Exhibitions are key to rebuilding economies – #GED2020 | The Planner

Today, 03 June 2020, is Global Exhibitions Day (GED) 2020. This annual event has (so far) spread to 109 countries/regions, reached 5.3 million people on social media, and engaged with key global industry players – including AAXO and EXSA.

The Global Exhibitions Day 2020 theme is: Exhibitions are key to rebuilding economies.

Kai Hattendorf, CEO of UFI, the Global Association for the Exhibition Industry, says, “As the world readies itself to recover economically from the COVID-19 pandemic, market places and meeting places are key. These platforms are celebrated each year on Global Exhibitions Day. We are delighted to see the significant resonance of the message, inside and outside the industry, that we have a critical role to play in reconnecting and rebuilding communities and economies.”

This infographic, supplied by UFI, highlights the economic role and value that exhibitions offer.