Michael Ryan is the Exhibition Manager for FESPA's shows in the Americas, a role which leverages his significant experience of running FESPA exhibitions, along with his enthusiasm for travel and his excellent command of Spanish.
Native Irishman Ryan joined FESPA in 2003 as Group Sales Manager, and has been involved in the successful delivery of FESPA's global portfolio of events since then , including the flagship FESPA shows (2005, 2007 and 2010), FESPA Digital (2006, 2008, 2009, 2011), FESPA India, and FESPA Asia-Pacific.
He was a member of the launch team for FESPA Mexico, and has driven the sustained growth of the event since then, as well as spearheading sales for the inaugural FESPA Americas show in February 2011.
A graduate in Languages for Business, prior to joining FESPA Ryan spent five years as Project Manager with Overseas Trade Show Agencies, specialists in international trade exhibitions.
Follow him on Twitter: @Michael_E_Ryan