UFI – The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry is the leading global trade association of the exhibition sector of the events industry. Members are the world’s tradeshow organisers and exhibition centre operators, as well as the major national and international exhibition associations, and selected partners of the exhibition industry. UFI’s main goal is to represent, promote and support the business interests of its members and the exhibition industry, with an increased focus on global advocacy.

UFI directly represents around 50,000 exhibition industry employees, and works closely with its 60+ national and regional exhibition and events industry association members. More than 820 member organisations from around 90 countries are presently signed up as members. Over 1,000 international trade fairs carry the UFI approved label, a quality guarantee for visitors and exhibitors alike, and a growing numer of industry professionals carry the “UFI Certified Proefessional” (UCP) designation. UFI members continue to provide the international business community with a unique marketing media aimed at developing outstanding face-to-face business opportunities.