ACTIVITY

GLOBAL EXHIBITIONS DAY 2021

Our message for GED 2021: Exhibitions are the key instrument to implement and accelerate transformation towards sustainable and digital economies!   On the occasion of this year’s Global Exhibitions Day, we discussed the state of our industry in Europe at this point of the pandemic, the perspectives for reopening & restarting and explore opportunities for the mid and… read more

EU DIALOGUE AND UPDATE

  On the occasion of this year’s Global Exhibitions Day, we discussed the state of our industry in Europe at this point of the pandemic, the perspectives for reopening & restarting and explore opportunities for the mid and long term with Eric Philippart from the European Commission. Testimonials from several countries and subsectors of the exhibition industry … read more

UFI CONNECTS ONLINE SESSION

  16 December 2020 Exploring synergies with Enterprise Europe Network – Helping companies innovate and grow internationally In these challenging times, cross-fertilization is key. The Exhibition Industry should look outside their usual sphere, discover different approaches and initiate new collaborations. The Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) could be such an example. EEN… read more

ACTIVITY - SECOND EXHIBITION INDUSTRY EU DIALOGUE 2018

SECOND ‘EXHIBITION INDUSTRY EU DIALOGUE’ HIGHLIGHTS CHALLENGES AND POTENTIAL AT DECISIVE MOMENT FOR THE EU AND INDUSTRY The second edition of the “Exhibition Industry EU Dialogue” organised on 21st February 2018 by the European Exhibition Industry Alliance (EEIA) in Brussels was again a success. Over 50 participants from all over Europe gathered for a day of policy insights, open discussions, advocacy work and political networking. Claude Membrez (CEO Palexpo and EMECA President), Gerald Böse (CEO Koelnmesse and UFI European Chapter Chair) and David Boon (General Manager Brussels Expo, EMECA Vice President EU Relations and UFI European Chapter Vice Chair) welcomed the participants and speakers: “Open markets are the motor of our industry, therefore… read more

EXHIBITION INDUSTRY DIALOGUE 2017

The European Exhbition Industry Alliance organises events in Brussels to exchange with the European Insitutions and discuss current issues, needs and policy proposals.   Exhibition Industry EU Dialogue 2017 “FREE TRADE THE MAIN FACTOR IN EUROPEAN ECONOMIC SUCCESS” SAY SPEAKERS AT NEW ‘EXHIBITION INDUSTRY EU DIALOGUE’ EVENT A common theme in all EU speakers’… read more

EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT BREAKFAST 2015

The European Exhbition Industry Alliance organises events in Brussels to exchange with the European Insitutions and discuss current issues, needs and policy proposals.   “How trade fairs and exhibitions contribute to SME internationalisation” European Parliament Breakfast hosted by Bernd Lange MEP, Chairman of the Committee on International Trade   On 21 October 2015,… read more

2014 BRUSSELS DINNER DEBATE: CLOSER COOPERATION WITH EU TO BOOST SMES PERFORMANCE

2014 Dinner Debate for EU stakeholders in Brussels with Key Note by Dr. Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank European Exhibition Industry Alliance: closer cooperation with EU to boost SMEs performance   On 10 July 2014, the European Exhibition Industry Alliance held a Dinner Debate for EU stakeholders in Brussels. Dr. Werner Hoyer, the President of the… read more