Arab Health sells out with occupied space up 50 percent
The Arab Health exhibition will open on Sunday, January 18, 2004, with 1,600 exhibitors from over 50 countries and 25 country pavilions.
The exhibition, organized by IIR Exhibitions with official support from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Health and the Dubai Department of Health and Medical Services, has been the fastest selling show in the event’s 29 year history, selling out all eight halls at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre and registering a 50 percent increase in occupied space.
For the first time, Arab Health, which serves a market estimated to be worth $74 billion, will feature national pavilions from Brazil, Pakistan, Singapore, Sweden and Turkey. The event will also showcase services offered by more than 100 of the world’s top hospitals.
Germany will once again be the largest group at the exhibition with three major pavilions. Over 200 companies and 60 of Germany’s hospitals and clinics will be participating.. The German Healthcare Export Group that represents Germany’s healthcare exporters will be showcasing many products, which will be making their Middle East debut.
Other countries with a large number of companies participating include the UK and Italy. The UK presence at Arab Health will be the Kingdom’s largest ever with over 120 of Britain’s healthcare providers and suppliers displaying at the event. Meanwhile, Italy will be represented by over 70 companies, many of them making their first appearance at Arab Health. — (menareport.com)
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