International Education and Training at IFES

Der internationale Branchenverband IFES – International Federation of Exhibition and Event Services – bietet sowohl mehrtägige Verkaufskurse als auch ein umfangreiches Aus-bildungsprogramm und ein Austauschprogramm:


The IFES MasterClass is a state-of-the-art 3-day sales course that highlights market trends and helps improve your presentation skills. Also impressive is working with live birds of prey during this course. The focus of the Master Class changes every year.


The „IFES Certified Expert“ (ICE) program offers professionals a training program that stands for up-to-date knowledge and a network that helps them face new challenges and acquire new business worldwide. IFES cooperates with the Duale Hochschule Ravensburg, Germany, to train trade fair professionals for the event management requirements of tomorrow. The trainers and lecturers responsible for the ICE programme are international experts from industry and universities.


IFES Global Experience Exchange is a program by members for members and their employees. It is a unique learning platform to forge new international contacts within the industry. It helps build relationships with partner companies. Participants gain new perspectives in design, detailed planning, project management and sales.

Participation in the GEE program means „working in a team environ-ment that encourages open-mindedness, teamwork, compromise and competence sharing“. Participants will enjoy work and social cultural experiences while improving language and work-related skills. And – in addition to the direct costs borne by the participants – it is free of charge.