Contracts worth over $240m signed at DEAL 2014
International Expo Consults (IEC), a branch of Falak Holding, stated that exhibitors at DEAL 2014 show have signed contracts worth over US$240 million dollars. The DEAL show grew by 20 percent over the previous year, as exhibitors signed contracts for innovative products and projects, amusement rides and other equipments. The show this year had ushered in more than 300 firms from across 33 countries and attracted over 7000 quality trade visitors apart from 32 new exhibitors.
DEAL is Middle East’s gateway for all the participants and associates within the amusement and entertainment industry which can boost their growth and give them a smooth transition into the region’s market. DEAL 2015 is scheduled to be held between the 21st and 23rd of April, 2015 and the venue will be ‘The Arena’ and ‘Sheikh Saeed’ halls at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).
“We are extremely delighted that majority of our exhibitors have signed significant contracts during the show. Many meetings and business contacts have been created and developed as exhibitors reached out to several visitors and trade partners at the show. There has been a renewed zest in the industry and we are sure that the region will be witnessing state-of-the-art Family Entertainment Centres (FEC) due to the state-of-the-art products that were showcased at DEAL,” said Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, Chairman, IEC.
“Deal 2014, in its 20th edition was the sole platform in the Middle East for exhibitors in the amusement and entertainment industry to connect with the buyers. This definitely is a platform for buyers to see and test the latest product offerings and services and for businesses to create a rapport and forge new contacts. There weren’t any shows in the past in the region that addressed the theme parks and amusement industry and we took the onus to nurture and evolve this show 20 years ago. As new faces approached us for larger spaces next year, we are confident that our exhibition will stand to benefit many as I wish to thank all our partners and exhibitors who have lend their trust and support throughout this journey,” added Mr. Falaknaz.
Apart from highlighting several contemporary products, DEAL 2014 projected 5D and 7D cinemas, video games, rides for kids, latest family entertainment centre equipments and other ingenious offerings at the exhibition.
The DEAL 2014 show had attracted exhibitors from countries diverse as Belgium, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, UK, France, Turkey, and USA, apart from new countries which include Denmark, Singapore and Qatar. Deal 2014 had ushered in some of the industries key players, with regional and global names such as Al Hokair Company Amusement Rides Factory – KSA, Amusement Services International – UAE, Embed International – Australia, EOS – Darsie’ SRL – Italy, Falgas Industries – Spain, Innovative Concepts in Entertainment – USA, Intercard – USA, International Total Project Solution – Egypt, Moser’s Rides – Italy, Polin Waterparks And Pool Sytems – Turkey, SBF – Visa Group – Italy, Switch Middle East Trading – UAE, United Distributing – UK, Warehouse of Games – UAE, among other important players across the globe.
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