As the global association of the exhibition industry, UFI recognises that people are at the core of our businesses and drives programs dedicated to fostering the future of our industry.

UFI Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Programme

Launched by UFI in 2016, the annual NGL programme is the premier talent accelerator programme for the exhibition industry. Since 2016, there have been 37 talented professionals who have gone through the NGL programme.

Find out more about the Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Grant

Talent Narrative

A talent narrative white paper Attracting Community Builders developed by the 2022 UFI Next Generation Leaders. Watch A New Talent Narrative on UFI Connects.

Association of Event Organisers (AEO) #ChooseEvents Campaign | August 2023

A campaign launched by AEO in the United Kingdom to showcase the diversity of opportunities within events, shifting the way talent enters the industry from falling into events to choosing events.

Singapore Association of Convention & Exhibition Organisers & Suppliers (SACEOS) Best Practices for Internship in MICE Guide | April 2023

A set of best practices developed by SACEOS in Singapore for businesses and interns for designing or embarking on internship programmes within the business events industry.