UFI’s World Map of Exhibition Venues (November 2017) reveals that the total venue space available for exhibitions has grown 7.4 percent in the last six years, from 32,500,000 to 34,900,000 square metres (gross indoor exhibition space, venues over 5,000 square metres). The fastest growth is in venues offering more than 100,000 square metres, a rise of 27 percent from 48 in 2011 to 61 in 2017. Asia now boasts more space than North America, and Europe has the most globally.
UFI World Map of Exhibition Venues (2017 Edition) (November 2017 Preliminary View)
UFI World Map of Exhibition Venues (2017 Edition) (June 2018 Revision)