GES Boosts Live Events AV Prowess by Acquiring ON Event Services

HIL ANDERSON, SENIOR EDITOR
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Las Vegas, NV – GES increased its capabilities in the live events arena by acquiring ON Event Services, LLC, a suburban Atlanta-based audio-visual provider with a heavy presence among hotels and corporate clients.

ON Event Services will continue as ON Services, a GES Company. Stan Milner will remain as its president, reporting to Steve Moster, President of GES and President and CEO of parent company Viad Corp.

“We selected ON Event Services because of its expertise in high-end AV production and its extensive library of AV technologies,” said Moster. “The addition accelerates our position and takes us to the next level of serving our clients with a full range of event and technology services.”

Moster said ON Event Services, which has about 225 employees in a dozen cities, brings an up-to-date arsenal of technologies that will serve GES well as it expands its services to cutting-edge corporate events and trade shows. “The extensive event production capabilities of ON Event Services perfectly complement GES’ core live event services for corporate events, exhibitions, conferences and exhibits,” Moster said. The company’s services for trade shows include audio, video, lighting, mapping and scenic design as well as translucent “look-through” displays, interactive displays, and video micro-tiles used for stage backdrops.

ON Event Services has a client roster of around 800 companies and provides services to more than 1,000 events annually. including hotel chains, major corporations. The firm is the preferred in-house provider of audio visual services for 30 venues including the Georgia World Congress Center and six major concert facilities.

Last year, ON Event Services acquired Staging Directions, Inc., an established Atlanta firm that provides high-end staging and rental services to the music industry, and Data Display Audio-Visual of Houston.

Reach Steve Moster at (702) 515-5500 or smoster@ges.com; Stan Milner at (770) 457-0966 or smilner@oneventservices.com