UFI connects

UFI launches online sessions

kf - Friday, April 3, 2020    

UFI launches online sessions
Photo: Unsplash

As the COVID-19 pandemic keeps exhibition industry professionals apart, the need to talk, to discuss, and to learn is bigger than ever. In response to this, UFI is launching “UFI connects”, a series of regular talks, sessions, and panels that will take place online. “As our industry’s global association, we are working to support our members and the industry at large through this unique time. The recovery of the world’s economies will rely on our companies, our skills: We will need to build and run the market places and the meeting places for industries and experts to come together again. UFI connects is a way to stay connected, to get through this pandemic, and to be ready for the time afterwards“, says Mary Larkin, UFI President. “UFI connects” will provide a schedule of regular talks, panels, and webinar sessions – organized by the UFI team and the UFI community. The programme will also feature selected sessions from previous UFI events that are normally only available to members of the association. Access to all sessions will be free of charge for industry professionals. First sessions are focusing on the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on the exhibitions and events industry in various regions around the world. Hundreds of industry colleagues signed up for the initial sessions “Focus on Latin America” and “Focus on Asia”. “The content we provide and deliver at our UFI events around the world are one of our association’s biggest assets. While our regular events and educational programmes cannot take place as usual, ‘UFI connects’ is our way to continue to deliver”, says Kai Hattendorf, UFI CEO and MD.



Related Articles

Anbu Varathan starts presidential term

Anbu Varathan formally assumed office as the president of UFI, the global association of the exhibition industry, for 2020 – 21 at the close of the 87th UFI Global Congress.

Read more
ETT Club Onboarding Webinar


Interested in what the Exhibition Think Tank can offer and how it works? Then join the ETT Onboarding Webinar on December 3, 2020.

Read more
300 ETT Club Gold Memberships offered to UFI members

UFI is partnering with MBB-Consulting Group – the company behind the ETT Club – to further increase the reach and quality of the platform.

Read more

Most read articles

Combining global insights and regional expertise

The UFI-EMS combines both global insights and regional expertise – following the clearly articulated need for education that adapts a global curriculum to specific regional and local requirements.

Read more
Because people are powerful!

A panel of industry representatives will provide their visions on the workforce for tomorrow and how to plan and prepare for a broader range of skills, structures, and mindsights to help this industry recover, adapt, and grow.

Read more
Meet Speaker Celia Navarrete

Mexico-based Celia Navarrete, president of AMPROFEC and Vice President, Construction of Informa Mexico was part of a panel ‘Government and Associations‘ during the 87th UFI Global Congress.

Read more

Categories and Tags

Practice | Corona Virus | UFI | UFI Connects | Online Sessions | Coronavirus