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31 December 2011
CEFA Member International Fair Plovdiv: Co-Organiser of UFI Poster Competition
CEFA members actively support UFI activities. Since many years International Fair Plovdiv together with UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, is organising the International Fair Poster Competition.

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31 October 2011
Klaus Dittrich, CEO of Messe München and Chairman of CEFA, visited Belgrade.
enlargeKlaus Dittrich (middle), CEO Messe München and Chairman CEFA, at the opening of EKOFAIR/ENERGETIKA at Belgrade Fair with Oliver Dulic (right), Minister of Environment, Mining and Spatial Planning, and Michael Schmidt, Delegate of the German Industry and Commerce for Serbia, Macedonia and Albania (left).

Interview with Klaus Dittrich, CEO Messe München and Chairman CEFA, on Tanjug news agency website on 15 October, 2011.

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12 July 2011
MEMORANDUM on SMEs and Trade Fairs in Europe – co operation for the competitive and successful entrepreneurship

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17 December 2010
Training Program in Sarajevo
The Fair Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina started a new training program within the Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FTCB&H).

25 November 2010
Cefa Experts Meeting in Vienna

Agenda for the 3rd CEM - Lost in the Digital Desert? Media & PR in a Profound Transformation.

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30 June 2010
General Assembly 2010 in Sofia

Election of new CEFA representatives as well as preparations of activities and approval of new members were the main topics of the CEFA General Assembly 2010.

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31 May 2010
CEFA Young Professionals Seminar 2010 in Belgrade

31 Attendees care for „Creating Customer Loyalty by Online Services”
In 2010 Belgrade Fair hosted the CEFA Young Professionals Seminar (YPS) in a warm and inspiring manner. 26 junior management staff has been nominated by 13 CEFA member companies to take part in this annual training event – this time in Serbia´s capital. New web-based services and tools for the trade fair industry were in the focus.

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28 May 2010
CEFA Market Report

CEFA Market Report was produced by CBBS – Management Consulting & Business Building Company Ltd (Zagreb) on behalf of CEFA.

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24 August 2009
Managing Board of CEFA at the Novi Sad Fair

The “Master” Congress Centre of the Novi Sad Fair is going to host, for the first time, the Managing Board of the Central European Fair Alliance CEFA. The meeting of 24th and 25th September will also be attended by the Managing Director of the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry UFI, Mr Vincent Gerard. Twenty representatives of fairs of Central and Southeast Europe are expected to be the guests of the Novi Sad Fair, on the occasion of broadening the membership of CEFA and enhancement of member exhibition-cities cooperation.

 


03 July 2009
CEFA annual general meeting 2009

Klagenfurt welcomes Top Level Representatives of the Central and South-East European Trade Exhibition Business.

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23 September 2008
CEFA General Assembly in Belgrade

Erich Hallegger, Managing Director of Kärntner Messen, Klagenfurt, takes over as President in 2009. New appointments to posts of Secretary-General and Treasurer. New member Fiera Pordenone and two associate members welcomed into the Alliance.

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- Powerpoint Presentation


CEFA annual general meeting 2009


01 July 2008
CEFA young professionals seminar 2008

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25 January 2008
CEFA strengthens contacts with the European Union

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10 December 2007
CEFA Reception at the Bavarian Representation to the European Union on 28 November 2007 in Brussels


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- Welcoming Address by Franz Reisbeck
- Statement by Dr Ingo Freidrich
- Statement by Mr. Andjelko Trpkovic
- Statement by Ms. Emilia Müller


Plovdiv, 2-4 July 2007
CEFA Young Professionals Seminar

The CEFA YPS became an undisputed, highly qualified and pragmatic event. As a follow up to the last year seminar "First Aim, then Shoot– Market Research" held at Zagreb Fair, this year the event’s theme focused on "Integrated Marketing Solutions – Value for Money".

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Downloads:
- Final programme
- Final list of participants
- Image: YPS all together
- More images in the gallery

29 January 2007
Focus of CEFA's activities in 2007

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18 September 2006
Franz Reisbeck elected CEFA President 2007

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Zagreb, 10-12 July 2006
CEFA Young Professionals Seminar

After the first seminar held last summer in Munich, the Zagreb Fair had the honour and pleasure to host this year's CEFA Young Professionals Seminar. The seminar called "First aim - then shoot" offered quality lectures and new insights into the competent market research aimed at successful fair activities.

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Downloads:
- Final programme
- Final list of participants
- Image: YPS all together
- Presentation of Mirko Arend (Messe München):
  Market Research as platform for business decisions
- Presentation of Mirko Arend (Messe München):
  Case Study: ep 06 China/Shanghai
- Presentation of Corinna Häsele (Reed Exhibitions):
  Unknown Potentials
- Presentation of Lucie Zumrová (Trade Fairs Brno):
  "Survey is a tool – not a dogma!"