Paris/Worldwide, 8th June: The second Global Exhibition Day (GED) was held on 7th June 2017. The objective of the day is to highlight the role of exhibitions and events as economic growth drivers. Under the theme of “Think Global – Act Local”, this year’s GED focused on the people and jobs created by the exhibition industry.
According to UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, activities were held in 75 countries and regions. A total of 41 GED partner associations united behind this joint advocacy campaign. Offline and online were held on GED to promote exhibitions as a business platform as well as a source of career and business development opportunities.