The exhibition director of Greece’s national exhibition body, TIF-Helexpo, Andreas Daroudis, has been elected as vice president of the UFI, The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry – European Chapter, for a mandate of three years.
UFI was founded in 1925 and is a worldwide organization representing the trade fair and exhibition industry. TIF has been a member of UFI since 1927.
Mr. Daroudis will begin his term at the 81st UFI Congress in Bogota, Columbia (29 October-1 November 2014), following the annual general meeting.
UFI operates three regional chapters: UFI Asia/Pacific Chapter, UFI Middle East/Africa Chapter and UFI European Chapter, which is the largest.
The main objectives of the regional chapters deal with specific problems and focus on issues related to sub-regions with a view to strengthen the cooperation among members and promote the mission of UFI.
Mr. Daroudis’ appointment is the second Greek presence in the UFI European Chapter. TIF-Helexpo Managing Director Kyriakos Pozrikidis is a member of the Board of Directors.