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UFI Global Congress: Get your personal updates on hot topics like security, digital, HR & talent at designated Special Interest sessions

29 August 2017, Paris, France: True to its subject on “Weights and Profits”, the program during the current year’s UFI Global Congress is stacked with sessions concentrated on conquering deterrents and adjusting to change. The sessions will include various regarded, experienced and educated industry experts sharing contextual investigations of achievements and disappointments, unloading research comes about and examining the most recent patterns inside the exhibition industry.

The UFI Global Congress, titled “Raising the Odds – Pressures and Profits in the Exhibition Industry”, will happen at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg (South Africa) from 1-4 November 2017. UFI’s Global Congress is the most universal yearly assembling in the exhibition industry, open to UFI individuals from around the globe. Every year it unites several coordinators, venue operators, specialist organizations and industry associations from more than 50 nations.

On Thursday 2 November, the evening program offers members the chance to go to one of three parallel sessions individually in two separate schedule vacancies. These Special Interest Group (SIG) talks enable members to choose a subject that is of most enthusiasm to them, where the exchanges will be particular to the specific concentration zone.

The Large Venue SIG is one of these extraordinary sessions. Directed by the current UFI President and Member of the Managing Board, Deutsche Messe AG Hannover, Dr. Andreas Gruchow, this gathering will concentrate on event security and wellbeing in turbulent circumstances.

Security remains a significant factor inside the exhibition and events industry while considering perspectives, for example, swarm control, reconnaissance and security dangers. Talks amid this SIG will spin around the members’ distinctive motivation and what venues and coordinators are doing to guarantee the wellbeing of members. How are security dangers and the extra wellbeing measures executed affecting diverse organizations? What will the future hold for venue and event administration – will it be the same old thing or will industry players be compelled to reexamine the way they work together, endeavouring to keep up a safe foundation while staying accommodating and welcoming to the general population?

Security is a sensitive subject, regularly drove aside as the “glaring issue at hand”, one which many don’t wish to examine transparently. In any case, the world is changing and requesting that we consider how security impacts our venues, our customers and the impact it has on the industry in general. This will be a meeting worth going to for anybody engaged with venue and event administration.

In the meantime, the Digital Innovation Committee will have the Digital Disruption SIG. The concentrate here will be on The Internet of Things (IoT). What does the web of things mean for the exhibition industry? What are the impacts that can be normal short and medium term? Who are the principle performing artists? What are the conceivable applications and plans of action in our industry? Join the gathering for an intuitive open deliberation amid which individuals from the group of onlookers will direct and impact intriguing and drawing in discourses on what the future advanced world holds for our industry.

The Large Venue and Digital Disruption SIG are just two of six subject’s members at the current year’s Congress can choose from separately. Other SIG meetings incorporate Best Industry Practices from Marketing to Sustainability, and sessions on Government Pavilions, Human Resources and the difficulties of Family Businesses. So enlist now, select the subjects that are most pertinent to you and play a dynamic part in dialogs about patterns as well as difficulties inside our industry, discourses where together we may discover arrangements or create enhancing thoughts that will light answers for the advantage of our organizations and industry.