EEIA Positions

EEIA Positions

This year's Global Exhibitions Day was celebrated on 7th June 2017.
Global Exhibitions Day is a combination of efforts from across the exhibition industry. It is launched to raise awareness of the exhibition industry as one of the forces driving global trade and growth.
Exhibition organisers, venues, associations, and service providers from countries all around the world are uniting behind this global initiative. In more than 20 countries around the world, national events took place to celebrate Global Exhibitions Day. 
The European Exhibition Industry Alliance offers key facts and figures about the global trade fair and exhibition business here.

The European Exhibition Industry Alliance offers a briefing about the exhibiton industry in Europe and states its expectations and needs as to the operating evironment and economic background in Europe and worldwide.
The European exhibition industry enhances competitiveness and growth in Europe by offering business opportunities in the EU and globally. It argues for targeted support to European SMEs and for better operating and trade conditions at home and abroad.

Download the Briefing/Position Paper here:
EEIA Position Paper


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
(March 2017)
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“How trade fairs and exhibitions contribute to SME internationalisation” European Parliament Breakfast hosted by Bernd Lange MEP, Chairman of the Committee on International Trade
(October 2015)
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European Exhibition Industry Alliance: closer cooperation with EU to boost SMEs performance, Dinner Debate for EU stakeholders in Brussels with Key Note by Dr. Werner Hoyer, President of the European Investment Bank
(July 2014)
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