UFI has completed its 84th annual congress (1–4 November 2017. Sandton Convention Centre) event for the exhibition industry in Johannesburg, South Africa, and EW were there to report on the proceedings.
Sessions focused on technology, globalisation and economics. UFI's Running Club also took place, taking in Sandton's surroundings.
The event saw the inauguration of UFI's new president, ex-Fiera Milano CEO Corrado Peraboni. The ex-president Andreas Gruchow gave a speech outlining the successes over his term.
Activities included trips to a lion safari and an elephant sanctuary.