Global Congress

85th UFI Global Congress

31 October–3 November 2018

Expoforum, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

UFI Members Only

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UFI’s Global Congress – the exhibition industry’s annual global gathering

UFI’s annual Global Congress is known as the exhibition industry’s largest global meeting of the year, combining international networking with unique content. It is an ideal opportunity for members to gain insight into topics of strategic interest, on the current industry trends and challenges that the exhibition industry is currently facing.
Open to UFI members only, it is known as the “must attend” event for all industry professionals.


The Dynamics of Transition – Our Industry’s Complex Future

The exhibition industry is currently facing up to many issues: from consolidation to digitisation, from investments to restructurings, from fast track hiring to long term retention. We are in transition to new business models, driven by changing behavioural patterns – just like the markets and industries we serve.

What is your role in our industry’s complex future?