The aims and ambitions of UFI’s president elect

The aims and ambitions of UFI’s president elect

What lessons from the past 12 months will you bring with you into this role as UFI President? The Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC) hosted the Global Congress in 2017 and has benefitted from UFI membership since January 2010. It is a great honour to have been nominated...
Smart Planning and Consistent Monitoring are Key to Expo Success

Smart Planning and Consistent Monitoring are Key to Expo Success

While exhibiting at a major trade show can potentially yield positive returns for a consumer brand, products won’t simply fly off the shelves without intensive planning. Johnny Malherbe, show manager at the Rand Show, explains how exhibitors can gain the most of their...
Rand Show 2018 visitors spend R50m in 10 days

Rand Show 2018 visitors spend R50m in 10 days

JOHANNESBURG – The Gauteng Tourism Authority on Monday revealed that R50 million was injected into the Gauteng economy as a direct result of visitor expenditure at the 2018 edition of the Rand Show, creating more than 1,000 jobs for the duration of the event,...
UFI elects Mary Larkin as future President for the 2019/20 term

UFI elects Mary Larkin as future President for the 2019/20 term

The UFI Board of Directors has elected Mary Larkin as President of UFI for 2020. The decision was made at the board meeting during the UFI European Conference in Verona (Italy). The UFI presidential trio for the 2018/19 term will therefore comprise of: Craig Newman...
UFI selects future President from  South Africa for  2018/2019 term

UFI selects future President from South Africa for 2018/2019 term

Paris/Cologne – 10 May 2017: The UFI Board of Directors has elected Craig Newman, Chief Executive Officer of the Johannesburg Expo Centre (JEC), as the President of UFI for 2019. The decision was made at a board meeting during UFI European Conference in Cologne...