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FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIRSHOW HOSTS BRIEFING IN CHINA
Airshow Organisers, Farnborough International Ltd, hosted a briefing today at the Zhizhen Culture Innovation Centre at Beihang University, Beijing, regarding the forthcoming Farnborough International Airshow. Invited Chinese exhibitors were given an overview of the show to assist them with their participation. Organisers also hosted a briefing with key Chinese media about the event.
Chinese participation at the upcoming event which takes place from 11th – 17th July 2016 is at its largest. The dedicated Chinese pavilion represents a 103% increase in footprint and a 98% increase in spend compared to the 2014 show. As one of the leading global events on the aviation calendar the Farnborough International Airshow represents the perfect opportunity to promote Chinese expertise to the global aerospace industry.
Chinese companies participating in the event Include Avichina Industry & Technology Co Ltd, Aviage Systems, Western Superconducting Technologies Co Ltd, China Aviation Industrial Base, China Aviation News, China General Aviation Industry, Baoji Titanium Industry, Shaanxi China Aero Industry Gas Spring Ltd, Tipro International Co Ltd, Wuxi Turbine Blade Co Ltd and COMAC.
Speaking at the briefing, FIL Commercial Director, Amanda Stainer, said, “We are extremely excited to be here in Beijing to meet with our Chinese exhibitors. Participation at the show will open many doors for more commercial trade between the Chinese aerospace supply chain and the many global organisations that attend the show. As well as networking with other aerospace companies, there are opportunities to participate in the civil and commercial delegations programmes that are invited to the show. Furthermore, EUPIC (EU Project Innovation Centre) will also be hosting a conference at the show - One Road One Belt -New Opportunities and Beyond for Aerospace industry.”
With just a few months to go now until the show, the event is shaping up well. The exhibition is already over 90% sold with exhibitors now busy planning their participation at the show and trade registration is open. Organisers are delighted that F-35 Joint Strike Fighter will be participating at the show as well as other military and civil aircraft including the Airbus A400M and the Airbus A380. The show also coincides with Boeing’s Centennial Celebrations. In 2014, the show saw US$204bn of engine and aircraft orders made at the show, over 1500 exhibitors and 100,000 trade visits.
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