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200 trade shows: Spark reaches a rare milestone


January 23, 2014

Boston, MA–Spark Presentations has achieved a rare plateau, celebrating its 200th booking for trade show exhibitor services.

With its recent booking of a booth presenter for Volvo at the ConExpo trade show, Spark has now booked professional booth presenters, game show hosts, crowd gatherers, booth staffers and staff trainers for 200 trade shows over its sixteen-year history.

Spark’s body of trade show successes includes:

Serving dozens of Fortune 500, start-up and mid-sized companies, including AT&T, Best Buy, Citrix, Covidien, Federal Express, Hyundai, Intel, Olympus, Owens-Corning, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, Symantec and Volvo

Working shows all over the US and Canada, as well as Barcelona, London, Mexico, Milan, and Johannesburg

Working nearly every major high-tech trade show in the US, including Cisco Live, Comdex, Educause, Interop, Oracle OpenWorld, RSA, VMworld, and ten Consumer Electronics Shows

Working several medical trade shows, including AACC Clinical Lab Expo, AARC, HIMSS, Pri-Med and Yankee Dental

Working trade shows in other industries, including Channel Partners (telecommunications), NAB (TV broadcasting), NRA (real estate), PMA (photography), SIFMA (financial), Toy Fair (toys) and the Western Restaurant Show

Training and supporting convention center staff on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 3 tablet at the TCT Conference in San Francisco

Developing and delivering “Booth Brush-Up,” one of the industry’s only exhibitor staff training programs

 Spark is honored by its clients’ trust and looks forward to the next 200 shows!



Andy Saks, Spark Presentations

Spark owner and trade show presenter Andy Saks

Spark Presentations is a private company founded in 1998 that provides presentation skills training and speech coaching for executives, salespeople, marketers and other businesspeople, plus booth staff training for trade show exhibitors.

Spark also books professional presenters and public speakers to represent its clients at high-profile events, in roles like keynote speaker, trade show booth presenter, master of ceremonies (emcee) and auctioneer, as well as on camera talent and voice talent.

Spark’s client list includes large corporations like AT&T, Best Buy, FedEx, Hyundai, Intel, Kimberly-Clark, Olympus, Owens-Corning, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, and Volvo; high-tech industry players like AMD, Atrion, Citrix, Gigamon, and Symantec; service organizations like Vistage, 1nService and NERCOMP; and New England institutions like the Boston Jewish Film Festival.

Spark’s owner, Andy Saks, is also the author of The Presentation Playbook Series: Be a Most Valuable Presenter (MVP), a three-volume series of books that help businesspeople master common presentation situations by building and running speaking “plays” like a coach or player calls a key play in a game.


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