Showplace, the outdoor event service provider, has appointed Donna Bowen as sales and marketing director.

Bowen has more than 15 years’ experience, most recently holding the position of exhibitor sales director at GES EMEA.

This appointment comes as the company looks to build on indoor exhibition services in response to growing demands from clients.

Bowen will be responsible for taking Showplace to a wider event audience in its three core services, outdoor event structures, roadshows trailers and exhibition stands. She will be responsible for all aspects of the sales strategy development and deployment and will work closely with the other directors of the business to ensure they continue to deliver exceptional customer service.

Commenting on the appointment, Martyn Jetzer, director of Showplace, said: “We are delighted to welcome Donna to the Showplace leadership team and look forward to her strategic contribution to the board. Her extensive experience and sales leadership skills will help ensure we achieve our long-term growth aspirations.”

Rob Goodman, director of Showplace, added: “Having made significant investments in our people and equipment this year, the company planned growth in the indoor exhibition market is set to take a huge boost with Donna joining the company, allowing Showplace to be the event partner of choice for our clients outdoor and indoor event and exhibition requirements.”
Bowen commented further: “I am excited to join Showplace and look forward to combining my experience and industry knowledge to lead the sales and marketing team as we move the business forward to the next level of success.”