UFI - The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry

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URL: http://www.ufi.org/
Facebook: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ufi-association/
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1925-04-15 Milan Italy


Statutes modified: 1955, Paris (France); 1960, Casablanca (Morocco); 1969, Leipzig (German DR); 1970, London (UK); 1973, Cologne (Germany FR) (when UFI was first composed of member-organizers); 1981, Québec (Canada); 1982, Tokyo (Japan); 1983, Funchal (Portugal); 1985, Düsseldorf (Germany FR); 1986, Budapest (Hungary); 1988, Jakarta (Indonesia); 1992, Valencia (Spain); 1994, Singapore (Singapore); 1995, London (UK); 1999, Bilbao (Spain); 2001, Cologne (Germany); 2004, Bangkok (Thailand); 2006, Beijing (China); 2009, Zagreb (Croatia).


Globally represent, promote and support the business interests of members and the exhibition industry.


2024-11-20 | Cologne, Germany – UFI Global Congress
2024-09-10 | Monterrey, Mexico – Americas Conference
2024-06-11 | Zurich, Switzerland – European Conference

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General Assembly; Board of Directors; Executive Committee; The Trio (President and 2 Executive Vice-Presidents); Regional Chapters (4).


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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