Emerald Expositions


Kevin O’Keefe

SVP & Group Show Director—Design

Kevin joined Emerald with the acquisition of GLM in January 2014. Prior to joining GLM in July of 2012, Kevin was SVP of Canon Communications LLC, in Los Angeles where he was responsible for the company’s trade show business initially as Sales Manager, and then as a senior executive. He was instrumental in introducing a synergistic co-location strategy that increased the number of Canon trade shows from 2 to 48 shows, in 10 countries over a period of 16 years. Before Canon, Kevin was CEO and owner of a custom exhibit producer located in Providence, Rhode Island that designed and produced exhibitions for clients Ralph Lauren, Van Cleef & Arpels, Colibri, and Western Union.

Kevin received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Providence College, RI.