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UFI Announces Newly Elected President for 2025-26 Term - News

UFI Announces Newly Elected President for 2025-26 Term

UFI Announces Newly Elected President for 2025-26 Term

Panittha Buri, Vice-Chairperson, Bhiraj Buri Group, has been elected as the President of The Global Association of the Exhibition Industry (UFI) for the 2025-26 term. She will take over at the 92nd UFI Global Congress in November 2025, taking place in Hong Kong. She will join the UFI Presidential Trio in November 2024-November 2025 as Incoming President, with Hugh Jones, CEO, RX, as President, and Geoff Dickinson, CEO, dmg events, as the Outgoing President.

Buri, who has served as Vice-Chairperson of Bhiraj Buri Group, has also held key positions such as Managing Director and Director of Marketing & Sales at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). She currently chairs the UFI Asia Pacific Chapter and the Thai Exhibition Association (TEA). Dickinson commended Buri for her dedication and vast experience, noting her excellent industry relationships and leadership skills.

The association represents over 50,000 exhibition industry professionals in nearly 90 countries, promoting global connections from its headquarters in Paris. In her statement, Buri expressed her gratitude and excitement for the role, emphasizing her commitment to working with passion and integrity to further the association’s mission.