Past Focus Meetings

Open to all UFI members, each Focus Meeting is dedicated to a specific topic in relation with an exhibition industry issue. Chaired by each respective committee chairman, these one-day meetings are composed of speakers’ presentations, as well as round-table discussions and debates between the participants and the lecturers.

The presentations displayed during the past Focus Meetings can be downloaded from the Members’ Area (section reserved for UFI members only).

“Prepare your IT for the future”

Poznan, 9 April 2014
6 presentations displayed by:

  • KMDT (Germany)
  • CIONET (Spain)
  • Fiera Milano S.p.A. (Italy)
  • IFMEA (Spain)
  • UBM Plc (United Kingdom)
  • Artexis – easyFairs Group (Belgium)

“From data to success: the new significance of data bases”

Shanghai, 17 April 2013
7 presentations displayed by:

  • Palexpo SA (Switzerland)
  • Ungerboeck Software International (Germany)
  • Info Salons China (China)
  • Presdo Inc. (USA)
  • Milton Exhibits Group (China)
  • Tradesparq (China)
  • InvitePeople & Stockholmsmässan AB (Sweden)

“Mobile: A world of new opportunities or just a new channel for old content?”

Utrecht, 27 April 2012
8 presentations displayed by:

  • all-Sense Group (France)
  • Info Salons Group (Australia)
  • Designit (Denmark)
  • Microsoft Ukraine (Ukraine)
  • Swisscom (Schweiz) AG (Switzerland)
  • Messe Frankfurt GmbH (Germany)
  • Messe München GmbH (Germany)
  • ReedPop – Reed Exhibitions (USA)

“Social media: business benefits”

Kiev, 6 April 2011
8 presentations displayed by:

  • Meplan (Germany)
  • 360 Creative Event Services Ltd (United Kingdom)
  • Reed Exhibitions UK (United Kingdom)
  • Microsoft Ukraine (Ukraine)
  • Messe Frankfurt GmbH (Germany)
  • IFEMA (Spain)
  • Poznan International Fair (Poland)
  • Reed Exhibitions The Americas (USA)

“Social Media in the Exhibition Industry”

Paris, 30 April 2010
7 presentations displayed by:

  • Bolero (France)
  • Amiando AG (Germany)
  • IFEMA (Spain)
  • Reed Exhibitions (United Kingdom)
  • Impact Exhibition Management Co. (Thailand)
  • Jaarbeurs Utrecht BV (The Netherlands)
  • Messe München International (Germany)

“Techniques for e-campaign Management New ICT Trends and Practical Approaches”

Madrid, Spain, 23 September 2009
8 presentations displayed by:

  • Neolane (France)
  • Salesforces (Spain)
  • SAP (Spain)
  • T-Systems (Germany)
  • Evenium (France)
  • IFEMA (Spain)
  • IMEX (Germany)
  • VNU Exhibitions Europe (Netherlands)

“CRM (Customer Relations Management) Reborn: Evolution & New Impact”

Brno, Czech Republic – 3 December 2008
6 presentations displayed by:

  • Ernst & Young (Spain)
  • Adventics GmbH (Germany)
  • Reed Exhibition UK (England)
  • Fiera Milano – Expopage S.p.A (Italy)
  • Messe München (Germany)
  • VNU Exhibitions Europe (Netherlands)

“Web 2.0 – New Challenge for the Exhibition Industry?”

Ghent, 28 September 2007
5 presentations displayed by:

  • Pitchmanagement, Amsterdam , (Netherlands)
  • Innovation Department at ISEM Fashion Business School, Madrid, (Spain)
  • Dyomedea, Paris, (France)
  • Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam, (Netherlands)
  • IDEEA Messe- und Dekorationsbau GmbH, Berlin, (Germany)

“IT Trends for Quality Exhibitor/Visitor Services”

Stocholm, 28 April 2006
7 presentations displayed by:

  • Stockholmsmässan AB (Sweden)
  • IFEMA Madrid (Spain)
  • Event Management Communication Ltd (UK)
  • Messe Frankfurt Venue GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
  • Skidata AG (Austria)
  • Stikibak Ltd (UK)
  • NGN – New Generation Network GmbH (Germany)

“Database Management in the Exhibition Industry”

Amsterdam, 1 April 2005
10 presentations displayed by:

  • GL Events (France)
  • Amsterdam RAI (Netherlands)
  • IFEMA Madrid (Spain)
  • Stockholmsmässan (Sweden)
  • Messe München GmbH (Germany)
  • Leipziger Messe GmbH (Germany)
  • Ungerboeck Systems (USA)
  • GL Data Systems (France)
  • m+a Verlag GmbH (Germany)
  • ULYS Law Firm (Belgium/France)

“E-Ticketing”

Luxembourg, 29 October 2004
5 presentations displayed by:

  • GL Events (France)
  • ELCA (Switzerland)
  • LogicaCMG (Netherlands)
  • VNU Exhibitions Europe (Netherlands)
  • AXESS AG (Austria)

“Latest Developments of IT Tools”

Utrecht, 23 April 2004
4 presentations displayed by:

  • Ungerboeck Systems (USA) on “Integrated Event-Management Software”
  • LogicaCMG (Netherlands) on RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)
  • EMC Ltd (Great Britain) on Online Exhibitor Manual
  • BL ConCept GmbH (Germany) on CRM (Customer Relationship Management)

“IT Mobile Solutions for Exhibitors and Visitors”

Kiev, 18-19 September 2003
4 presentations displayed by:

  • Intracom SA (Greece)
  • Deutsche Telekom (Germany)
  • AppearNetworks (Sweden)
  • RussCom IT Systems (Russia)

“Visitor Registration Related to CRM”

Düsseldorf, 17 April 2003
2 presentations displayed by:

  • Summit Registration & Services (The Netherlands)
  • Leipziger Messe(Germany)