Tomasz Kobierski, President of the Council of Polish Chamber of Exhibition Industry and President of the Board of Poznań International Fair (Grupa MTP) is a new Chairman of CENTREX – International Association of Exhibition Statisticians, for a 2-year term. The new chairman was elected by the General Assembly of CENTREX in May 2022.
Tomasz Kobierski has been associated with Poznań International Fair since the beginning of his career. From 2007 to 2019 he was Vice-president of the Board of (Grupa MTP) and since 2019 he has been President of the Board of this largest and most famous Polish exhibition and conference center. Since June 2020, Tomasz Kobierski has also held the prestigious position of President of the Council of the Polish Chamber of Exhibition Industry.
CENTREX International Union of Exhibition Statistics is the leading organization for the exhibition industry in Central and Eastern Europe. It was established in 1997 on the initiative of four then leaders of the exhibition market in Central and Eastern Europe: Poznań International Fair, HUNGEXPO (Budapest), INCHEBA (Prague) and INCHEBA (Bratislava) .
Since 1999 CENTREX is a member of UFI – the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry. The aim of the organization is to promote, by means of its own annual publications and website, transparent statistical data on trade fairs and exhibitions as the basic and reliable information of great marketing value to enterprises, as well as to organize cooperation between fair companies in Central and Eastern Europe. At present CENTREX includes over a dozen leading fair centers from Central and Eastern Europe, including Grupa MTP and Targi Kielce.