Paris – 13 December 2022: Data now released by UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition
Industry, identifies the status of the European exhibition market in 13 countries. The certified data is
gathered by a network of 10 collaborating industry bodies from across the continent.

“This 2021 edition of the annual Euro Fair Statistics report is a special one due to the impact of Covid19 in the industry, with less countries covered, and a smaller volume of activity reported. Also, it
includes for the first time some statistics related to hybrid and digital events. We look forward to the
2022 edition of the report, that will confirm the strong rebound of the activity in Europe” says Kai
Hattendorf, UFI Managing Director and CEO.

The events examined comprised 157,351 exhibiting companies. Statistics in the report cover 901
exhibitions for a total of 6.7 million m² of registered rented space, with a total attendance of 18,3 million
registered visitors. UFI estimates that this data covers approximately 31% of the European exhibition
market and it includes 95 exhibitions that have earned the ‘UFI Approved Event’ designation,
32% of the exhibitions targeted trade visitors and 32% targeted public visitors, while 36% addressed
both groups.

The Euro Fair Statistics 2021 report includes data collected by the following organisations:
AFE (Spain), ATFEO (Finland), BDO & Associates (Portugal), CENTREX (Central East Europe),
CLCVECTA (The Netherlands), FEBELUX (Belgium), FKM (Germany), FKM Austria, UNIMEV-OJS
(France) and UCCET (Turkey).

The complete Euro Fair Statistics 2021 study can be downloaded from the UFI website at
www.ufi.org/research. In line with UFI’s mission to develop the industry worldwide, the report is
available free of charge. The report forms part of UFI’s globally acclaimed body of research publications
that covers global, regional, and topical issues.

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