Ana Maria Arango to head up new Latin American head office
Based in Bogota, Colombia, the new office will headed by Ana Maria Arango who has been appointed regional manager for Latin America.
UFI president Corrado Peraboni says they are pleased to be in a position to have a permanent presence in Latin America.
“This is a fascinating region with a lot of potential for growth in exhibitions and events, and as UFI we look forward to connecting the regional players with the global UFI community to facilitate further growth,” he said.
Another important development to complement UFI’s activities in the region is the establishment of the UFI Latin American Conference, in line with UFI’s other regional Chapters. The first edition will take place in Mexico City on September 19 2018.
“Latin America is undergoing a substantial growth in the trade show industry, most of the large international organisers have entered this dynamic marketplace, so I think it is important to consolidate UFI’s presence in the region by devoting professional human resources dedicated to help us expand our business activity,” said José Navarro Meneses, UFI Latin America Chapter chair.
“I am very happy to welcome Ana Maria, a true professional with a wide knowledge of the exhibition business across the Latinamerican countries, and I am sure this addition to the already dedicated UFI team will be very beneficial to the regional trade show business.”