Sustainable Development Working Group

The objective of the Working Group is to achieve a high level of awareness and commitment to sustainability within the exhibition industry. As such, it develops a series of actions to identify and share best practices, to educate and facilitate implementation of sustainability across the value chain of the industry.

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Stephanie Mathas

RAI Amsterdam BV.
The Netherlands
Vice Chair

Edwin van der Vennet

UFI Liaison

Christian Druart


The Committee is composed of representatives from the industry (venues, organizers, service providers and national associations) from Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America and Pacific regions.

ADNEC (UAE), AEFI (Italy), Audited Media (USA), AUMA (Germany), beMatrix (Belgium), BIEC (India), BITEC (Thailand), Consumer Technology Association (USA), Easyfairs (Belgium), EEIA (Belgium), FAMAB (Germany), Fiera Milano (Italy), Fondazione Fiera Milano (Italy), Greenview (Singapore), Holtmann+ (Germany), ICC Sydney (Australia), IEIA (India), IELA (UK), IFES (Belgium), IMEX (UK),  Informa Markets (UK), Jaarbeurs (The Netherlands), jwc (Germany), Kölnmesse (Germany), MCH Group (Switzerland), Messe Frankfurt (Germany), Messe Muenchen (Germany), Messe-Marketing – Karla Juegel (Germany), P S Bedi & Co. (India), Palexpo (Switzerland), RAI Amsterdam (Netherlands),  R.E. Rogers India (India), Reduce2 (USA), Riva del Garda FiereCongressi (Italy), RX (UK), Stockholm Massan (Sweden), TCEB (Thailand), TEA (Thailand) and UNIMEV (France).