The seventh edition of Global Exhibitions Day (GED) held on 1 June 2022, celebrated and promoted the role of face-to-face business events in driving the global economy. GED 2022's campaign focused on the irreplaceable value of physical exhibitions and face-to-face business events in creating platforms for economic growth and recovery. 

In the lead up to the day and during, according to UFI’s numbers*, the GED 2022 campaign reached more than 800 million people around the world by the campaign online alone - through unique social media and web posts, messages and comments. 

A message from Monica Lee-Müller, UFI President 2022