Eric Hanson has joined Production Resource Group (www.prg.com) as the director of business development. Hanson currently lives in Chicago and will continue to be based there.

"Eric brings to PRG a wealth of experience serving trade show and corporate event clients," says Jere Harris, chairman and CEO of PRG. "PRG currently serves a lot of trade show clients in that market, but we believe we have many additional opportunities for growth there. Eric will be leading our growth efforts." Eric was formerly with Vari*Lite Production Services, where he was a national sales manager focused on trade show and corporate event clients.

The PRG group of companies specialize in technical and creative products and services for Broadway theatre, corporate events, themed interiors/exteriors, trade show exhibits, special events, and themed attractions. With locations worldwide, PRG has core business segments in audio, lighting, scenic fabrication and labor services under the respective sister companies of ProMix Electrotec, Fourth Phase, Scenic Technologies, and Showpay.