Materials Handling Middle East 2011 to be held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed



H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman Dubai Airports, President, Dubai Department of Civil Aviation and Chairman and CEO, Emirates has once again pledged his support for Materials Handling Middle East. The bi-annual trade exhibition covering the logistics, supply chain, freight and cargo industries will be held this year from September 25th to 27th at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al MaktoumMaterials Handling Middle East reflects the latest trends and developments within the logistics and materials handling industries and receives strong interest from manufacturers, suppliers, agencies and government institutions from across the region.

H.H. Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, said: “With the ongoing development of Dubai International, Dubai World Central and our new airport Dubai World Central-Al Maktoum International as well as the continued expansion of the various Free Zones, Dubai is confidently asserting itself as an emerging global trade and logistics hub. Trade fairs such as Materials Handling Middle East are important platforms for supporting this continued development as they shine light on the city’s prospects within this industry and encourage further trade development.”

Mr Ahmed Pauwels, CEO, Epoc Messe Frankfurt, organiser of Materials Handling Middle East, commented: “The support of H.H. Sheikh Ahmed is invaluable to us. We are working hard to ensure the delivery of a high quality, focused event in September and with this support we will build further on the show’s momentum. The transportation and logistics market in this region is a dynamic one with bountiful opportunities for business development.”

The exhibition provides the ideal opportunity for manufacturers and service providers from across the globe to penetrate the Middle East market. As a result, it also ensures that the region has access to the latest trends and technology available, with a host of product launches for the region taking place at the trade event.

Materials Handling Middle East is pleased to confirm the participation of market leaders Carl Stahl, Span Group with their range of Jungheinrich products, SSI Schaeffer, Interroll, Euroroll and Schoeller to name a few. This year’s exhibition will welcome over 250 exhibitors presenting a wide range of products from warehouse equipment and transportation solutions to inventory management and logistics services.