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Seven of top 15 companies are from Germany
AUMA publishes revenue ranking
The annual revenue ranking of exhibition companies worldwide published by AUMA – the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry sees Reed Exhibitions as global number one for 2018 with revenues of €1,351.9 million, followed closely by informa with €1,318.9 million, including UBM after it was acquired in mid-2018. Messe Frankfurt came in third place with sales of €718.1 million. It was followed by GL events from France (€477 million), the MCH Group from Switzerland (€463.9 million) and Messe München (€417.9 million). Of the 34 exhibition companies with revenue totalling more than €100 million, nine are based in Germany and eight in the United Kingdom. Companies from Europe dominate this ranking overall, with only four of the 34 companies based outside Europe: Emerald Expositions (USA), Hong Kong Trade Development Council, Tokyo Big Sight and SNIEC Shanghai.