Global Convention Services announces acquisition of Island Tent & Exposition Services

Global moves into Victoria, British Columbia with expanded product and services offerings.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018


SAINT JOHN, N.B. – Global Convention Services Ltd. announces that effective immediately it has assumed the operations of Island Tent & Exposition Services Inc.


Global Convention Services Ltd, founded in 1989, is one of Canada’s leading trade show & special event decorating contractors with 5 full services branches. With branches located on both coasts of Canada Global is strategically located to work with nation wide event organizers.


“Adding Island Tent & Expo’s Victoria operation to our network is a strategic win for Global,” explains Mark Howes, president, Global Convention Services Ltd. “With an established core of business on Vancouver Island as well as an opportunity for cooperation on larger events with our Abbotsford branch, we are excited for the immediate growth this has provided Global. The injection of Global’s Canada- wide alliances and high quality inventory into the Vancouver Island market coupled with the opportunity to expand Island’s tent and special event inventory exposure to the Vancouver area, is a very exciting marriage.”


“Throughout the research process I was extremely excited by the quality team in place in Victoria,” states Howes, “We are all thrilled to add this professional and experienced team to our ever-expanding network of trade show & special event professionals.”


Island Tent & Exposition Services Inc.: has been serving the Vancouver Island Trade Show and Special Event Industry for over 30 years. Located in Victoria, Island Tent & Expo has a full inventory of trade show, special event, and large scale tent products.