Strong international participation in Airport Show 2016
Dubai, April 25, 2016: The 16th edition of the Airport Show will have a strong international representation with seven dedicated country pavilions for global exhibitors to showcase and launch their products, services and solutions.rnrnThe 3-day event, the largest aviation show in the region is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority (DCAA), Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from May 9-11.rnrnGermany will have the largest participation with more than 40 exhibitors showcasing in the exclusive Germany Pavilion, in addition to six pavilions dedicated to aviation players from France, Switzerland, UK, China, Italy and North America. Exhibitors from more than 30 countries are participating in Airport Show 2016.rnDaniyal Qureshi, Director of Airport Show at Reed Exhibitions Middle East, the organisers, said: “The international participation in this edition of the Airport Show is the largest ever and it clearly reflects the growing interest of global aviation players in the booming Middle East aviation industry. A larger international representation also adds value to the Airport Show where regional participants, who are keen on exploring cutting-edge technologies, which will be offered by international exhibitors, get an opportunity to acquire the best to meet the current and future needs for exceptional aviation infrastructure.”rnrnWith global passenger numbers expected to rise to 7.3 billion by 2034, aviation industry players are keen on exploring the latest technologies and solutions to offer seamless travel experience to passengers while maintaining an infallible security at the same time. Larger international participation helps aviation industry players network and explore the best available international technologies they can implement according to their requirement.rnrnAt the Airport Show-2016, Germany Pavilion will be the biggest in terms of exhibitors – a total of 40 including 7 new ones. German companies have been participating in the Airport Show over the past decade under the umbrella of German Airport Technology and Equipment (GATE). The pavilion organiser is Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH and the exhibitors represent almost every segment of the aviation industry, making the pavilion strongly attractive to visitors.rnrnThe French Pavilion, which made its first appearance at the Airport Show eight years ago, will feature 14 exhibitors, providing the participants of the world’s leading B2B event for the airport industry the opportunity to gain insights into their latest portfolio of products and expertise in different domains. Business France is the organiser for this pavilion, which includes 6D Solutions, Caddie, CARTEL Manutention, Delta Box, DESCHAMPS, FORTAL, GATE, NAKSYS Airport Systems, OREP, PINON, SOVAL Export, SOVAM, Usimat Sermees, as the exhibitors.rnrnThe Swiss and UK pavilions will have 12 exhibitors each this year. T-Link Management AG is the organiser of the Swiss pavilion while British Aviation Group is the organiser for the UK Pavilion. Switzerland has been a key player in the aviation industry in the region in a variety of segments. There will be eight exhibitors in the North America Pavilion, six in China and three in Italy Pavilion.rnrnLast year, the Airport Show attracted 7,120 aviation professionals who networked, sourced their product requirements and created over US$20 billion worth of regional business possibilities. The show organisers are confident about crossing the growth levels originally projected for this year in terms of exhibitors and participants.