Sergio Baritussio, Director of FIEXPO Latin America and Director of “Eventos Latinoamericanos” passed away on Monday, October 5, at the age of 62 in Punta del Este, in his native Uruguay. Baritussio was an outstanding journalist, publisher and events professional and much-loved by the global meetings industry.
He has been linked to the MICE sector for more than 20 years through his Latin American Events magazine, the Latin American and Caribbean Meeting and Incentive Market magazine, and for 13 years, together with his wife Carolina Adano and Arnaldo Nardone, he directed Fiexpo, the largest Latin American tradeshow in the meetings industry. Sergio Baritussiowas also the ICCA Chapter Chair for Latin America.
ICCA CEO Senthil Gopinath also paid tribute to the former Latin America Chapter chair: “We deeply regret to hear about the sudden demise of Sergio, a great friend and industry leader. The entire ICCA family is shocked and devastated. May his soul Rest in Peace. Heartfelt condolences to his family.”