Andy Herman has joined GES as vice president of sponsorship strategy and sales. GES Sponsorship Strategy and Sales is an expanded service that offers consultation, sales execution, and services — including measurement and reporting — to help associations increase attendance, drive revenue, and improve efficiencies. Herman, who has more than 25 years of experience developing and selling high-value sponsorship programs, previously led sponsorship sales at Jack Morton Worldwide.
IMS Technology Services has hired Warren Abraham as vice president of business development for the event staging division. Abraham has more than 40 years of experience in the hospitality and meetings industry. He most recently worked as vice president of account management with PSAV’s Premier Global Events (PGE) Division.
Cherryl Brazier and Patricia Perez-Sahin
Pacific World has announced the appointments of Cherryl Brazier and Patricia Perez-Sahin as sales directors for the United States. Los Angeles-based Brazier and Miami-based Perez-Sahin will help expand Pacific World’s growth in the U.S. market.
Brazier, who has more than 25 years of international experience, recently founded Anchor Collection — a hotel, destination, and venue representation company. Perez-Sahin has 14 years of experience as a leader in destination marketing and hospitality sales. She is the founder and a managing partner at Synergy-Connect, a boutique representation company.
Teamwork Events has promoted Chris Casconi from vice president of national sales to director of sales. In his new role, Casconi will be responsible for increasing brand exposure across the United States, deepening the company’s customer service and offerings, and developing partnerships within the industry. Casconi has more than a decade of industry experience.