ICC Sydney “Waste Reduction Program” wins the UFI Sustainable Devt Award 2020


26 June 2020: Waste Management is one, if not the most important environmental issue of exhibitions. So, the UFI Sustainable Development Award 2020 was designed to recognise companies that have implemented a successful Waste Management approach for exhibitions. And, ICC Sydney rightly won the UFI Sustainable Development Award 2020. The jury selected the “Waste Reduction…


IAEE releases Guide on “Essential Considerations for Safely Reopening Exhibitions & Events”


26 June 2020: The International Association of Exhibitions and Events® (IAEE) has just released a White Paper titled “Essential Considerations for Safely Reopening Exhibitions and Events,” Version I. The White Paper is aimed at providing a general information for consideration by exhibition organizers when planning for and producing an exhibition during a pandemic. Releasing the…


German authorities differentiate ‘trade shows’ from ‘mass gatherings’


26 June 2020: The German government has paved a way for exhibitions and trade shows in the country to reopen. In its list of measures on dealing with the current COVID-19 pandemic, German government has taken the step to differentiate “mass gatherings”, explicitly highlighting out trade shows and exhibitions as types of events that can…


UFI Global Congress 2020 adopts a ‘glocalised’ approach -Main theme will be “Resilience”


24 June 2020: With COVID-19-related global travel restrictions expected to continue over the coming months, UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has decided to adjust the format of this year’s Global Congress. Instead of holding the event in one place, the UFI Global Congress 2020 will adopt a ‘glocalised’ approach. The main theme…