$217m contracts signed at DEAL show
Dubai , April 26, 2012
Contracts worth Dh800 million ($217.8 million) were signed at the DEAL 2012, an event dedicated to the amusement industry, said International Expo Consults (IEC), the event organiser.
The event was held in Dubai from April 17-19.
These contracts were for equipment, rides and other innovative products and also projects that would be carried out during the course of the year, said IEC, a division of Falak Holding.
DEAL is Middle East’s annual focal point for all stakeholders in the amusement and related industries looking for a successful entry or greater growth in the region’s markets. The show had over 200 firms from across 30 countries and over 6,000 trade visitors exploring the show.
DEAL 2012 witnessed a large gathering of key players and visitors in the amusement industry from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, US, Mediterranean and Asian countries. This year has been the ‘Year of innovations’ for the amusement and entertainment industry. 4D, 5D, 6D and 7D cinemas, the latest family entertainment centre equipments, video games, redemption games, kiddie rides, prize machines and many other innovative offerings were unveiled during the show, the statement said.
“The industry is on a growth path and we are confident that the region will soon witness state-of-the-art amusement and entertainment experience as a result of the innovative products that were showcased at DEAL. We are also delighted to see that our exhibitors have signed multi-million dollar contracts during the show and we are sure that this will keep them busy till the next show,” said Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, chairman, IEC. – TradeArabia News Service