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Who We Are

At Vantage Advertising, our goal is to make each client’s event, whether large or a small, a complete success. Our dedicated and highly trained Account Executives have searched far and wide across the United States to find the most beautiful, professional, and experienced trade show booth models for your promotions. We are confident that the assistance of our trade show models your brand will see an increase in trade show revenue.
No matter what that location, a trade show, in-store promotion, corporate outing, or on-street promotion your brand needs event staffing for, we’ll be sure to provide you with the best promotional models available. Our trade show and promotional models educated, experienced, and ready to make the most out of your next trade show or promotional event. Why settle for something less, when we can provide you with the best? Start your booking process today!
At Vantage Advertising, our goal is not only to provide our clients with the highest quality, professional, and most appealing event staff, but also to build a deep and lasting relationship that will continue to develop for years to come. That’s why we offer a Service Guarantee Policy that promises to provide clients with hassle-free, straight forward pricing, knowledgeable Account Executives, a simple, easy & enjoyable booking process, timely communication, and 100% customer satisfaction. With these guarantees in place, we promise to help make your upcoming trade show or promotional a memorable and successful experience!

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Meet Our Team

David Gascon
David GasconPresident / CEO
With his entrepreneurial ambition, David Gascon has successful created multiple startup companies since graduating from the State University of New York College at Geneseo. In the spring of 2008, while pursuing his master’s degree in Economics from the University of Albany, he founded Vantage Advertising. The concept was developed around the idea that by matching a business’s marketing goals with the specific skills & abilities of booth professionals, businesses would see a significant increase in the return on their trade show investments. Today Vantage Advertising is a nationwide organization that delivers event staffing solutions for major brands such as Pepsi, Filter Magazine, Arizona Beverages, and Samsung.
Stephen Gascon Jr.
Stephen Gascon Jr.Vice President of Sales
Steve Gascon is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology, co- founder of Upstate distributors, and has over twenty years of experience in a Sales Management position for Mohawk Industries. He has mentored numerous people to navigate the challenges of large corporations and its changing business environment. His past experience in sales and marketing helps to foster collaboration and teamwork at Vantage Advertising and allows them to focus on the needs of each client. His goal is to provide innovative insight and foster better events for exhibitors, year after year.
Claire Dishong
Claire DishongEvent Manager
Claire is an upstate New York native and Cornell University ’13 alum. She joined the Vantage Advertising Team in 2016 after working as an Account Executive for Enterprise. She has years of experience in sales and customer service, and most enjoys developing long professional relationships with her clients. In her free time, Claire is an exercise enthusiast and enjoys being outdoors with her family and German Shepherd.
Ben Rossi
Ben RossiSenior Event Manger
Ben Rossi has been a Senior Account Executive with Vantage Advertising, LLC since 2009. Ben has thrived in the event planning & staffing industry since graduating from SUNY Geneseo in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. Ben’s experience includes managing and executing hundreds of large events throughout the United States for multinational corporations as well as on-going national marketing campaigns.
Brendan Ryan
Brendan RyanEvent Manager
Brendan Ryan is a native of Western New York that attended the State University of New York College at Geneseo and graduated with Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Minor in Psychology. Soon after graduation, he moved to the Hamptons on eastern Long Island, where he spent 5 years working in luxury real estate and banking. He also performed music at many of the Hamptons’ premier entertainment venues. With over four years of event planning experience and a background in providing top notch customer service to high end clients, Brendan has the experience and knowledge required to help make your next promotional event a success. Brendan handles all of Vantage’s bookings east of the Mississippi River. In his free time, Brendan enjoys reading, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, performing music, and rooting for the Buffalo Bills.
Jaclin Meyers
Jaclin MeyersSocial Media Strategist
Maureen Burdick
Maureen BurdickAccountant
Maureen is a Rochester native with over 15 years of experience in the Accounting and Finance fields. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from St. John Fisher College. Maureen’s experience includes both public accounting and private industry. In her free time, Maureen enjoys leading a healthy lifestyle and spending time with her family.
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