Venues’ Management Division GL Events Venues
A French-American executive with over 30 years of international sales and marketing management experience on 4 continents, Eric has been active in the events industry for the past 10 years.
As Director of Major Accounts for GL Events Venues’ Management Division, Eric’s main focus is on international sales and partnerships with key associative and corporate accounts. GL Events Venues is a leading international integrated group which has been operating in every area of the Events Industry for the past 41 years; and has been listed on the French Stock Exchange for the past 21 years. With its 2018 sales exceeding € 1,041 billion, GL Events Venues counts more than 5,000 employees and 50 venues around the world under its direct management. The group’s other areas of expertise include services, F&B, and trade shows; with a strong emphasis in Mainland China, Japan, and the Asia-Pacific Region over the next decade.
Eric holds a Bachelors and Masters degrees (summa cum laude) in Hospitality Management from Florida International University in Miami. Fluent in four languages - French, English, Spanish, and Japanese - Eric is passionate about foreign cultures and people. He has traveled to 92 countries and lived overseas (Japan, U.S., and Mexico) for 22 years. He is also a Steering Committee Member of ICCA Asia Pacific Chapter.