Due to its growing importance, the Air Cargo Europe 2007 exhibition held this month in Munich will feature an entire hall devoted for exhibitors in the sector.
Part of the 11th international Trade Fair for Logistics, Telematics and Transport, Air Cargo Europe expects around 200 exhibitors from over 30 countries to participate.
As a result, for the first time the exhibition space will encompass an entire 11,000m2 exhibition hall.
"Air Cargo Europe has expanded considerably in 2007," said Reinhard Klein, exhibition group director, Munich International Trade Fairs. "The event will feature exhibiting companies from across the world, including a large number from the Middle East, which represents the huge growth being experienced in the region."
Taking place from 12 to 15 June at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre, the exhibition will be accompanied by a two day conference on the mornings of the 13 and 14.
Amongst the leading industry figures discussing current themes in the sector is the new chairman of Lufthansa Cargo, Carsten Spohr, Dr Ulrich Ogiermann, president and CEO of Cargolux Airlines International, and Ludwig Simmel, senior manager supply chain management of Toshiba Europe.
A series of talks on the new markets in Eastern Europe and India is another key feature of the exhibition's programme. Industry experts examining the topic include Ram Menen, divisional senior vice president cargo, Emirates Airlines, Thomas Hoang, regional director of Boeing, Dr Martin Raab, vice president of Capgemini Deutschland and Michael Mühlberger, vice president Central and Eastern Europe, FedEX Express Europe.
Entrance to the exhibition, forums and workshops at the fair is free, whilst a fee is required for attendance at the conferences.For all the latest transport news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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