Objectives and Chair

The UFI Committee on Sustainable Development was formally established in 2008 to support UFI as it focuses on the issue of Sustainable Development in the Exhibition Industry. Primarily devoted to providing information to UFI Members, it is also intended to contribute to the overall understanding of related issues for the entire industry.

Committee Chair

Mrs. Dianne Young

Enercare Centre
Toronto, Canada
Committee Vice-Chair

Mr. Philippe Echivard

Geneva, Switzerland

Mr. Christian Druart


The Committee is composed of representatives from the industry (venues, organizers, service providers and national associations) from Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America and Pacific regions.

ADNEC (UAE), Agility Fairs & Events (Singapore), AUMA (Germany), BIEC (India), BPA Worldwide (USA), FAMAB (Germany), Fondazione Fiera Milano (Italy), ICC (Australia), IEIA (India), IELA (UK), IFES (Belgium), IIEC (Iran), Messe Frankfurt (Germany), Messe-Marketing – Karla Juegel (Germany), Messe München International (Germany), Positive Impact (UK), P.S BEDI & Co. (India), RAI Amsterdam (Netherlands), R.E. Rogers India (India), Reed Midem (France), TCEB (Thailand), UBM Asia (China), UBM EMEA (The Netherlands), and UNIMEV (France).