The Global Exhibitions Day is celebrated on June 5th. At the Ara Pacis Auditorium in Rome, the task of acting as the venue for the event, born in 2016 on the initiative of UFI-Union World of Exhibition.
Quickly becoming the annual reference event for the sector at a global level, Global Exhibitions Day is therefore in its fourth edition. This year AEFI, starting from the themes proposed by UFI, has organized “Collaboration and Sustainability: drivers of change for Italian exhibition”. A great event in Rome, at the Auditorium of the Ara Pacis. As you can easily imagine, this is a great opportunity to solicit public opinion, institutions and the business world. In fact, the centrality of the national trade exhibition sector is undoubted, and interventions and clarifications are now urgently needed. The purpose? to strengthen and define the strategic role of exhibitions in the country’s industrial policy. It is also a precious opportunity to promote exhibitions as a driver for sustainable growth in the business of businesses and to highlight the contribution of events to the achievement of sustainable development goals set by the UN (UNSDG). The Global Exhibitions Day 2019 program will liven up the whole day and is divided into two parts. The morning will be dedicated to institutional interventions thanks to the presence of representatives of the MISE, MAECI, ICE Agency, Unioncamere and Conference of the Regions and Autonomous Provinces. The focus will be on collaboration to be stronger, more competitive and achieve systemic goals in a global economy. Moreover, the afternoon session will focus on the comparison between the representatives of the Italian exhibitions. At Global Exhibitions Day, their best practices will be shared in terms of eco-sustainability from the point of view of exhibition centers. Furthermore, we will discuss organizational processes and thematic fairs with the aim of generating positive emulations. As already happened in previous editions, the proposed themes become part of the association’s program and guide the development of exhibitions.