HKECIA welcomes appointment of Michael Duck as UFI’s incoming president

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2 UFI presidents from Hong Kong straight reaffirms the city’s relevance arising from the pandemic

(Hong Kong, 10 June 2021) The Hong Kong Exhibit & & Convention Sector Association (HKECIA,) welcomes the visit of Mr Michael Duck as Incoming Head Of State (2022-2023) of UFI– The Global Association of the Exhibition Market.

Mr Michael Duck, Exec Vice Head Of State– Commercial Advancement, Informa Markets, and also Exec Vice Head Of State– Commercial Advancement, Group at Informa Team, has actually held a setting on the Organization’s Executive Committee considering that 1994 and he served as the HKECIA Chairman from 1998 to 2000.

Mr Duck is one of the essential workplace bearers of the HKECIA standing for the rate of interests of the Association members in exhibit as well as convention relevant sectors by offering a unified voice in handling the federal government, legislative as well as statutory bodies, media as well as public organisations.

Ms Monica Lee-Müller, Handling Director of Hong Kong Convention and Event Centre (Monitoring) Restricted (HML), likewise a long-serving HKECIA Exec Board member, has been chosen UFI Head of state (2021-2022) and also will certainly occupy her placement on the board in November this year.

In UFI’s 95-year background this is the second time since 1931 when successive head of states have actually been elected from the same city, an indication of the important position Hong Kong remains to play in the worldwide exhibit market.

“Having worked very closely with Monica as well as Michael for years it comes as no surprise in all that they would certainly both be chosen by the worldwide industry organization to lead the post-pandemic healing. I am certain that with their experience, network as well as knowledge, they will certainly motivate industry associates locally and internationally to keep a strong network to share concepts as well as aid us recuperate promptly after the pandemic.” claimed Mr Stuart Bailey, Chairman of the HKECIA.

Mr Bailey proceeded, “For the coming two years the focus of the exhibition sector will resort to Hong Kong and also I can not assume of 2 far better ambassadors to bring the flag for the city. Like tourist as well as lots of other markets, the exhibition market has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. The HKECIA as well as UFI, with our peers around the world, are striving to guarantee that in person exhibitions will certainly return stronger than ever before integrated with new ideas that will improve deal-making as well as quantifiable service results for all individuals.”

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About the Hong Kong Exhibit and also Convention Sector Association
The Hong Kong Exhibition as well as Convention Industry Organization (HKECIA) was established in 1990 to advertise Hong Kong as a first-rate event and also conference location and the trade reasonable resources of Asia Pacific. It functions to represent the rate of interests of all participants involved in the exhibit as well as convention sectors, and supplies a unified voice in dealing with the government, legislative and statutory bodies, the media and public organisations, on all matters relate to the duty of the exhibition and convention market in Hong Kong’s economic situation. In addition, it provides training as well as academic programs, and gathers, analyses and also distributes details as well as statistics relating to the market. Currently, HKECIA has over 100 participants including exhibition organisers, location managers and drivers, professionals, hotels, as well as travel representatives.

HKECIA is a member of UFI– The Global Association of the Exhibit Market, and AFECA– The Oriental Federation of Event and Convention Organizations.

For more enquiries, please call:
Ms Alexandra Seto
Association Supervisor
Hong Kong Event & & Convention Industry Association
Tel: (852) 2558 1238
Fax: (852) 2558 3074!.?.!E-mail:[email protected]!.?.!Website:www.exhibitions.org.hk