SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (BRAIN) — Emerald Expositions Events, Inc. has promoted Justin Gottlieb to vice president and group show director for Emerald’s cycling and sports licensing shows, which includes Interbike and the Sports Licensing and Tailgate Show in Las Vegas.
Gottlieb was named interim show director at Interbike after Pat Hus left the company earlier this year.
“Justin has done a great job taking the reins of this group and we are pleased to promote Justin to the Vice President and Group Show Director position,” said Darrell Denny, the executive vice president at Emerald Expositions. “All who know Justin are not surprised at his passion, intelligence, work ethic and authentic connections to the cycling market. We couldn’t be more proud of Justin and the Interbike and Sports Licensing team.”
Denny said that the upcoming cycling events are gaining momentum with brand participation and retailer registration. Interbike also just announced a collaborative panel discussion with the National Music Merchants Association, and released details for its Outdoor Demo and Free-Ride Festival events.
Besides Interbike and the Outdoor Retailer shows, Emerald owns Bicycle Retailer, which is operated under license by NBDA Services, Inc.