Industry veteran Costas Varkarotas hired as General Manager of DisplayWorks’ full-service exhibit facility in Houston
Irvine, CA – August 14, 2012 — DisplayWorks LLC, a leader in design, fabrication and management of custom and modular trade show exhibits and environments, today announced the hiring of Costas Varkarotas as General Manager of the company’s operations in Texas.
Costas brings over 22 years of industry experience to DisplayWorks. As a creative leader, Costas has a proven track record for building strong teams while delivering award-winning solutions for clients’ tradeshow, event and marketing programs. His background incorporates business management with creative design, marketing, and branding.
“We’re excited to welcome Costas Varkarotas to the DisplayWorks Houston team,” states DisplayWorks’ CEO, Herb Hite. “He adds strong leadership, and his creative vision will be instrumental in building our team in Texas, and providing our clients with innovative exhibit and event programs, both domestically and abroad. His extensive international experience will be a great asset to our clients that are exhibiting in global markets.”
Costas founded and operated his own design and consulting firm in Singapore, which specialized in industrial and graphic design, and assisted multi-national firms with marketing communications in the exposition industry throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas. His business relationships and sensitivities to cultural differences in these regions are strong assets that further strengthen DisplayWorks’ global exhibit offerings.
Costas’ early career began with Pico Art Group and Giltspur. He’s worked with EFI Exhibits, served as Regional Design Director at GES, Creative Director at MC2, and held a recent management role at The Expo Group in Las Vegas.
DisplayWorks is a premier exhibit and marketing communications company specialized in helping clients build brand awareness and grow sales in both domestic and international markets. With over 32 years of award-winning experience, the company’s expertise includes custom exhibits, retail design, corporate interiors, meetings & events, marketing communications, and specialized training programs. DisplayWorks has facilities in Irvine, CA; Houston, TX; Cincinnati; OH, Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; San Francisco, CA; Parsippany, NJ; the company also maintains an extensive network of partners to help service clients’ needs internationally.