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Congress of Fairs Ibero-American in Portugal
6 June 2012
The Association of Fairs and Congresses of Portugal (APFC) with his President at the front Miguel Corais, in collaboration with the Association of Spanish Fairs (AFE) and the International Association of Fairs of Latin America (AFIDA), with his respective presidents José Antonio Vicente and Mr. Andres López, summon the eleventh edition of the Congress UNIFIB in Oporto (Portugal).
The aim of this international congress is to stimulate the analysis and the debate on the state of the fairs in Spain, Portugal and Latin America and look for sinergias and innovations taking advantage of the cultural and linguistic similarity.
The congress will have lecturers of international level for, along three days, study positive and negative examples and extract strategic conclusions of future for the sector.
They will participate important personalities like Arie Brienen (president of UFI), Adrian Barrick (CEO of UBM, company leader of organisation of fairs to world-wide level), Didier Scaillet (vice-president of MPI), Jason Popp (vice-president of GES), María Martínez (director of Ifema in Madrid), Sundays Miralles (director of Exponor-Brazil) and Juan Punchalt (of Fira Barcelona), amongst other.
In this congress will be represented a ten of countries of Latin America, between them Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela, in addition to the European nations.
Registrations and additional information can find in the web of the event: www.unifib2012.org.