Global Exhibitions Day

Global Exhibitions Day - 7 June 2017

Global Exhibitions Day starts in:

15 days

The New Zealand exhibition industry are the first to celebrate #GED17, with Hawai'i the last.


Be inspired and inspire others

Tell us what are your plans for 7 June 2017. Send an e-mail to

Activities around the globe


Get involved

You can make a difference, by getting involved and taking part, whether as an individual, a company or an association.

Anything you can do, will contribute to the greater impact of #GED17, and will help us promote the exhibition industry.

Here are some ideas what you can do to support #GED17

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Join the GED movement on Social Media




Contact the association in your country and join the national efforts.

GED Contact List


38* GED partner associations under the UFI umbrella: AAXO (South Africa), AEFI (Italy), AEO (UK), AFE (Spain), AFECA (Asia), AFIDA (Central & South America), AMPROFEC (Mexico), AOCA (Argentina), AUMA (Germany), CAEM (Canada), CEFA (Central Europe), CENTREX (Central Europe), CFI (Italy), EEAA (Australasia), EEIA (EU), EFU (Ukraine), EMECA (Europe), EXSA (South Africa), FAIRLINK (Sweden), FAMAB (Germany), HKECIA (Hong-Kong), IAEE (USA), IDFA (Germany), IECA (Indonesia), IEIA (India), IELA (Global), LECA (Lebanon), MACEOS (Malaysia), MFTA (Macao), PCEI (Poland), RUEF (Russia), SACEOS (Singapore), SECB (Singapore), SISO (USA), TEA (Thailand), TFOA (Turkey), UBRAFE (Brazil) and UNIMEV (France).

*the list is being regularily updated


Join the #GED picture gallery and share your selfie/picture on Twitter @GED_17 (#GED17)!

GED Logo GED Flyer


Contact: UFI Headquarters:

Global Exhibitions Day 2017 supporters gallery



The first ever Global Exhibitions Day, held on 8 June 2016, has mobilized thousands of industry professionals around the world.

GED16 Actions GED16 Media Release


GED 2016 - Global Activities Around GED 2016 (2) GED 2016 - Made History (1) GED 2016 - Making Headlines (1)

List of #GED16 partners:
UFI (Global), AAXO and EXSA (South Africa), AEFI and CFI (Italy), AEO (UK), AFE (Spain), AFECA (Asia), AFIDA (Central & South America), AMPROFEC (Mexico), AOCA (Argentina),  Fairlink (Sweden), AUMA and FAMAB (Germany), CAEM (Canada), CEFA and CENTREX (Central Europe), EEAA (Australasia), EEIA (EU), HKECIA (Hong-Kong), IAEE and SISO (USA), IECA (Indonesia), IEIA (India), IELA (Global), IFES (Global), LECA (Lebanon), MACEOS (Malaysia), MFTA (Macao), PCEI (Poland), RUEF (Russia), TEA (Thailand), UBRAFE (Brazil) and UNIMEV (France).