What is Global Exhibitions Day?

Global Exhibitions Day (GED) is held annually on the first Wednesday of June. It is open to everyone interested in increasing the visibility of the exhibitions industry regionally and on a global scale.

The 9th Global Exhibitions Day will be held on Wednesday 5 June 2024 under the theme "Exhibitions are catalysts to sustainable futures". 

Countdown to #GED2024

Get ready to celebrate Global Exhibitions Day!

Key Campaign Pillars

The #GED2024 theme is underpinned by the following four key messages:

Exhibitions drive progress

Exhibitions are platforms to discuss, create and showcase solutions to our universal challenges.

Exhibitions facilitate economic growth

Exhibitions are engines of economic growth, connecting industries and driving job creation.

Exhibitions are a sustainable way to do business

Exhibitions are a sustainable way to drive business and development, gathering communities in one place and managing our environmental impact.

Exhibitions connect people

Exhibitions are community builders, bringing people together face-to-face to connect, collaborate and contribute.

How can you get involved?

Download the #GED2024 Toolkit

Add your GED Activity to our Global Map

Claim your tree in the GED Forest