the Show Award

  • The Drum Experience Awards recognised Bell at Farnborough International Airshow as a finalist

  • U.S. MAXI Awards at ICSC’s RECon recognised two GES’ holiday experiences, Christmas in the Wizarding World and Santa’s Toy Factory

  • JDA Software’s exhibit at the 2018 National Retail Federation Show earned a platinum Hermes Creative Award

  • BizBash Event Style Awards recognised the Zoo Lights activation at the LA Zoo

  • Recognised by EN Elite Awards for Best Stand Design & Build Company (over £5m turnover)

  • IAEE Art of the Show Awards recognised onPeak, a GES company, with Email Promotion Campaign for Vision Expo East 2018 and Vinexpo New York 2018

  • GES’ Idea Gallery exhibit at HCEAConnect earned a People’s Choice Award from the Healthcare Convention and Exhibitors Association

  • EXHIBITOR’s Sizzle Awards recognized IDEXX at WVC in the Integrated Program category

  • GES recognised with the Best Stand Award and the Marketing Excellence Award for the Tetra Pak stand at Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai


Service, corporate and our people

  • GES’ National Servicentre was awarded J.D. Power & Associates Certified Contact Centre Program℠ for the 10th years in a row

  • GES was recognised by EXHIBITOR’s Find It - Top 40 Exhibit Producers list with GES earning the highest score in the Thought Leadership and Industry Participation category among more than 100 companies

  • GES “WOW” Campaign & Brand Refresh was recognised with a B2 Award from ANA and Gold Quill Award from International Association of Business Communicators (IABC)



  • GES’ launch of Measurement & Insights service was awarded Excellence in Marketing Communications by IABC

  • The Canadian Association of Exposition Managers (CAEM) and Large Transportation recognised GES with its CAEM Achievement Award

  • Ad Age recognised GES as among the Largest U.S. Experiential/Event Marketing Agencies for nine years in a row

  • EN Awards recognised Visit by GES as Best Supplier to Exhibitors, and finalists for Best Supplier to Organizers and the CSR Award

  • Event Marketer’s IT List recognised GES for the ninth year in a row and on its Fab 50 list for the fifth year in a row

  • GES earned a Sustainability Award from AEO Excellence Awards

  • EN Elite Awards recognised GES with Best Customer Service Team

  • Exhibition Services & Contractors Association recognised GES with its Humanitarian Award

  • IAEE recognized GES’ Tara Allen, CEM as its 2018 Young Professional of the Year. Allen was also recognised by Smart Meetings magazine as a Supplier of the Year

  • Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) recognised GES’ Lindsay Williams and Femke Morelisse in its 20 in Their Twenties list

  • GES Executive Chairman Nick Marshall awarded the Event Supplier and Services Association’s (ESSA) Outstanding Contribution to the Industry Award and GES employees Leanne Hawkes and Bernice Wiggett were shortlisted in ESSA’s Unsung Hero Award


Technology and Innovation:

  • AEO Excellence Awards recognised Visit by GES with Best Use of Technology and Innovation awards

  • Visit by GES was also recognised as a finalist by EN Awards for Best Tech of the Year

  • ESSA recognised Visit by GES with its Innovation of the Year Award


The GES team has many outstanding client experiences teed up for 2019 and looks forward to partnering with clients to help them stand out and deliver on their objectives. 


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