Trade Show/Exhibition Manager Pay Range: $85,000 - $95,000 per year

United States, Irvine
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At GF, we see our company as a forward-thinking leader in our field. Since 1802, we have been embracing innovations and sustainable solutions of the highest quality that add value to people’s lives around the globe.

Your tasks

  • The Trade Show / Exhibition Manager will plan, manage, organize, promote, and evaluate the organization’s appearance at trade shows. Manage and define annual trade show calendar the organization will attend, develop and carry out the trade show/event plan, and prepare for, promote, and manage individual shows/events. Help conceptualize ideas for exhibition at various trade events, liaise with a multitude of vendors and help oversee the Company’s exhibition vision. Collaborate with the marketing, product management and sales teams in USA and Canada to define the sales strategy and vision for shows and events. Coordinates design, layout, cost estimates, and construction of exhibits and trade show displays.

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in marketing, communications, hospitality or event management.
  • 5 years’ professional experience executing lead-generating events and conferences
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Experience negotiating and building partnerships with vendors, sponsors, and exhibitors.
  • Effective written and verbal communication with internal and external audiences and stakeholders
  • Well-organized with great multi-tasking abilities
  • May need to work additional hours outside of normal business hours as required by the job, including weekends
  • Great vendor management abilities
  • Dependable and energetic; you’re a self-starter who will initiate and engage various teams to develop the appropriate positioning and messaging
  • Ability to monitor budget
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven environment
  • The ability to execute multiple projects and multi-task within a changing business and technology environment, while keeping an eye on detail
  • The ability to perform under pressure
  • Detail-oriented and proactive at balancing strategic thinking with tactical execution


Clear vision and purpose Clear vision and purpose
Clear vision and purpose "We are a sustainability and innovation leader providing superior customer value" is our vision and this is what guides us. Our purpose "becoming better every day - since 1802" is what inspires us in our daily work.
Sustainability and innovation focus Sustainability and innovation focus
Sustainability and innovation focus We have high sustainability and innovation goals. Let's work towards a sustainable future together.
Excellent learning tools Excellent learning tools
Excellent learning tools At GF we provide development opportunities for everyone. We offer global learning tools as well as trainings and specialized courses.
Great career opportunities Great career opportunities
Great career opportunities GF as a global acting company provides many opportunities regarding career growth. We also offer a dedicated talent management process (MyNextBigStep@GF) to boost your career.
Health care Health care
Health care GF offers a comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan including, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and 401k with generous company match.
Paid holidays Paid holidays
Paid holidays Paid time off include 12 paid days of company holidays.
Sport activities Sport activities
Sport activities We support the purchase of a fitness membership from the center of your choice with a subsidy.
Work perks discount Work perks discount
Work perks discount The discount program includes many different goods and services including appliances, electronics, theme parks, movies and more.

Your contact

Janet Gonzalez
HR Manager
9271 Jeronimo Road
92618 Irvine
United States
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Who we are

GF Piping Systems is the world's leading supplier of piping systems. We enable the safe and sustainable transport of fluids. Our business is driven by industry-leading sustainability levels, innovation through digital solutions and investment in a culture based on performance, learning and caring.