The idea of organising a youth information fair Teeviit first started in 1994. Since then it has been organised by Estonian Youth Work Centre (first- Estonian Youth Initiative Centre) and Estonian Ministry of Education and Research.
The aim of annual fair is to offer youngsters as much information about studying, free time, employment etc. possibilities, which is necessary in life. Additionally to offer people who work with and for youngsters information about trainings, methods, literature etc to enrich their daily work.
List of exponents has since the very beginning consisted of various types of institution, including educational instiutions, publishers, companies connected to education, youth organisations etc.