Saudi PPPP concludes with SAR billions worth of deals signed in petrochemicals, printing, packaging and plastic industries
"Saudi PPPP 2009" has recently concluded a four-day showcase of the latest products, technologies and innovations from more than 500 local and international companies, generating SAR billions worth of new projects and business deals. The mega trade event attracted over 27,000 visitors at the Riyadh International Exhibition Centre, reaffirming the reputation of Saudi PPPP as the premier business-to-business platform for buyers, industry professionals, international distributors and other stakeholders in the region's fast-growing petrochemicals, printing, packaging and plastic industries.
Riyadh Exhibitions Company, organiser of Saudi PPPP, has revealed that it will hold separate, stand-alone exhibitions for some segments of Saudi PPPP starting year 2011, to expand the scope of the specific trade events and satisfy the growing requirements of trade exhibitors and buyers. Saudi PPPP 2009 is a collection of four premier trade exhibitions under one roof: "Saudi Petrochem 2009 – The 4th International Exhibition for Chemicals and Chemical Technology Industry"; "Saudi Plas 2009 – The 9th International Plastics Technology Show"; "Saudi Pack 2009 – The 9th International Packing Machinery and Materials Show"; and "Saudi Print 2009 – The 9th International Pre-press and Printing Technology Exhibition".
Mohammed Al Hussaini, Deputy General Manager, Riyadh Exhibitions Company said: "The high-level attendance of local, regional and international trade exhibitors and visitors has been a distinct achievement for Saudi PPPP, which reflects the region's excellent economic conditions and the expanding and fast-growing market for the petrochemicals, printing, packaging and plastic industries. The event's record participation also underscores the importance of a dedicated trade event to facilitate networking activities and promote business growth in these key industries in the Middle East."
Inaugurated by H.E Dr. Khalid Bin Mohammad Al Sulaiman, Deputy Minister for Industrial Affairs, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Saudi PPPP 2009 gathered a powerful assembly of Saudi Government officials and key decision-makers from leading business organisations in the Middle East and around the world. The trade show was supported by diamond sponsor Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) and gold sponsor Petro Rabigh. Up to 35 per cent of the showcased products at Saudi PPPP 2009 were manufactured in Saudi Arabia.