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A Joint Statement on Tourism and COVID-19 – UNWTO and WHO Call for Responsibility and Coordination

As the current outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) continues to develop, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are committed to working together in guiding the travel and tourism sectors’ response to COVID-19. On 30 January 2020, the Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of COVID-19 to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and issued a set of Temporary Recommendations. WHO did not recommen [...]

By | 2020-02-27T15:14:27+00:00 February 27th, 2020|All|0 Comments

Showcasing the talent of our industry

The Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Grant focuses on promoting the talent we have in the exhibition industry – and giving our best-rising industry professionals the international recognition and the stage they deserve. At UFI, we are strongly committed to giving next-generation leaders a voice and a global platform to further thrive. Through the annual NGL Grant programme, we enjoy working with young professionals worldwide who are putting their energy, ideas, and initiative, into the exhibitio [...]

By | 2020-03-02T09:55:52+00:00 January 23rd, 2020|All, Education|0 Comments

Hong Kong remains a safe and stable place to come for business or leisure travel

Stuart Bailey, CEO; Bailey Communications Hong Kong Ltd. Written by Stuart Bailey, CEO; Bailey Communications Hong Kong Ltd. A journalist asked me this week for a comment on the impact for the events taking place in Hong Kong over the last two weeks and whether it will have an impact on future international events that the city might host. I thought it was an interesting question one which had I been asked at the beginning of the week before meeting with colleagues from around the world I prob [...]

By | 2019-06-24T09:27:46+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Asia – Pacific|2 Comments

Stephane Garelli on the economy & the exhibition industry

Stephane Garelli, Professor at IMD, and the founder of the World Competitiveness Centre and Professor at the University of Lausanne. With a few weeks to go to UFI's Global Congress, we reached out to Stephane Garelli, who will deliver a keynote about global economic developments. He is a Professor at IMD, and the founder of the World Competitiveness Centre and Professor at the University of Lausanne. Stephane’s work focuses primarily on how countries and businesses compete in International mar [...]

The insights of the Latin American region exhibition industry

Ana Maria Arango, UFI Latam Regional Manager talks about the state of the exhibition industry in the Latin American region. Interview by Nick Dugdale-Moore. Ana Maria, 18 - 19 September, UFI will be organising its first LATAM Regional Conference in Mexico. Can you tell us something more about the region and the exhibition industry market share/revenue? Latin America is a very diverse continent, not only in terms of the evolution of the exhibition industry, but in the diversity of their exhibitio [...]

Next steps towards sustainability

Christian Druart, Secretary of the UFI Sustainable Development Committee, talks about the sustainability in the exhibition industry, presenting the UFI Forum on Sustainable Development, taking place in Orlando, (USA), from 6 to 7 August 2018.  Interview by Monika Fourneaux Ceskova  This year’s theme of the forum is “engagement, collaboration and measurement”. How would you describe these three drivers? As you know, sustainability isn’t exactly a new topic in the event industry, however, if we ar [...]

Digital transformation: How do I digitalize a trade fair?

Digital transformation is on everyone’s lips. With the constantly increasing relevance of online and social media, companies must have the courage to take a step forward. But what does that mean in concrete terms for a trade fair company? Which measures can be taken today to sensibly digitalize a trade fair? Promoting trade fairs effectively with digital media As a rule, one can say that a trade fair visitor’s entire customer journey from the first contact to the final visit to the event can be [...]

By | 2018-04-03T08:01:41+00:00 March 29th, 2018|All|0 Comments

Re-launch Exhibition Industry Blog

Built from the ground-up with the needs of the global exhibition industry in mind, I am pleased to present the UFI blog with a clean, uncluttered design, improved functionality and rich, enhanced content. Designed and structured to mirror the value and resources of the exhibition industry, the newly revamped UFI blog will provide you with specialised, thought-provoking content. From exhibition industry professionals This newly redesigned blog offers quick and easy access to articles on trending [...]

Global Exhibitions Day marks the exhibition industry

The biggest promotional campaign that our industry has ever seen is just around the corner. I love this global initiative. It is uniting people across our industry regardless of their position, employer, level of experience, origin, culture, language, gender,… we all share the same passion for the exhibitions industry. GED - 7 June 2017 - is a chance for us all to celebrate the exhibition industry and highlight its positive impact on jobs, business, people, innovation and local investment! I am, [...]

Social Media – A lonely profession?

I recently attended Quadriga University's 9th Conference Social Media - Social Media as a Mindset in Berlin where professional social media users met and exchanged! The paradox is, while we live and breathe social media every day to connect virtually with friends and peers around the world, working within social media can actually be a lonely profession. Most companies do not have the luxury to employ multiple community managers and so often have just one dedicated staff member to drive the comp [...]

By | 2018-01-19T14:42:04+00:00 September 16th, 2016|All, Digital Innovation, Exhibition Marketing|0 Comments