Dianne Young Appointed to UFI Executive Committee

July 5 2016

Ms. Young previously sat on the UFI Social Corporate Responsibilities Committee, and continues to Chair of the Sustainable Development Committee. In 2014, Ms. Young was the first Canadian member to be elected to the UFI Board of Directors.  Now, as member of UFI’s Executive Committee, she will continue to pursue her commitment to the exhibition industry and to environmental sustainability.

Ms. Young has demonstrated a personal and professional commitment to environmental responsibility in her position as CEO of Exhibition Place, Toronto. Since 2004, Exhibition Place has undertaken an environmental stewardship initiative, entitled GREENSmart, which includes the promotion of sustainable development, environmental initiatives and leading-edge green technologies and practices across the 192-acre site. 

Exhibition Place is looking forward to hosting the UFI member Messe Frankfurt Inc. (USA)trade show; Waste & Recycling Expo on October 24th to 26th, 2018, co-located with the Ontario Waste Management Association’s conference, whose mandate is to support and promote the waste and resource management industry.  

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About Exhibition Place

Exhibition Place is Canada’s largest entertainment and convention venue, attracting over 5.5 million visitors a year. The 192-acre site is an integral component of Toronto and Ontario’s economy, particularly with respect to conventions, sport, festivals, recreation, culture and tourism. Exhibition Place boasts the award-winning, LEED Gold Enercare Centre; Canada’s largest exhibition and convention centre, and the Allstream Centre LEED Silver conference venue. Exhibition Place was represented as CIBC Pan Am Park during the 2015 Pan American Games, the world’s third largest multi-sport Games, and Enercare Centre recently hosted the 2016 NBA All Star Game Jam Session fan fest. Since 2004, Exhibition Place has undertaken an environmental stewardship initiative, entitled GREENSmart; which includes the promotion of sustainable development, environmental initiatives and leading edge green technologies and practices across the site.

www.explace.on.ca                           

For information contact:

Arlene Campbell
Exhibition Place
416-263-3030
acampbell@explace.on.ca