Gary Corin has been with Specialised Exhibitions for over 15 years, holding the positions of marketing director and chief operating officer prior to his becoming managing director. He has gained experience in all facets of exhibition organising, including sales, marketing and services. Marketing has been his forte with a direct responsibility for the delivery of visitor audiences being the focus of his role for the early part of his career with the company. More recently, he moved into a general management role within the business. Besides leading a multi-disciplinary team, Gary has remained a keen academic. He attained his BTech in marketing from the University of Johannesburg, became a chartered marketer through the Services SETA, and completed his MBA through the University of Hull in the UK. One of Gary’s favourite pastimes is spending sports-related time with his family. In his spare time he assists with the development of cricket at school and community level. He’s also completed five Comrades ultra-marathons.