The International Convention of Exhibition and Fine Art Transporters (ICEFAT) is a globally-run industry organisation for art logistics companies with a membership of 71 agents in 33 companies. Founded in 1976, this international body ensures in its agents a level of quality of service and professionalism unrivalled in the sector. It offers a democratic voice to all of its worldwide members and all are represented at its annual conference which takes place to discuss developments, opportunities and challenges in the sector. Each member specializes in handling and shipping works of art, artefacts and antiquities for museums, galleries and dealers, corporate and private collectors and the premier auction houses, and must have a proven track record of work in order to be a part of ICEFAT.