What is the Global CEO Summit?
The Global CEO Summit, or the GCS as it is also known, is UFI’s most exclusive event. 
It serves as the exhibition industry's annual curtain raiser event for the most senior executives worldwide.
The GCS is an invitation-only conference for CEOs and equivalents from international exhibition organisers and venue operators.

Why attend the UFI Global CEO Summit?

The event has been phenomenal. It’s been great networking, it’s been really good education, and the content is really superb.

Mary Larkin, Americas CEO and Executive Committee MemberArc Network Arc Network (USA)
Meeting people is very important, having a global vision, and to think about the future while working for this beautiful industry.

Raul Strauss Justiniano, CEO FEXPOCRUZ (Bolivia)
It is a fantastic small intimate event, some fabulous speakers to give us an update on what's the pulse on the market.

Philip Dickinson, VP International Markets & MICE Qatar Tourism (Qatar)
The Global CEO Summit is a fantastic event for us to network, reconnect, and also make new partnership happen.
Margaret MaConnolly, President and CEO Informa Markets Asia (Hong Kong)
The Global CEO Summit always takes place in one of the top locations!


The Global CEO Summit 2024 edition will take place at the prestigious Anantara Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky Amsterdam.

Highlights of the Global CEO Summit 2023 in Lisbon

Want to know more about sponsorship opportunities at the UFI Global CEO Summit 2024? 
Contact our Director Sponsorship & Partnership Ana Maria Arango at anamaria@ufi.org

UFI Diamond Sponsors

Dinner Host

Photo Platform Partner

UFI Research Partner

UFI Software Partner

UFI Media Partners