Sign in or Register
 
 
Exhibition News Race Day
Register today to receive each issue absolutely FREE!


Business Development Manager
London

Head of Sales and Events
Harrogate International Centre

Event Manager
Nottingham

Sales Executive
London



Food show win spurs HIC Yorkshire's plans for growth...

Lewis Field, head of design at exhibition stand builder Nimlok...

The Old Granada Studios in Manchester have been revamped into an...

Exhibition News September 2014
September 2014

Counter Terror Expo to launch in Abu Dhabi
posted on: 27/4/2011 11:43:21
RESIZED Adnec

Clarion Events is launching its Counter Terror Expo brand in the United Arab Emirates this autumn.
 
Counter Terror Expo Arabia will take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 31 October to 3 November 2011.
 
According to Joanna Edwards, conference director at Clarion partner Mecom Forums, the decision to launch so soon came as a result of competing shows taking place in 2012.
 
“It’s going to be quite a quick launch for us, but we wanted to get something out into the market sooner rather than later,” she told EN.
 
The event will have a smaller exhibition element than its UK counterpart, but an expanded conference element.
 
“It’s a model that works well in the Middle East,” said Edwards, “and it enables us to offer something different to other things in the market.”
 
“There’s a lot of money being spent here in the UAE on homeland security technology, so it’s a good market in which to roll out our brand,” she added.
 
The launch follows the announcement of the show’s American launch, which will take place from 22 to 24 May 2012 at the Walter E Washington Convention Center in Washington DC.
 
“The launch of Counter Terror Expo in the United States will significantly expand Clarion Events’ position in the North American market, especially for our highly respected security and defence portfolio,” said Clarion Defence and Security MD Tim Porter.

“Our expo and conference will offer a central venue for attendees from Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, first responders and other government agencies to gain a greater understanding of emerging threats as well as the solutions available to detect and reduce future risks."

This year's UK edition of the Counter Terror Expo included its first live bomb-disposal demonstration.

Questions, comments or tips? Email mtrudeau@mashmedia.net


Print:
Email:
Share article:

COMMENTS
Would you like to Leave a Comment?

LATEST NEWS
Reed Exhibitions has appointed Chet Burchett as chief executive officer, effective January 2015.

Record attendance at Insomnia52 gaming event
posted on: 2/9/2014 10:20:13
More than 30,000 people, a best ever for the event, visited the UK’s largest gaming festival at the Ricoh Arena.

Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring is anticipating 450 exhibitors for its next exhibition in January 2015.

Organiser of the inaugural The Venue Expo, UKFE, has announced the 2015 edition of the show is to relocate to the Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

A team of Business Design Centre (BDC) staff has raised more than £29,000 for the charity Islington Giving after a six-day bike ride from Newcastle to the north London venue.