UFI Connects

Get ready to restart

2 July 2020
English
Global

Speakers / Moderators

ATHENA GONG

ATHENA GONG

MANAGING DIRECTOR
INFORMA MARKETS CHINA
CLAUDIA SAGRIPANTI

CLAUDIA SAGRIPANTI

CHIEF EXECUTIVE
EXHIBITION & EVENT ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
MARINA TAMAGNINI

MARINA TAMAGNINI

COMMUNICATION & PUBLIC AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
FIERA MILANO - ITALY
TOMASZ KOBIERSKI

TOMASZ KOBIERSKI

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
GRUPA MTP. POLAND
NICK DUGDALE-MOORE
Moderator

NICK DUGDALE-MOORE

REGIONAL MANAGER EUROPE
UFI

At least 28 countries including China, Germany and the United States have published dates for exhibitions to reopen in 2020, the majority of them as soon as 1st July. In several markets exhibitions have already restarted : China, South Korea, Hong Kong, Poland. Most countries have imposed restrictions for events to operate under, whether health & safety checks, distancing or density, it varies from market to market.

In this session we hear from industry leaders who share their experiences in getting the green light to reopen their exhibitions.

  • Athena Gong, Managing Director, Informa Markets China (China) presents the Chengdu Chinese Beauty Expo, which took place from 9-11 June.
  • Claudia Sagripanti, Chief Executive, EEAA – Exhibition & Event Association of Australasia (Australia) talks about EEAA’s successful lobbying efforts with the national and regional authorities, and the forthcoming restart.
  • Marina Tamagnini, Communication & Public Affairs Director, Fiera Milano (Italy) discusses Fiera Milano’s work with the national and regional authorities to lobby for the reopening.
  • Tomasz Kobierski, Chairman of the Board, Grupa MTP (Poland) presents lessons from the two events Grupa MTP have hosted already, the Summer Garden Market and Poznan Moto Fest.

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