Objectives and Members

The main objectives of the Regional Chapters are to discuss specific problems and ideas concerning their region, to encourage cooperation between members within their region, and to promote UFI in their region and encourage additional membership.

Dealing with particular tasks and interests relevant to the tradeshow sectors of a given region, they are a good way of increasing professionalism and quality of trade fairs/exhibitions through closer cooperation.

Chapter Chairman

Mr. Saif Mohamed Al Midfa

Expo Centre Sharjah
Sharjah, UAE

Vice Chairman

Mr. Hossein Esfahbodi

Iran lnternational Exhibitions Co. (IIEC)
Tehran, Iran

Vice Chairman

Mr. Amer Tabbah

Amman, Jordan

Vice Chairman

Mr. Craig Newman

Johannesburg Expo Centre (Pty) Ltd
Johannesburg, South Africa


Mr. Ibrahim Al Khaldi


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