Eric Everard

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Eric Everard
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Eric Everard
Born 10 July 1964
Uccle, Brussels
Nationality Belgian
Alma mater Catholic University of Louvain
Occupation CEO and founder of Artexis Group

Eric Everard is the CEO and founder of Artexis Group, which consists of four organizations that manage exhibitions and trade shows in different regions: Artexis Belgium, Artexis Nordic, easyFairs and Fairs Consult.[1][2][3]


In 2001, Everard took on directorships at The Best of Group s.a., the exhibition halls in Antwerp and the Palais des Expositions in Namur. Everard founded easyFairs in 2003.[4][5]

Everard became the serving President of UFI (Union des Foires Internationales - the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry) at its 77th Congress in Singapore on 12 November 2010, having been selected at the Zagreb congress a year earlier.[6][7] His term as President ended in November 2011. Everard is also a board member of Fortis Bank.

Everard was presented with the "Manager de l'Année 2012" award by Belgian Prime Minister Elio Di Rupo in a ceremony at Brussels Expo on 9 January 2013.[8][9][10][11][12]


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