eps has expanded its international operations with the launch of a new division in Canada. With the appointment of Joe Novak as Managing Director and a HQ in Toronto, Ontario the business is all set for a successful 2020 launch.
Okan Tombulca, Managing Director of the eps group, explains the drive behind eps canada: “We’ve been working in the Canadian market for many years. After numerous requests from our clients to work there directly, we wanted to fulfill their wish. Therefore, I am very pleased that we managed to make this possible and that we founded eps canada.”
The new company is headed by Toronto native Joe Novak. He has an abundance of experience in the sports and live entertainment industry from a career spanning more than 30 years. Most recently he worked as Senior Director Event Production & Show Services for Rogers Centre/Toronto Blue Jays and as the founder of Act IV Productions Inc.
Okan Tombulca says: “I am very delighted to welcome Joe Novak to the eps family. He has always been passionate about the live entertainment industry and has great knowledge and experience. Joe is the perfect addition to our international eps team and I am looking forward to the start of eps canada.”
Novak commented: ”I’ve been collaborating with eps for many years. I am very excited about this ground-breaking opportunity to serve the Canadian market and lead the launch of eps Canada here in Toronto. Having a local presence will enable eps to expertly service all Promoters, Venues, Festivals & Special Events across Canada.”
eps canada will offer a full range of live event infrastructure support, including drivable plastic systems, pedestrian pathways, pitch coverings, heavy-duty roadways, security fencing, stage barricades, crowd control solutions and CAD services.
With the launch of eps canada the event infrastructure powerhouse increases its network to ten subsidiaries worldwide. Since eps’ beginnings in 1996, the company has continued to successfully expand its operations and client relationships across the globe.
Headquartered in Germany, the subsidiaries operate in Denmark, Italy, Poland, Switzerland, Great Britain, Australia, the USA and Brazil. eps is respected worldwide for the highest quality in the service and supply of infrastructure and planning for the most iconic music, sporting and cultural events.