Global Business Events Company GDS International to Expand its Cardiff Office in 2012
BRISTOL, England, December 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –
Spencer Green, chairman of global business events company GDS International, has
announced the expansion of its Cardiff office with the creation of 40 new jobs by December
Global business events company GDS International (http://www.gdsinternational.com) is
headquartered in Bristol, UK, with offices in Cardiff, UK, New York, USA, and Sydney,
Australia. In January 2012, it will also be opening an office in Miami, USA, to spearhead
further growth in North and Latin America.
“Next year is very exciting for us,” says Spencer Green, chairman, GDS International.
“We have tried, tested and proven some excellent new summit and conference products this
year and look forward to rolling these out. Miami will lead in the U.S., and Cardiff in
You can read more about Spencer Green and GDS International’s plans for 2012 here -
GDS’ Cardiff office has had an excellent 2011. Revenues are up significantly on 2010,
which Sales Director Oliver Stebbings puts down to “great products and a strong management
and human resources structure.”
The company is looking to continue this growth through 2012.
“In this tough economy, I am incredibly proud that GDS is creating new job
opportunities for the right people,” says Tudor Williams, GDS International’s VP of HR.
“Especially in my hometown!
“Well-trained people are our greatest asset and we know the talent pool in and around
Cardiff is very strong.
“With our industry leading training and development programme, and innovative new
starter process, there has never been a better time to join GDS. We are looking for highly
motivated, ambitious, proficient sales people who are hungry to grow their careers and
Over 450 staff around the world delivers real business value for GDS’ clients through
80 summits and 20 conferences for a diverse range of industries, including IT, financial
services, social media, and telecommunications.
“We want to achieve world-beating client value and the Cardiff office is a vital part
of our strategy for 2012. It is essential that we strengthen our team with the right level
of quality sales and event executives.
“Each candidate will possess excellent communication skills, be highly motivated and
able to illustrate a track record of high performance and achievement.
“We offer full industry sector training, a leadership development program developed
for GDS, a clear career path and international travel.
“Two years ago we opened our office in Sydney, Australia with a small, dedicated team
managing a small number of GDS’ senior executive summit products.
“Within a year that office had expanded significantly, we transferred some key UK
staff, recruited more local staff, opened more products offering excellent career
opportunities for everyone in Sydney, and travel opportunities for everyone in the
company. We intend to do the same with Miami!”
To find out more about career opportunities with GDS call Tudor Williams on
+44(0)7894-611-994 or email your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
About GDS International:
GDS International is one of the most innovative events and media companies worldwide
and a globally renowned producer of business-to-business summits, conferences, online
information and advisory group gatherings.
Founded in 1993, GDS International specialises in meeting the B2B marketing needs of
our clients. Having a strong presence in mature industrial sectors but a finger on the
pulse of emerging markets – as well as up-and-coming B2B business verticals – means we are
perfectly placed to capitalise on the exciting developments brought about by the advent of
a globalised economy.
Our value proposition is simple: we deliver tangible business results from world-class
Contact: Hannah Duffy, (Hannah@gdsinternational.com) +44-1179214000.
SOURCE GDS International