Global Exhibitions Day

Get involved



The great response of the first ever Global Exhibitions Day proves that such a day was needed in our industry!

UFI would like to extend the invitation to all industry professionals, everyone eager to promote the value of our industry to join #GED17.

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

  • Integrate the #GED17 logo in your email signature
  • Film a ‘highlights’ video from behind the scenes of the exhibition industry.
  • Look for any regional events that you can tap into to promote #GED17
  • Add the #GED17 logo to your printed and online materials (brochures, flyers, badges, banners, etc.)
  • Share quotes / interviews from your staff and clients on their highlights of working within the exhibition industry. E.g. what was their best exhibition experience or the most significant moment in their career
  • Plan a team building on 7 June and share your activities

Be inspired and inspire others

Tell us how you are able to get involved and inspire others We make sure to share your efforts with the exhibition industry community.All individual efforts will benefit from being amplified and promoted globally as part of #GED17.

36* GED partner associations under the UFI umbrella: AAXO (South Africa), AEFI (Italy), AEO (UK), AFE (Spain), AFECA (Asia), AFIDA (Central & South America), AMPROFEC (Mexico), 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), 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

Your support

Join the #GED picture gallery and share your selfie/picture on Twitter @GED_17 (#ged17)!

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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).