UFI Global Congress: UFI Congress concludes i...
UFI Global Congress

UFI Congress concludes in Oman - head to Las Vegas in 2023

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UFI held 'its annual Global Congress last week in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, hosted by the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, bringing together more than 400 exhibition industry professionals from more than 50 countries and regions to learn, network, and drive business.

Four days of internal meetings, main stage keynotes and sessions, topical deep dives, and numerous networking events provided endless opportunities to recharge old connections and make new ones. Two highlights: Opening speaker (and two-times Oscar winner) Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoi, who showed the audience the power of a story and a cause that are told well and powerfully.

She helped the audience to understand how the invisible can be brought into view and received a standing ovation from the audience. And UFI's 2022 Class of "Next Generation Leaders", who presented precisely such a story - a new career narrative to attract talent globally into the exhibition industry. UFI members can access all the talks and presentations in the members section of the UFI website.

At the close of the congress, Michael Duck, Informa Markets, began his tenure as the new UFI president, taking over from Monica Lee-Müller, HKCEC.
In 2023, the 90th UFI Global Congress will take place in Las Vegas, USA, hosted by the LVCVA.