Next Generation Leadership      
Grant  (NGL Grant)
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UFI promotes talent!

For the second time, we have launched the Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Grant and invite talented events professionals from around the world to apply.
We would like to invite every one of you to look within your company and ensure that YOUR best talent applies for the #nglgrant 2017.

We will award grants to up to five future leaders who have shown exceptional initiative in driving change and innovation in their area of the exhibition industry.

Together, the winners will investigate the future of exhibitions, working closely with the team at the UFI headquarters in Paris.They will present their findings in a special session at the 84
th UFI Global Congress in Johannesburg (South Africa) – the world exhibition industry’s leading annual global event.

NGL Grant prize:
The 2017 NGL Grant is open to anyone who works full-time in the exhibition industry, and has done so for no more than ten years. The grant includes:
- global recognition among exhibition professionals before, during and after the UFI Global Congress;
- an opportunity to enhance network with peers and industry leaders worldwide;
- interviews in exhibition industry media;
- expert guidance throughout the project.

Apply until 26 March 2017
Travel costs:
The grant covers travel and accommodation to take part in the UFI European Conference in Cologne, Germany(#uficologne)  on 10 - 12 May and the UFI Global Congress on 1 - 4 November 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa (#ufijoburg).

The NGL grant competition:
Last year’s inaugural NGL competition attracted applicants from 16 countries. Chaired by UFI President Sergey Alexeev, the international jury selected five winners. In a ground-breaking session at the UFI Global Congress in Shanghai in November, all five 2016 NGL winners successfully presented their visions for the future to the highest-ranking exhibition professionals.
View their sessions on our YouTube channel
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