UFI: CEO Giovanni Mantovani on the Board of Directors

Verona, 3rd November 2017 – Giovanni Mantovani, CEO of Veronafiere – already confirmed as the vice president of UFI European Chapter for the next three years – has joined the Board of Directors of UFI, the world trade association boasting 740 members in 85 countries.

The appointment was confirmed during the 84th UFI Congress held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The Johannesburg Congress was also an opportunity for Veronafiere to preview the initial organizational stages for the 2018 European Conference which is scheduled in Verona 2-4 May 2018 for the 120th anniversary of Veronafiere.

Over the last three years with the European Chapter,” said Giovanni Mantovani; “I’ve had the chance to share and compare my experience with colleagues from the Old Continent as regards strategic issues for the trade fair system… namely, innovation, studies and research and in particular the role of trade fairs as managers of preferential venues for congresses and business tourism. Veronafiere today has an ambitious development plan focusing on digital transformation and this new appointment will involve comparisons and enhancements on a global scale.”