History of ESCA

Since 1970 ESCA has provided a unified voice for service contractors and their partners in the exhibition industry.  ESCA now has more than 160 member companies throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico and maintains alliances with IAEE, TSEA, and CEIR to promote the exhibition industry.   

Past Presidents

2011-2012 Chuck Grouzard Global Experience Specialists
2009-2010 Steve Hagstette Freeman
2007-2008  Aaron Bludworth  George Fern Company 
2006 Tom Drullinger George Fern Company
2004-2005 Kim Methe Freeman
2002-2003 Carl Mitchell Shepard Exposition Services
2001 Barry Rappaport Freeman
2000 Tom Blaine, Jr. Blaine Convention Services
1999 Todd Iverson GES Exposition Services
1998 Barbara Lane GES Exposition Services
1997 Larry Arnaudet Freeman
1996 Jim Reese Champion Exposition Services
1995 Bill Polke Freeman
1994 Jim Thompson GES Exposition Services
1993 Elden Almquist ATTCO Exposition, Inc.
1992 Craig Smith Andrews-Bartlett
1991 Dale Van Ort Freeman
1990 Hugh MacLean GES Exposition Services
1988 - 1989 Ralph Iverson Brede Exposition Services
1986 - 1987 Jim Caplin United Exposition Service
1984 - 1985 Jim Moore Moore Displays, Inc.
1982 - 1983 Norm Seeger Badger Exposition Service
1980 - 1981 Sol Tolkin Exposervice Standard, Inc.
1978 - 1979 John Reibold Brede Exposition Services
1976 - 1977 Don Vaughn Freeman
1975 Jim Howe GES Exposition Services
1973 - 1974 Toby Aaron The Aaron Group
1971 - 1972 Leon Manne Manncraft/Greyhound
1970 Sam Katz United Exposition Service

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