Claude Membrez, General Manager of Palexpo Geneva (Switzerland), was elected President of EMECA (European Major Exhibition Centres Association AISBL) for the upcoming two-year period 2017-2018. Current EMECA President María Martinez will continue in the EMECA Board as Vice President Strategy in 2017-2018.“I am delighted and honoured to accept this appointment. I look forward to working with my fellow Board Members on many strategic topics and especially for EMECA’s 25th Anniversary in 2017”, declares Claude Membrez. Maurits van der Sluis, COO of RAI Amsterdam (The Netherlands), was newly elected to the EMECA Board and will take over VP Technical Affairs position for the next 2 years.
27 January 2017UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has appointed Carine Sire to the newly installed role of Regional Manager Europe, based in UFI’s Paris headquarters. UFI created the new position in a drive to strengthen links with its more than 300 European members. (more…)