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 2017

claude membrez

PRESIDENT

Claude Membrez
GENEVA PALEXPO

VICE PRESIDENT
Treasurer

Dr. Andreas Gruchow
Deutsche Messe Hanover

david boon

VICE PRESIDENT
EU Relations

David Boon
BRUSSELS EXPO

VICE PRESIDENT
Digital Business

Giorgio Contini
BolognaFiere

VICE PRESIDENT
Infrastructure & Technical Affairs

Maurits van der Sluis
Rai Amsterdam

peter ottmann

VICE PRESIDENT
Communication

Peter Ottmann
Nürnberg Messe

VICE PRESIDENT
Strategy

María Martínez
Feria de Madrid

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:
Giorgio Contini, Vice President Digital Business
Dr. Stefan Eckert, Head of Digital Business Working Group

 

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:
Maurits van der Sluis, 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
Diana Marinescu, Coordination and Administration

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