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The exhibtion was officially opened by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
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Inspecting the revised plans for Nakheel’s Palm Deira.
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This year was the 14th edition of the exhibition.
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There are 2600 exhibitors from 64 countries.
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Exhibitor numbers are up 24% from last year’s show.
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The first day of the exhibition saw 5000 people attend.
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First day visitor numbers were up over 5% from last year.
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Apart from the UAE, countries with an increased number of visitors were Egypt, India, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the UK.
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First day visitors arrived from 88 countries worldwide.
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Countries exhibitiing for the first time included Croatia, Peru, Swaziland and Taiwan.