With a B.B.A. in Entrepreneurship & Strategic Management from the Univ. of North Texas and more than 15 years of experience, I have played a vital role in the design, development and execution of trade shows, marketing environments and other various events for dozens of Fortune 500 companies across the world. I specialize in the development of Engagement Strategies, Funding Improvement Initiatives and Measurement Tactics that provide proven ROI results on organizational expenditures. My creativity and solution-driven approach to the services I provide have been acknowledged by multiple achievement and design awards featured in various industry publications such as Exhibitor Magazine and Events Design Magazine.
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Randy Gately has been developing exhibit projects for over 20 years. With a primary focus on strategic marketing, and exceptional service, his goal is to help your brand stand on as big a stage as possible. After starting his career with a small exhibit builder in Cincinnati Ohio, he began to specialize in healthcare, technology and consumer product events, eventually managing exhibit programs for clients including Mercedes, Procter & Gamble, Sanofi, Hobart FEG, and Microsoft Media Player. Randy was brought on by Southwest Displays & Events in 2014, to help develop the Midwest market and continue the tradition of providing excellent service to Southwest Displays & Events clients. His goal for every project is to make sure it’s a total success. It’s all about the quality of the experience. When Randy isn’t working as part of the Southwest Displays & Events team, you’ll find him spending time with his wife, two kids, and dog, playing guitar, or rehabbing a house.
Chace has been in the trade show industry for over a decade. During the first 5 years of his career, he traveled as a supervisor for Southwest Displays where he supervised the setup of exhibits at various trade shows along with being the primary contact for clients on the show floor. During those years, he got the opportunity to work on many different types of booths and gained a lot of knowledge about the trade show industry. From 2013-2016, Chace was the manager of the warehouse at Southwest Displays where he was responsible for all incoming and outgoing inventory, and managed a team of traveling supervisors and warehouse employees. In 2016, he was able to move to sales where he has been ever since. Chace enjoys working with clients to see their creative vision come to life, and his clients love his dedication, customer service, insights and commitment to making sure they have the highest-quality final product.
Jim brings decades of experience and a renewed sense of purpose with him to everything he pursues. As the industry has evolved so has he. His combination of creativity, precise execution, and client partnership, ensures success. Jim works very closely with his clients to assist them with every aspect of the development of their trade show marketing objectives. He effectively executes their programs with measurable results.
As many of us are still reeling from the holidays, it’s been a brisk start to 2015 at Southwest Displays & Events. We welcomed the addition of Stefan Vann to our sales team working out of our Austin, Texas location. Kevin Corley returned in his sales capacity after a brief “visit” to a competitor and we added Randy Gately to begin sales from Cincinnati, Ohio.
In December of 2014, Southwest Displays & Events was also selected to partner with TNT Promotions to produce an event for The Dallas Morning News participation in the first-ever College Football Playoff Fan Central held at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas. A brief video of the event can be found here.
Looking forward to what the rest of the year brings our way.
Stefan Vann joined Southwest Displays & Events in 2014 to serve the growing Austin, San Antonio and Houston markets, bringing with him over 25 years experience in graphics, events and visual marketing environments. In 1998 following 10 years in the environmental graphics and display printing business, Stefan turned his attention to exhibits and events full time. An extensive production and project management background drives Stefan to reduce client costs, increase revenues and mitigate risk while achieving marketing goals. Stefan and our team maintain close involvement with all aspects of visual marketing environments, technology integration, graphics and asset management including an emphasis on environmentally conscious production and recycling. Stefan has worked with design and engineering teams to deliver unique solutions that include event branding, permanent displays and public art installations, maintaining “If it can be imagined and designed, we can build it”.