19 September 2017, Paris/Sydney : UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry and EEAA, the Exhibition and Event Association will reinforce their current coordinated effort to make extra an incentive for the show business in Australasia, and to interface that area better to the worldwide group of presentation industry proficient.

The initiative of the two affiliations marked an update of comprehension in Sydney laying out the degree and needs of their arranged territories of collaboration. In view of this understanding, the two affiliations will declare the main exercises at the forthcoming UFI Global Congress in Johannesburg, South Africa from November 1 – 4.

Kai Hattendorf, UFI’s Managing Director/CEO respects the expanded collaboration, commented, “It is UFI’s main goal to associate and serve the presentation business all around. Our joint effort with the EEAA will permit both our relationship to do this all the more proficiently. We will team up on look into, training, ability improvement, and distributed trades – attempting to interface industry experts from Australia with the business in Asia and all inclusive.” More than 60 national and territorial presentation industry relationship from everywhere throughout the world are UFI individuals making a special worldwide system. Organizations like the one we’re reporting today go further in light of shared undertakings and exercises. At UFI, we anticipate bringing a greater amount of our experiences and advantages to the business in Australasia, and furthermore on sharing accepted procedures and activities from EEAA individuals with the UFI people group.”

Joyce DiMascio, Chief Executive, Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA) remarked: “There is more gravitas when affiliations team up. We are charmed to formalize a more grounded organization with UFI and develop our engagement with the worldwide occasion industry. The trading of the MoU today opens up the path for nearer joint effort between our two associations. There is a solid arrangement between our affiliations – we both offer a guarantee to supporting and building up the business chances of our individuals and pushing for the estimation of the area to government and the more extensive business group – and I anticipate working all the more intimately with UFI for the advantage of our particular associations and the individuals we serve.”

UFI is serving it’s more than 270 industry individuals in Asia-Pacific through the affiliation’s territorial office in Hong Kong, speaking to countless presentation industry experts. The yearly “Asia-Pacific Conference” unites our industry’s worldwide business pioneers in the area. The 2018 version will occur March 1-2 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. UFI is additionally delivering yearly measurements and market reports for all the significant markets in Asia Pacific mutually with BSG. UFI individuals additionally advantage from instructive projects like the as of late propelled Venue Management School in Shanghai and Focus Meetings.

UFI’s most recent research on the advancement of the presentation business in Asia/Pacific demonstrates that Australia’s exchange reasonable industry developed by 3.1% out of 2016. Concerning future development, Mark Cochrane, UFI’s territorial Manager for Asia/Pacific remarked: “We anticipate speedier development for the Australian presentation showcase in the coming years. In 2017, Australia’s economy is conjecture to develop by 3.1%. The Australian exchange reasonable market, be that as it may, ought to beat the more extensive economy following the opening of the new scene, ICC Sydney in December 2016.”


Likewise, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center is planned finished work on its development venture in 2018 including 20,000 m2 of occasion space. Those two interests in fundamental setting foundation should bring about more grounded development rates throughout the following a few years.”