Sikalis promoted at GLM

Retail Editor 2, January 18, 2012

White Plains, N.Y. - Penny Sikalis has been named vp of business development at trade show organizer GLM.

In her new role Sikalis will be responsible for new show launches and potential show acquisitions.
Prior to GLM, Sikalis served more than 17 years in the home textiles and fashion industries, including marketing and communications positions with the former Springs Industries (Wamsutta division) and Dawson Home Fashions as well as Gear Holdings, a licensing and design firm.
She joined GLM in 1994 and was named vice president in 2000. She has held management positions for the New York Home Textiles Show segment of the New York International Gift Fair, Ex-Tracts, GLM Temporaries at the Dallas International Gift & Home Market, Global Home Décor, Global Home Textiles and Surtex.
She will report to GLM ceo Charles McCurdy and maintain her current position as vp/show manager for Surtex.

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