Press release

Last month Euro Fair Statistics 2006 was published. The electronic yearbook includes the audited statistics of 1.584 trade fairs and exhibitionsexhibitions from 19 countries, including Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Moldova, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine.

The leader in Ukraine's exhibition industry is almost as old as Ukrainian independence

Euroindex - one of Ukraine's leading exhibition companies - has celebrated its 15th birthday. Today, the company occupies the No. 1 position in Ukraine in the b2b trade shows segment, and second place in Ukraine's exhibition industry as a whole.

CENTREX International Exhibition Statistics Union has held her jubilary, 10th anniversary Board meeting on April 13, 2007 in Debrecen (Hungary) on invitation of her relevant local member, V-Trade Exhibitions Ltd. At this Board meeting CENTREX continued her growing coverage of Central and East Europe: Ukrainian Gal-EXPO JSC from Lviv joined the Union.

3rd CEEEF

CENTREX International Exhibition Statistics Union, the leading Exhibition Knowledge Provider of Central East Europe has successfully organized the 3. Central Eastern European Exhibition Forum (3rd CEEEF). Basically it followed the 2004 projects of 2. CEEEF (on fair education) and the unique CEE visitor survey conducted in 6 countries, at 35 fairs among over 6,000 visitors.

Set for further growth

Dr. János Barabás, CEO of Hungexpo CCo. Ltd, Hungary, one of the founding members of the Union has been elected as new Chairman of CENTREX Union for the next two years at the Centrex Board Meeting, in Prague, on 10 March, 2006. All the members have highly appraised the significant results and activity of the outgoing chairman, Mr. Boguslaw Zalewski, President - General Director of Poznan International Fair, who has chaired CENTREX Union for 4 years

Knowledge center with new members

New members, new slogan and 'e-CENTREX'. Shortly summarized these were the most important highlights in the life of CENTREX in the past half year. And of course, the Centrex Statistics Yearbook 2004 has been published.

In 2003 CENTREX Union has decided to launch a multinational visitor survey. The research was conducted in 5 countries of Central East Europe (Poland, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary) in the time frame of August 2003 and February 2004, at 18 business-to-business (B2B) trade fairs and at 17 business-to-consumer (B2C) fairs, through personal interviewing of over 6,000 visitors of the events. Samples were taken at random but the same uniform questions were asked in all places at all times. 

Board meeting in Czech Republic, Ceské Budejovice, further growing membership, completing of a first-ever, unique Central European Exhibition visitor survey, a value-added process, towards becoming an exhibition knowledge centre.

These are the key words by which the current activity of Centrex International Exhibition Statistics Union, the exhibition knowledge centre of Central East Europe can be characterized. The Union held her 2nd half year Board meeting in Ceské Budejovice on September 3, 2004 by invitation of Vystavisté Ceské Budejovice who joined Centrex in 2001.