The 2017 UFI ICT Award

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Digital Innovation – What will be our solution for the future?

The 2017 UFI Technology Award wishes to recognize new technologies designed to support the exhibition industry. The main objective of this award is to honour outstanding digital tools designed to make the next generation of exhibition professionals or users fit for the future.


Your entry must relate to a technological innovation programme in an exhibition environment.


More specifically, the following questions must be addressed:
• What drove you to develop a new programme/tool?
• What were the main objectives?
• Which value added services did you seek to provide?
• What measures did you take to reach those objectives?
• What were the specific challenges faced? How were these overcome?
• Were your objectives reached?
• What relevant results can you share?


By 27 February 2017
please provide a summary in English, describing your entry to:

This summary must describe your entry; programme objectives, the actions undertaken to reach those objectives and the qualitative and quantitative results obtained. The entry must not exceed six pages, including graphics. In all cases, only the first six pages of the summary will be taken into consideration as competition entries.

The UFI ICT Committee will evaluate all the entries and select the finalists. The vote will be based on the following criteria: originality, strategy, effectiveness, improvement in terms of services, results achieved and added value for the company.

The 2017 UFI Technology Award finalists will be invited to prepare a detailed PowerPoint Presentation providing an in-depth description of their programme. The 2017 UFI Technology will then, be selected and announced.

By participating in this award competition, the winner agrees to present his winning programme at the 2017 UFI Global Congress, 1-4 November in South Africa.

This competition is open to UFI members and non-members (exhibition organizers, operators of exhibition centers and service providers), on the condition that entries are exhibition-Industry-related. Participation in this competition is free-of-charge for UFI members. Non-members are required to pay a 100€ participation fee.

For more information, please download the brochure or contact Pascal Bellat at

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