LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 4, 2018--GS Media & Events which owns and operates more than 25 recreation-focused consumer shows throughout the United States, announced it has acquired the following eight consumer shows from RJ Promotions, Inc.:

Des Moines Boat & Sport Show Des Moines RV & Outdoor Show Topeka Boat & Outdoor Show Topeka RV & Sport Show Overland Park & Outdoor Show Colorado Springs RV & Outdoor Show Colorado Spring RV & Travel Expo El Paso RV Show

Vilma Fraguada, President of GS Media & Events stated, "We are very pleased to be adding these consumer shows to our portfolio of events. Already a leading producer of consumer shows throughout the country, these eight new shows will expand our presence in key recreational markets of Colorado, Iowa, Kansas and Texas and leverage the synergies we have across the RV, Outdoor and Recreational categories”.

Kevin Hummer, President and CEO of RJ Promotions, Inc. stated, “GS Media & Events is recognized nationally as an industry leader in the consumer show business with proven success in attracting qualified buyers to their shows through the marketing of their valuable assets and resources that come from their diverse business units and strong presence in the outdoor recreational markets. Under their leadership, I am confident these shows will continue to grow and flourish for many years to come.”

GS Media & Events invites RV enthusiasts across the nation to attend an upcoming RV Show in their area. These shows will feature a variety of motorized RVs, travel trailers and folding campers as well as expert advice from industry professionals. Visit www.GSEvents.com for information about upcoming consumer shows.

Corporate Solutions of Westport, Connecticut was the exclusive advisor to RJ Promotions in arranging, structuring and negotiating this transaction.

About GS Media & Events

GS Media & Events owns and operates over 25 recreation-focused consumer shows across the RV, camping, outdoor, and boat & marine categories throughout the United States. For more information, please go to www.GSEvents.com.

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180904005660/en/

CONTACT: Vilma Fraguada

President, GS Media & Events

Vilma.Fraguada@GoodSam.com

(847) 229-6730

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA COLORADO ILLINOIS IOWA KANSAS TEXAS

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: SENIORS FISHING WOMEN OTHER CONSUMER HUNTING OUTDOORS ENTERTAINMENT DEPARTMENT STORES OTHER SPORTS OTHER ENTERTAINMENT TRAVEL DESTINATIONS VACATION LODGING TRANSPORTATION AUTOMOTIVE RECREATIONAL VEHICLES RETAIL COMMUNICATIONS ADVERTISING MARKETING SPECIALTY CONSUMER SPORTS FAMILY MEN

SOURCE: GS Media & Events

Copyright Business Wire 2018.

PUB: 09/04/2018 04:15 PM/DISC: 09/04/2018 04:15 PM

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180904005660/en