CloserStill Media signs with GES World

CloserStill Media has signed a contract with GES to provide event services including stand fitting, electrics, graphics, furniture and logistics.

The agreement, which follows a competitive tender process, will extend the six-year working relationship between the two businesses until 2019.

GES will bring its experience and comprehensive suite of technology and services to CloserStill before, during and after its exhibitions.

CloserStill is said to be Europe’s fastest-growing events organiser, and was recently featured in the Sunday Times’ list of the 100 UK businesses with the speediest export sales growth in the last two years.

CloserStill specialises in the technology, healthcare and education sectors and including Cloud Expo Europe, Data Centre World, the Pharmacy Show, the London Vet Show and Learning Technologies.

Jason Stead, managing director UK at GES, said: “We are thrilled to continue our working relationship with CloserStill Media. Our team has a deep understanding of CloserStill’s needs, strategies, and its compelling portfolio of events. We are looking forward to being at its side as it delivers more unforgettable shows.”

Julia Danmeri, operations director at CloserStill Media, said: “We have built a strong partnership with GES over the last few years, and are delighted to extend our collaboration through 2019. GES has a clear grasp of our markets, a flair for bringing events to life and an attention to detail that is crucial for the success of our shows. With its support we will be setting out to wow even more exhibitors and visitors as we move into our next phase of growth.”

Tom Hall

Editor, Exhibition World