DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The Airport Show 2013, Middle East’s largest event dedicated to airport technologies, operations and infrastructure, is set to grow by 20% this year, building on the success of its last edition and the inflow of multi-billion dollar investments across the regional airports sector.
Despite the global economic slowdown, Middle East’s aviation sector continues to grow amid stormy headwinds. Dubai is investing Dh28 bn while Abu Dhabi is investing Dh25 bn in expanding their airport capabilities –part of the Dh700 bn ($190 bn) airport development activities in the region.
Following last year's hugely successful show, the next edition of the Airport Show will take place from 6-8 May 2013 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Dubai, UAE. Designed to support the regional industry’s growth, the 2013 Airport Show will introduce a number of exciting new features, such as:
The Global Airport Leaders’ Forum: A rich content platform running from 7–8 May 2013, assembling the world's foremost airport, policy, business and technology leaders in an effort to address the challenges they face and provide them with a platform on which they can exchange expertise and know-how, share best practice, forge partnerships and discuss issues of common interest.
The Airport Passenger Experience: A dedicated area designed to simulate the passenger experience that will bring together the entire passenger value chain – from airlines and government representatives to the latest technologies, solutions and innovations that are set to revolutionize the industry.
Airports Projects Showcase: A high-end platform where airport project owners will present their projects, providing exhibitors with an insight into the region’s business opportunities.
Note to Editors:
Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Dubai Airports and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, the Airport Show has gained the support of international industry associations and local government authorities. The 13th Airport Show will be collocated with the Global Airport Leaders’ Forum.
*Source: ME NewsWire
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