- Armitage Announces Retirement From ISSA
May 1, 2012 — ISSA Director of Exhibition Services-EMEA Mark Armitage has announced his retirement effective June 30.
Armitage joined ISSA in 1998 from the U.S. Department of Commerce based in The Netherlands, where he was responsible for assisting U.S. companies to become established in the European marketplace. Armitage was instrumental in ISSA's expansion to Europe, opening the association's first European office and developing membership and alliances with other associations.
In his role as Director of Exhibition Services-EMEA, Armitage supported exhibitors and members at trade shows throughout Europe, including ISSA/INTERCLEAN® trade shows in Amsterdam, Netherlands and Warsaw, Poland. ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam 2012, hosted May 8-11, will be Armitage’s last show with ISSA and an opportunity for him to say farewell to colleagues and friends he has made over the past 14 years.
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