EMECA Structure

EMECA is governed by a Board, has several Working Groups and is managed by its Office based in Brussels. EMECA is a international not-for-profit-association registered in Belgium.

 

BOARD 2019

PRESIDENT

Maurits van der Sluis
Rai Amsterdam

claude membrez

VICE PRESIDENT
Treasurer

Claude Membrez
Palexo Geneva

david boon

VICE PRESIDENT
EU Relations

David Boon
BRUSSELS EXPO

VICE PRESIDENT
Strategy

Giorgio Contini
BolognaFiere

VICE PRESIDENT
Infrastructure & Technical Affairs

Ricard Zapatero
Fira Barcelona

peter ottmann

VICE PRESIDENT
Communication

Anne-Marie Baezner 
Eurexpo Lyon

VICE PRESIDENT
Digital Business

Roland Bleinroth
Landesmesse Stuttgart

barbara weizsacker

SECRETARY GENERAL

Barbara Weizsäcker

 

 

 

 

WORKING GROUPS

DIGITAL BUSINESS WORKING GROUP

This group explores the latest trends in digital services and products within the exhibition industry.

Responsibilities:
Roland Bleinroth, Vice President Digital Business

 

EUROPEAN UNION WORKING GROUP

Members of this group monitor the political developments in the EU, inform about new legal initiatives and advocate the exhibition industries' interests.

Responsibilities:
David Boon, Vice President Relations with the European Union

 

TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP

This group deals with all technical aspects of the exhibition venues.

Resposibilities:
Ricard Zapatero, Vice President Infrastructure and Technical Affairs

 

OFFICE

The office manages all internal association activities and represents EMECA's interests towards the European Institutions and other stakeholders in Brussels.

Barbara Weizsäcker, Secretary General
Sara Lanzilotta, Association and Public Affairs Director

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