Dubai to host six international expos in January

January 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS  

Dubai, Jan 8 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host six major international expos in the sectors ranging from Petrochemicals to healthcare in January.The expos represent the petrochemicals, security, education, human resources, production services and healthcare and biotechnology sectors. The events will be organised at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

January’s programme will set the pace for what promises to be a fruitful and energized year for trade and business development in the UAE, the DWTC said.

Helal Saeed Almarri, CEO of DWTC, said Friday: “With an impressive line-up of events, DWTC is ideally positioned for another signature year, and remains committed to providing the ideal networking platform by hosting a global calendar of world-class events.”

The Arab Health expo Jan 24-27 is world’s second largest healthcare exhibition. The 2010 edition saw a record 66,000 participants and over 2,700 exhibitors from 58 countries.

Exhibitors from Japan, Hong Kong, Argentina and Singapore, among others, are expected to participate in this year’s event.

The four-day Arab International Plastic and Rubber Industry Trade expo began here Saturday. This will be closely followed by other regional and international shows, including the Intersec Exhibition, the Education UK Exhibition, the International Human Resources Conference and Exhibition, the Sign and Graphic Imaging Middle East Exhibition and the Arab Health Exhibition and Conference.

Representing some of the region’s high-priority industries, the exhibitions play a critical role in the forging of strategic and lucrative business deals, as well as acting as centres of expert knowledge exchange.

–IANS/WAM
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