International Fair Poster Competition

The annual International Fair Poster Competition celebrates the best posters produced by tradeshow organisers around the world.

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Participation Regulations

  1. The Competition is open to UFI members only.
  2. Participation is free of charge.
  3. Each poster can be submitted in either of two categories: Category 2 – Event posters related to a specific fair or exhibition.
  4. Each company can submit an unlimited number of posters.
  5. The minimum size of poster entries is 50 x 70 cm.
  6. Only posters created for exhibition events during the three-year period from 2015 to 2017 are eligible to apply.
  7. Posters already submitted in previous editions of the International Fair Poster Competition will not be considered.
  8. The entry deadline is 30 June 2017.
  9. The jury will evaluate all eligible posters based on the following assessment criteria:
    1. Interpretation of the exhibition topic;
    2. Design concept;
    3. Integrity and original presentation of the event’s technical parameters, dates, venue, exhibition name, etc.
  10. Applicants shall complete an application form for each poster.
  11. Each poster shall be submitted in three hard copies to International Fair Plovdiv at the address below:

INTERNATIONAL FAIR PLOVDIV

Marketing Dept.
Emil Zahariev
37, Tzar Boris III Obedinitel Blvd.
4003 Plovdiv, BULGARIA

In addition, each poster shall be emailed in JPG format to Emil Zahariev e_zahariev@fair.bg and Angela Herberholz, angela@ufi.org.

* Participation in the 2017 International Fair Poster Competition automatically grants UFI and International Fair Plovdiv the right to reproduce the posters for the purposes of the Competition and its award ceremony or for the sole purpose of promoting the International Fair Poster Competition.

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2016 Winners of the 20th International Fair Poster Competition

Category 1: Generic poster promoting the exhibition industry as a whole

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Category 2: Exhibition Exhibition Poster

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2nd Place
MOMAD – Metropolis (International Fashion and Accessories Trade Show)
IFEMA, Spain
Designer: Thinking Forward

3rd Place
“60th International Belgrade Book Fair” – series of three posters
Belgrade Fair, Serbia
Designer: Block and Roll Advertising Agency Belgrade

Runners-Up:
Expoconstrucción y Expodiseño 2015
Corferias, Colombia
Designer: Harold Zea & Asociados

EXIHS
Fiera Milano, Italy
Designer: Cerri & Associati

2015 Winners

Creativeworld 2015

Electro & Water Expo Poster

2015 Runners-Up

  • Messe Duesseldorf with their entry “Out of the Box – Festival for shoes and accessories”;
  • Fiera Bolzano with their poster series “Interpoma, Biolife and Hotel”; (3 posters)
  • Belgrade Fair with their poster series “The place where men cry of happiness”; (4 posters)
  • UBM India with their entry Concrete “Show India”
  • FEMA, Fiera de Madrid with their entry “Salon Look Internacional”

 

Previous Awarded Posters

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