International Fair Poster Competition

Grand Award Winner of the 2019 International Fair Poster Competition: Informa Markets 

The Grand Award winner of the 23rd International Fair Poster Competition was Informa Markets from India for the poster “Calling Bell”, created by Parag Bandodkar, Senior Art Director, MacNeil Kapila Senior Copywriter and Sarthak Had, Senior Designer.

In 2019, there were 50 entries from 11 exhibition organisers in 9 countries. The jury evaluated all eligible posters based on the following assessment criteria:

– Interpretation of the exhibition topic.

– The design concept.

– Integrity and original presentation of the event’s technical parameters, dates, venue, and exhibition name.

The complete list of awarded posters is as follows:

 1st category winner: “Calling Bell”, Informa Markets – Food & Hotel India 2019, created by Parag Bandodkar, Senior Art Director, MacNeil Kapila Senior Copywriter and Sarthak Had, Senior Designer.

2nd Place Poster: “Poznań Game Arena in Poznań International Fair” – International Fair Poznań, created by Daniel Knieć – Imagine sp.z o.o.

3rd Place Poster: Fiera Di Roma – “Roma moto days” – created by Drudi Performance, Designer Aldo Drudi

Runners up:

1. “International exhibition for wines, spirits and accessories” by Inter Expo Center-Sofia, created by Lada Yankova, Inter Expo Center Ltd.

2. “IFSEC India 2019”, by Informa Markets, created by Parag Bandodkar, Senior Art Director, MacNeil Kapila Senior Copywriter and Sarthak Had, Senior Designer

3. “Food & Hotel India 2019”, poster “Popping the Bottle”, by Informa Markets, created by Parag Bandodkar, Senior Art Director, MacNeil Kapila Senior Copywriter and Sarthak Had, Senior Designer

At the 86th UFI Global Congress on 6-9 November 2019 in Bangkok (Thailand), the Grand Award winner will receive a unique statuette created by Bulgarian sculptor Yanko Nenov. All winners will receive certificates.

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Grand Award Winners of the 2018 International Fair Poster Competition: Expoforum International & Ifema – Feria de Madrid take up first place in two different categories

The jury of the 22nd International Fair Poster Competition, in collaboration with UFI, has announced this year’s Grand Award winners. In the first category, Expoforum International in Russia was recognised for its “Nested Russian Doll” poster, created by the Design sector of Expoforum. Feria de Madrid was recognised in the second category for its “Fruit Attraction” poster series, designed by Javier Peñas and Ifema.

The jury evaluated all eligible posters based on the following assessment criteria:

  •  Interpretation of the exhibition topic;
  •  Design concept;
  •  Integrity and original presentation of the event’s technical parameters, dates, venue, exhibition name, etc.

The complete list of awarded posters is as follows:

 1st category winner: Nested Russian Doll – Expoforum International, designed by the Design sector of Expoforum.

2nd category winner: Series of posters: Fruit Attraction, Ifema Feria de Madrid (Spain), designed by Javier Peñas and Ifema.

2nd Place
Poster: JIMTOF2018, Japan International Machine Tool Fair 2018, Tokyo Big Sight Inc. (Japan), designed by EMBLEM Inc.

3rd Place
Poster: Comic Con Colombia, Corferias Colombia, designed by Grupo Zea.

At the 85th UFI Global Congress that will be held on 31 October to 3 November 2018 in St. Petersburg (Russia), the Grand Award winners will receive  a unique statuette created by Bulgarian sculptor Yanko Nenov. Certificates will also be awarded to all winners.

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2017 Winner of the 21th International Fair Poster Competition

A series of posters presented by Bologne Fiere (Italy) and designed by photographer Olivero Toscani Studio,

The complete list of awarded posters is as follows:

Grand Award winner
Series of posters: Cosmoprof by Bologna Fiere (Italy), designed by photographer: Olivero Toscani Studio.

2nd Place
Poster: International Green Week 2017 by Messe Berlin (Germany), designed by creative agency Butter Berlin.

3rd Place
Poster: Vietnam International Café Show – A cup of the world (South Korea), designed by EPPN

Thе Runner up:
UBM India (India): India Nuclear Energy 2016.

Sustainable Development Award

To reward, the best exhibition industry initiatives connected to Sustainable Development as they are related to the current competition theme.”

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Digital Innovation Award

To reward, the best exhibition industry initiatives connected to Digital and Innovation as they are related to the current competition theme.

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