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Easyfairs Honored with 2024 UFI Sustainable Development Award - News

Easyfairs Honored with 2024 UFI Sustainable Development Award

 Easyfairs Honored with 2024 UFI Sustainable Development Award

The prestigious 2024 UFI Sustainable Development Award by UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, has been awarded to Easyfairs. This accolade recognizes organizations that implement innovative and result-oriented initiatives promoting sector development. 

The theme for this year’s award, ‘Best Example of Sustainability Integration into Business Proposals’, highlighted the event company’s holistic approach to sustainability, encompassing its business model’s intrinsic sustainability and its comprehensive ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) plan.

Edwin Van der Vennet, CEO, beMatrix, and the Chair for this year’s jury, commended the company for its systematic and data-driven sustainability efforts, stating that Easyfairs’ case was very comprehensive and inspiring. The jury also acknowledged the strong entries from finalists Jaarbeurs and RX France.

Nil Sönmez, Chief Sustainability and Customer Experience Officer, Easyfairs, expressed gratitude for the award, emphasizing the collaborative efforts within their organization to achieve sustainability goals while enhancing event experiences.

The UFI Sustainable Development Award is part of UFI’s annual Awards, recognizing excellence across various categories, including sustainability, human resources, and digital innovation. Winners will showcase their projects at the 91st UFI Global Congress in November 2024 in Cologne, Germany.